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Spine Surgery Fellowship
LA Spine Institute (2007-2008)
1301 20th Street, Suite 400
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Director: Rick B. Delamarter, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
Oregon Health & Sciences University (2003-2007)
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239
Chairman: Jung U. Yoo, M.D.
University of Vermont: Fletcher Allen Healthcare (2002-2003)
Robert T. Stafford Hall, 4th Floor
Burlington, VT 05405-0084
Chairman: Claude E. Nichols III, M.D.
Oregon Health & Sciences University (1998-2002)
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239
Magna Cum Laude
University of Oregon Honors College (1992-1997)
Eugene, OR 97403
BA General Science, Minors Business, Biology, Chemistry
Sunset High School (1988-1992)
13840 NW Cornell Rd
Portland, OR 97229
Tatsumi RL. Radiation Exposure During the Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedure and Techniques To Reduce Radiation Dosage. International Journal of Spine Surgery. 6;1:195-199. 2012.
Tatsumi RL, Ching AC, Byrd GD, Hiratzka JR, Threlkeld JE, Hart RA. Predictors and Prevalance of Patients Undergoing Additional Kyphoplasty Procedures After an Initial Kyphoplasty Procedure. The Spine Journal. 10; 11: 979-986. 2010.
Tatsumi, RL, Khavahi, Taylor B, Bae HW. Evaluating the disc preparation between the XLIF and TLIF approaches. Submitted to Spine. 2010.
Tatsumi, RL, Gallina JM, Kropf MA, Bae HW, Kanim LE, Delamarter RB. Results and Analysis of Compassionate Use of Lumbar Disc Replacements: Up to Four Year Follow-up. The Spine Journal. 2008. 8;5:159S.
Tatsumi, RL, Gallina JM, Kropf MA, Bae HW, Kanim LE, Delamarter RB. Clinical and Radiologic Evaluation of Cervical Disc Replacements in the Compassionate Use Patients: 2 to 4 year follow-up. The Spine Journal. 2008. 8;5:46S.
Tatsumi, RT, Gallina JM, Davis T. Cervical Epidural Injections. 2007. Submitted to Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedics.
Tatsumi, RT, Davis, T, Kropf M. Cervical Discitis Following a Cervical Epidural Injection. 2007. Submitted to JBJS.
Pradham BB, Tatsumi RL, Gallina J, Kuhns CA, Wang JC, Dawson EG. Does the Periopeartive Use of Ketorolac Really Inhibit Spinal Fusion? Spine. 2008. 33:19:2079-82.
Hart, RA, Tatsumi RL, Hiratzka JR, Yoo JU. Perioperative Complications of Combined Anterior and Posterior Cervical Decompression Crossing the Cervico-Thoracic Junction. Spine 2008. 33; 26: 2887-2891.
Tatsumi RL, Yoo JU, Liu Q, Hart RA. Biomechanical Differences in Posterior Instrumented Rod Constructs Spanning the Cervico-Thoracic Junction. Spine. 2007. 32;10:1072-1076.
Tatsumi R and Hart R. Early Complications of Anterior Cervical Decompression with Posterior Instrumented Fusion Across the Cervicothoracic Junction. The Spine Journal. 2005. 5;4: S69.
Tatsumi RL. Methemoglobinemia:An Institutional and Literature Review. Chest 2002
Lynch J, Tatsumi RL, Altenburg JR. Residual Paralysis in the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit in Patients Receiving Neuromuscular Blocking Agents Intraoperatively. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 1999.
Tatsumi RL. Silver Ion’s Disinfectant Properties, Oregon Honors College Senior Thesis, 1997.
Tatsumi RL, Hart RA. Cervical, Thoracolumbar and Sacral Fractures In: Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care eds. Asenio JA and Trunkey D. 5th Edition. Mosby, Inc; 2008.
Tatsumi RL, Gallina J, Bae H. Early Clinical Results of Nucleus Arthoplasty Technology In: Nucleus Athroplasty Technology. eds Davis RJ, Girardi FP, Cammisa FP. Minneapolis: Raymedica LLC, 2007.
Tatsumi RL, Herzberg A. Avascular Necrosis. In: The 5-Minute Pain Management Consult.
eds. Sibell DM, Kirsch, JR. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams, & Wilkins; 2007.
Non-Invasive Approach to the Spine. Portland, OR. Northwest Association of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 9/29/2013.
Lateral Pressure Study for the Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Procedure. San Diego, CA. SOLAS. 5/10/2013.
Endplate Preparation Differences Among Four Mini-Open Interbody Fusion Approaches. San Diego, CA. SOLAS. 5/10/2013.
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spine Surgery. Salishan, Oregon. Oregon Tial Lawyer’s Association- Worker’s Compensation Division. 5/11/2013.
Looking For Relief From Back Pain? Providence Willamette Falls. Oregon City, OR. 11/7/2012.
Pedicle Screw versus Aspen for Degenerative Spondylolisthesis with Stenosis: Outcomes, Radiographic Analysis, and Financial Comparison. NASS. Dallas, Texas. Spotlight Presentation, 10/24/2012.
Cervical Motion Preservation. Gatti and Gatti Seminar. Wilsonville, OR. 9/20/2012.
Radiation Exposure to the Surgeon During the Lateral Lumbar Procedure. ISASS. Barceolona, Spain. 3/2012.
AO Spine Bioskills Workshop. Portland, OR 4/2/2011. Cervical Arthroplasty to Therapeutic Associates. Portland, OR 11/2010.
In Vitro Evaluation of Disc Space Preparation Between Two Lumbar Interbody Fusion Approaches (XLIF vs. TLIF). E-Poster. IMAST. Vienna, Austria 7/15/09.
Artificial Disc Replacement: Cervical and Lumbar. Podium Presentation. Oregon Neurosurgical Society. Salishan Lodge, Oregon 5/30/09.
Chronic Neck and Back Pain. Legacy Meridian Park Hospital. 5/21/09.
In Vitro Evaluation of Disc Space Preparation Between Two Lumbar Interboy Fusion Approaches (XLIF vs. TLIF). Podium Presentation. Society of Lateral Access Society. La Jolla, California 4/17/09.
Clinical and Radiologic Evaluation of Cervical Disc Replacements in Compassionate Use Patients: 2-4 Year Follow-up. Podium Presentation. NASS Toronto, Canada 10/14/08.
Results and Analysis of Compassionate Use of Lumbar Disc Replacements: Up to Four Year Follow-up. E-Poster. NASS. Toronto, Canada 10/13/08
Clinical and Radiologic Evaluation of Cervical Disc Replacements in Compassionate Use Patients: 2-4 Year Follow-up. Podium Presentation. NASS Toronto, Canada 10/16/08.
Predictors and Prevalence of Additional Vertebral Compression Fractures Treated with Kyphoplasty Following Initial Kyphoplasty. Podium Presentation. North Pacific Orthopaedic Society. Union, Wa. 9/18-20, 2008.
Prevalence and Predictors of Patients Undergoing Kyphoplasty for Additional Vertebral Compression Fractures After Initial Kyphoplasty. Western Orthopaedic Association, Maui, Hawaii. 7/25/08.
Vertebroplasty versus Kyphoplasty. Spine and Wine Conference. Portland, OR 4/14/08
Posterior Cervico-Thoracic Instrumentation Constructs. Podium Presentation. 82nd Annual North Pacific Orthopaedic Society, Sun Valley, ID. 9/12/07
Posterior Cervico-Thoracic Instrumentation Constructs. Podium Presentation. 46th Dillehunt Memoral Lectureship/Lamplighter Lectureship. Portland, OR. 5/19/07.
Mechanical Comparison of Posterior Constructs For Cervico-Thoracic Fixation. Podium Presentation. Cervical Spine Research Society. Palm Beach, FL. 11/06.
Mechanical Comparison of Posterior Constructs For Cervico-Thoracic Fixation. Poster #38. Scoliosis Research Society. 41st Annual Meeting. Monterey, CA. 9/14/06. P.211.
Early Complications Following Anterior and Posterior Fusion/Instrumentation for Multi-level Cervical Spine Disease. Poster Presentation at Cervical Spine Research Society. Boston, MA 12/12/04.
Methemoglobinemia:An Institutional and Literature Review. Poster Presentation. Chest Conference, San Diego, CA 11/2002.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS / ACTIVITIES:
Meridian Park Surgical Committee Department Vice Chair 2013 to present
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgerons: Spine Committee 2013 to 2015
International Society for the Advancement of Spine 2011 to present
University of Portland Socer/Basketball Teams Spine Physician 2011 to present
Oregon Orthopedic Society-Board Member 2009 to 2011
Meridian Park Hospital Surgery Committee 2009 to present
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