John Braun, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston, MA, Massachusetts General Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery Boston, MA

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Pediatric Scoliosis and Spine Surgeon

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  • Office

    MGH Orthopedics
    55 Fruit Street, Yawkey 3rd Floor
    Boston, MA 02114
    Phone(617) 726-8523
    Fax(617) 724-0551
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  • I am a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon specializing in the treatment of scoliosis with a subspecialty interest in pediatric scoliosis and spine surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Minnesota
    University of MinnesotaFELLOWSHIP
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Hospital for Special SurgeryRESIDENCY
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus
    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell CampusINTERNSHIP
  • Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
    Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell UniversityMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2019 - 2020
  • NH State Medical License
    NH State Medical License 2012 - 2020
  • VT State Medical License
    VT State Medical License 2006 - 2018
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 1999 - 2008
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1994 - 1999
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 1980 - 1981
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The Andrew N. Swanson Memorial Award for Excellence in Spine Surgery Research Hospital for Special Surgery, 2010
  • Russell A. Hibbs Award in Basic Science Scoliosis Research Society, 2007
  • Pierre H. Labelle Award for Best Clinical Paper Quebec Scoliosis Society, 2006
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Three-Dimensional Analysis of 2 Fusionless Scoliosis Treatments: A Flexible Ligament Tether Versus a Rigid Shape Memory Alloy Staple  
    Braun JT, Spine 2006
  • Relative Versus Absolute Modulation pf Growth in the Fusionless Treatment of Experimental Scoliosis  
    Braun JT, Spine 2006
  • Static Versus Dynamic Loading in the Mechanical Modulation of Vertebral Growth  
    Akyuz E and Braun JT, Spine 2006
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  • Complications and Additional Procedures After Anterior Vertebral Tethering for AIS: An Eight Year Experience 
    Scoliosis Research Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 2019
  • Three-Dimensional Analysis of Severe AIS Curve Correction with Anterior Vertebral Tethers 
    International Meetinig on Advanced Spine Techniques, Washington, DC 2016
  • Anterior Vertebral Tethering in the Treatment of AIS: A Comparison of Skeletally Immature Versus More Mature Patients 
    Scoliosis Research Society, Philladelphia, PA 2017
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Hospital Affiliations