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Ali A. Baaj MD

Spinal Neurosurgeon
Division of Neurosurgery, University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

About Ali A. Baaj MD

Dr. Baaj is assistant professor and director of spinal neurosurgery at the University of Arizona in Tucson.  He previously completed neurosurgical training at the University of South Florida and spine fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.  He also previously completed a one-year research fellowship at the Spinal Biomechanics Laboratory in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix.  Dr. Baaj is trained in both minimally invasive and traditional open surgical approaches.  His interests include spinal oncology and trauma, complex spinal reconstruction, and minimally invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Baaj serves on the SpineUniverse Editorial Board. Both and are Vertical Health, LLC web properties.

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Articles Written by Ali A. Baaj MD

Glycemic Control Indirectly Improved in Patients with Diabetes and Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Following Decompression Surgery
According to a prospective cohort study published online ahead of print in The Spine Journal, patients with type 2 diabetes had significant reductions in A1C levels following decompression spine surgery to treat lumbar spinal stenosis.

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