20th SASS Congress
21 - 23 May 2020

Dr. John Kostuik - Ontario Canada

Name: John P. Kostuik
Born: 07/06/1937, Canada
Graduated Medical School: 1961 Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario Canada
Residency: 1961-1967 University of Toronto
Residency Mentors: R.B. Salter, Ian Macnab, John Hall
One year lab research: Dr. RB Salter, 1962-1963
Duncan Fellow: 1967-1968 University of Toronto
McLaughlin Traveling Fellow: 1968-1969, Europe
Certified Orthopedics: 1967
Faculty: 1967-1991, University of Toronto Orthopedics
Professor Department: 1983, Department of Orthopedics, University of Toronto
McLaughlin Traveling Fellow: 1981, Japan
Professor of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery: 1991-2004, Johns Hopkins University
Chief of Spinal Surgery: 1991-2004, Johns Hopkins University
Chairman of Orthopedics: 1999-2001, Johns Hopkins University
Chairman of the Board: 2004-2010, K2M, Inc.
Chief Medical Officer: 2004-2018
Member of the Board: 2010-2018, K2M, Inc.

Current: Advisor to the President, Stryker Spine Division
Professor Emeritus, Johns Hopkins University

Awards: American-British Canadian Fellow 1975
Traveling fellowships above
Scoliosis Research Society Traveling Fellow (Mentor) Asia 2001
Hibbs Awards SRS
Wiltse Award NASS
Farfan / Selby Award NASS
Harrington Lecturer, Scoliosis Research Society, 2009
Lifetime Achievement Award SRS, 2010

President Scoliosis Research Society: 1987
President North American Scoliosis Society: 1991 - Founder
Member SRS-NASS-CSRS-ISSLS, additionally twelve other societies including AOA-Canadian 
Orthopedic Association, French, Belgian, Japanese, Argentinean, Ecuadorian Orthopedic Associations

Editorial Boards: JBJS, SPINE, Journal of spinal Disorders. Spine Journal

Published: 125 peer reviewed papers and three text books
Visiting Professor: 37 Countries and 90 Universities

Married: Wife, Marilyn
Hobbies: Wood carving, Golf, Travel, Lecturing and Teaching