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Alexander M Satin, M.D.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Texas Back Institute
5680 Frisco Sq. Blvd. Suite 1200 Frisco, Texas 75033 Phone: 214-618-3960 Fax: 214-618-8025

Biography

| Practicing Locations: Frisco & McKinney
| Personal Quote:

“There is no substitute for a caring physician who listens to and connects with their patients.  I strive to provide my patients with thoughtful, individualized treatment plans to best meet their unique needs.  I am passionate about minimally invasive spine surgery and motion-preserving technology.”

| Specialty: Spine Surgery

| Fellowship Training: Spine Surgery

| Dr. Satin, M.D.

Dr. Alexander Satin, a spine surgeon at Texas Back Institute, graduated with honors from Johns Hopkins University after earning a degree in Biophysics.  He received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and served as co-president of his class.  Dr. Satin completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Hofstra University-Northwell Health system in New York.  Following his residency, Dr. Satin completed a Spine Surgery fellowship at Texas Back Institute where he trained with international leaders in disc replacement, robotic spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, and endoscopic spine surgery.

Dr. Satin is committed to advancing the field of spine surgery and improving patient care.  He has presented original research and been an invited lecturer at meetings throughout North America and Europe.  He has written numerous book chapters and published original research articles in journals such as The Spine Journal, Spine Deformity, Global Spine Journal, and European Spine Journal. Dr. Satin is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, and Cervical Spine Research Society.

In his spare time, Dr. Satin enjoys traveling and cooking with his wife, golfing and spending time with friends and family.

| Education

      • Johns Hopkins University – Bachelor of Art with Biophysics 2010
      • Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Medical Degree  2014
      • Northwell Health System – General Surgery Internship 2015
      • Northwell Health System – Orthopedic Surgery Residency 2019
      • Texas Back Institute – Spine Fellowship 2020

| Awards/Recognition

      • 3rd Place, 2018 Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Alumni Day
      • 2nd Place, 2017 Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Alumni Day
      • 2nd Place, 2017 Northwell Health Orthopaedic Research Symposium
      • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2014
      • General University Honors, Johns Hopkins University, 2010
      • Dean’s List, Johns Hopkins University; Spring 2007, Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 2009

| Publications, Books & Presentations

 

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Satin AM, Lieberman IH. The Virtual Spine Examination: Telemedicine in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond. Global Spine J. 2020:2192568220947744.
  2. Katz AD, Perfetti DC, Job AV, Willinger M, Goldstein JA, Kiridly D, Satin AM, Essig DA. Comparative Analysis of 30-Day Readmission, Reoperation, and Morbidity Between Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty Performed in the Inpatient and Outpatient Settings Utilizing the ACS-NSQIP Dataset. Global Spine J. 2020:2192568220941458.
  3. Perfetti DC, Job AV, Satin AM, Katz AD, Silber JS, Essig DA. Is academic department teaching status associated with adverse outcomes after lumbar laminectomy and discectomy for degenerative spine diseases? Spine J.
  4. Haddas R, Satin AM, Lieberman I. What is actually happening inside the “cone of economy”: compensatory mechanisms during a dynamic balance test. Eur Spine J. 2020.
  5. Sarwahi V, Atlas AM, Perfetti DC, Hasan SS, Galina JM, Satin AM, Amaral TD. Surgeon Volume Affects Short- and Long-Term Surgical Outcomes in Pediatric Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deformity. 2020:1-7.
  6. Satin AM, Norelli JB, Sgaglione NA, Grande DA. Effect of Combined Leukocyte-Poor Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid on Bone Marrow–Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell and Chondrocyte Metabolism. 2019:1947603519858739.
  7. Satin AM, Chen Y, Silber JS, Essig DA. Sagittal plane deformity: Evaluation and Management. In: Wiesel SW, Boden SC, ed. Seminars in Spine Surgery. 2017; 29(4)208-14.
  8. Shah SS, Satin AM, Mullen JR, Merwin S, Goldin M, Sgaglione NA. Impact of recent guideline changes on aspirin prescribing after knee arthroplasty. J Orthop Surg Res. 2016;11:123.
  9. Satin AM, DePalma AA, Cuellar J, Gruson KI. Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve palsy following shoulder surgery in the beach chair position: a report of 4 cases. Am J Orthop. 2014;43(9):E206-209.

 

Editorials, Letters to the Editor & Other

  1. Satin AM, Derman PB. Regional Anesthesia for Lumbar Spine Surgery. In: Singh K, ed. Vertebral Columns;Spring 2020.
  2. Sgaglione NA, Satin AM. Northwell Investigators Explore Novel Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis. In: Scuderi G, ed. Northwell Health Orthopaedic Bulletin; Spring 2017.

 

Book Chapters

  1. Satin AM, Derman PB, Guyer RD. Lumbar Total Disc Arthroplasty. In: Steinmetz M, Benzel E, Berven S, ed. Benzel’s Spine Surgery: Techniques, Complication Avoidance, and Management, Fifth Edition: Elsevier Health Sciences; Submitted 2020.
  2. Satin AM, Kiridly DN, Essig DA, Silber JS. Thoracic Transpedicular Decompression. In: Vaccaro AR, ed. Expert Techniques in Spine Surgery: Jaypee Brothers, Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited; Published 2019.
  3. Kiridly DN, Satin AM, Essig DA, Silber JS. Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Disc Herniation. In: Vaccaro AR, ed. Expert Techniques in Spine Surgery: Jaypee Brothers, Medical Publishers Pvt. Limited; Published 2019.
  4. Stein SM, Satin AM, Grande D, Sgaglione NA. Cartilage: Debridement and Microfracture. In: Fu F, ed. Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Sports Medicine, 2nd Edition: Wolters Kluwer; Published 2019.
  5. Satin AM, Essig DA, Silber JS. The treatment of certain cervical-spine disorders by anterior removal of the intervertebral disc and interbody fusion by Smith and Robinson. In: Vaccaro AR, Wilson JR, Fisher CG, ed. 50 Landmark Papers Every Spine Surgeon Should Know: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group; Published 2018.

 

Research Presentations

  1. Katz AD, Perfetti DC, Job AV, Fitzgerald M, Goldstein JA, Kiridly D, Satin AM, Essig DA. Comparative analysis of 30-day readmission, reoperation, and morbidity between lumbar disc arthroplasty performed in the inpatient and outpatient settings utilizing the 2005-2018 ACS-NSQIP datasets. North American Spine Society 2020 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; October 9, 2020. (Upcoming)
  2. Kiridly D, Iturriaga C, Joseph A, Oliveras P, Galina JM, Satin AM, Goldstein JA, Perfetti DC, Katz AD, Silber JS, Essig DA. The influence of glycemic control as measured by hemoglobin A1c levels on complications following elective lumbar spinal fusion. North American Spine Society 2020 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; October 8, 2020. (Upcoming)
  3. Perfetti DC, Katz AD, Job AV, Galina JM, Satin AM, Silber JS, Essig DA. The incidence of subsequent lumbar spine surgery after lumbar disc arthroplasty: a minimum two-year follow-up. North American Spine Society 2020 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; October 7, 2020. (Upcoming)
  4. Sarwahi V, Galina JM, Hasan SS, Goldstein JA, Satin AM, Lo Y, Amaral TD. To prevent PJK in Scheuermann’s Kyphosis restore kyphosis to patient’s PI value and choose proximal UIV. North American Spine Society 2020 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; October 7, 2020. (Upcoming)
  5. Haddas R, Satin AM, Lieberman IH. What is Actually Happening inside the “Cone of Economy”: Compensatory Mechanisms during a Dynamic Balance Test. 55th Annual Scoliosis Research Society Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, September 2020. (Upcoming)
  6. Sarwahi V, Hasan SS, Atlas AM, Galina JM, Satin AM, Amaral TD, Perfetti DC. Surgeon Volume Affects Short- and Long-Term Surgical Outcomes in Idiopathic Scoliosis. POSNA 2020 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; May 15, 2020.
  7. Perfetti DC, Job A, Satin AM, Silber JS, Essig DA. Is Academic Department Teaching Status Associated with Adverse Outcomes After Lumbar Laminectomy and Discectomy for Degenerative Spine Diseases? Orthopaedic Research Society 2020 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ; February 9, 2020.
  8. Sarwahi V, Atlas AM, Perfetti DC, Hasan SS, Galina JM, Satin AM, Amaral TD. Surgeon Volume Affects Short- and Long-Term Surgical Outcomes in Idiopathic Scoliosis. North American Spine Society 2019 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL; September 26, 2019.
  9. Sarwahi V, Atlas AM, Perfetti DC, Hasan SS, Galina JM, Satin AM, Amaral TD. Surgeon Volume Affects Short- and Long-Term Surgical Outcomes in Idiopathic Scoliosis. Scoliosis Research Society 2019 Annual Meeting, Montréal, Canada; September 20, 2019.
  10. Sarwahi, V, Satin AM, Wendolowski SF, Prince JM, Christopherson N, Amaral TD. Pediatric Spine Fractures in the United States: A Review of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB), 2009-2014. Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2019 Alumni Day, New Hyde Park, NY; June 7, 2019.
  11. Goldstein J, Satin AM, Galina J, Lui DF, Yu H, Benton A, Khoyratty S, Wendolowski SF, Molloy S, Amaral TD, Sarwahi V. Risk Factors for Proximal Junctional Kyphosis after Scheuermann’s Kyphosis Deformity Correction. Northwell Health Orthopaedic Research Symposium Manhasset, NY; April 11, 2019.
  12. Satin AM, Perfetti DC, Kaji D, Silber JS, Essig DA. The Incidence of Subsequent Cervical Spine Surgery after Cervical Disc Arthroplasty, a Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up.  Orthopaedic Research Society 2019 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX; February 2, 2019.
  13. Satin AM, Perfetti DC, Kaji D, Silber JS, Essig DA. Subsequent Cervical Spine Surgery after Cervical Disc Arthroplasty and Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. North American Spine Society 2018 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA; September 27, 2018.
  14. Satin AM, Perfetti DC, Kaji D, Silber JS, Essig DA. The Incidence of Subsequent Cervical Spine Surgery after Cervical Disc Arthroplasty, a Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up.  North American Spine Society 2018 Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA; September 26, 2018.
  15. Satin AM, Perfetti DC, Kaji D, Silber JS, Essig DA. The Incidence of Subsequent Cervical Spine Surgery after Cervical Disc Arthroplasty, a Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up.  Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2018 Alumni Day, New Hyde Park, NY; June 1, 2018.
  16. Satin AM, Norelli JB, Sgaglione NA, Grande DA. Anabolic and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Combined Platelet Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid on Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Chondrocytes. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA; March 9, 2018.
  17. Satin AM, Norelli JB, Sgaglione NA, Grande DA. Anabolic and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Combined Platelet Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid on Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Chondrocytes. Orthopaedic Summit 2017 Evolving Technologies, Las Vegas, NV; December 9, 2017.
  18. Satin AM, Norelli JB, Sgaglione NA, Grande DA. Effect of Combined Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid on Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell & Chondrocyte Metabolism. Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2017 Alumni Day, New Hyde Park, NY; June 2, 2017.
  19. Satin AM, Norelli JB, Sgaglione NA, Grande DA. Effect of Combined Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid on Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell & Chondrocyte Metabolism. Northwell Health Orthopaedic Research Symposium New Hyde Park, NY; May 11, 2017.
  20. Shah SS, Satin AM, Mullen JR, Merwin S, Goldin M, Sgaglione NA. Impact of recent guideline changes on aspirin prescribing after knee arthroplasty. Orthopaedic Summit 2016 Las Vegas, NV; December 2016.
  21. Shah SS, Satin AM, Mullen JR, Merwin S, Goldin M, Sgaglione NA. Impact of recent guideline changes on aspirin prescribing after knee arthroplasty. Eastern Orthopaedic Association 47th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA; October 2016.
  22. Satin AM, Norelli J, Gupta S, Plaza D, Liang H, Grande D. Effect of Combined Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid on Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation. Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 2016 Alumni Day, New Hyde Park, NY; June 3, 2016.

 

 

Invited Lectures

  1. Satin AM. Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma. Texas Back Institute Neurosciences Conference, Plano, TX; December 13, 2019.
  2. AM Satin. Recurrent Epidural Abscess, Osteomyelitis/Discitis and Meningitis After Elective Lumbar Decompression. 2nd Spine AOTK Experts Symposium Amsterdam, Netherlands; September 20, 2019.
  3. Satin AM. Clinical Spine Anatomy. Emerging Trends and Technologies in Spine Surgery Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute, Lake Success, NY; February 4, 2017.  Course Clinical Content Reviewer.
  4. Satin AM. Pediatric Spine Trauma. Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, New Hyde Park, NY; August 17, 2016.
  5. Satin AM. Hand Infections. Hofstra-Northwell Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, New Hyde Park, NY; November 11, 2015.

 

Research Posters

  1. Kiridly DN, Sodhi N, Vakharia R, Anis H, Satin AM, Roche MW, Mont M. Increasing Elixhauser-comorbidity Index Score Is Associated With Increased 90-day Medical Complications And Greater In-hospital Length Of Stays In Patients Undergoing Primary Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion. Orthopaedic Research Society 2020 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ; February 2020.
  2. Kiridly DN, Sodhi N, Vakharia R, Anis H, Satin AM, Ehirobo J, Roche MW, Mont M. Patient Complexity Is Associated with Increased 90-day Readmission Rates And 2-year Short Term Hardware Complications In Patients Undergoing Primary Anterior Cervical Discectomy And Fusion. Orthopaedic Research Society 2020 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ; February 2020.
  3. Perfetti DC, Satin AM, Amaral TD, Sarwahi V. Surgeon Volume Affects Short- and Long-Term Surgical Outcomes in Idiopathic Scoliosis. Orthopaedic Research Society 2020 Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ; February 2020.
  4. Haddas R, Satin AM, Lieberman I. What is Actually Happening Inside the Cone of Economy (CoE): An Innovative Method to Quantify the CoE. Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery 2019 Annual Forum, Las Vegas, NV; November 2019.
  5. Perfetti DC, Satin AM, Goldstein J, Silber JS, Mauri T, Essig DA. Is Academic Department Teaching Status Associated with Adverse Outcomes After Lumbar Laminectomy and Discectomy for Degenerative Spine Diseases? North American Spine Society 2019 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL; September 2019.
  6. Satin AM, Perfetti DC, Kaji D, Silber JS, Essig DA. The Incidence of Subsequent Cervical Spine Surgery after Cervical Disc Arthroplasty, a Minimum Two-Year Follow-Up.  Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell 2019 Academic Awards Day, Hempstead, NY; May 2019.
  7. Satin AM, Norelli J, Liang H, Sgaglione NA, Grande D. Effect of Combined Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid on BMSC and Chondrocyte Metabolism. Orthopaedic Research Society 2017 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA; March 2017.
  8. Shah S, Mullen J, Satin AM, Merwin S, Lesser M, Goldin M, Rosenberg D, Sgaglione NA. Impact of Recent Guideline Changes on Aspirin Prescribing after Knee Arthroplasty. Orthopaedic Research Society2016 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL; March 2016.
  9. Shah S, Mullen J, Satin AM, Merwin S, Lesser M, Goldin M, Rosenberg D, Sgaglione NA. Alignment of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Guidelines: Impact on Surgeon Prescribing for Knee Arthroplasty. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2016 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL; March 2016.
  10. Shah S, Mullen J, Satin AM, Merwin S, Lesser M, Goldin M, Rosenberg D, Sgaglione NA. Alignment of Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis Guidelines: Impact on Surgeon Prescribing for Knee Arthroplasty. International Congress for Joint Reconstruction 2015 Transatlantic Orthopaedic Congress, New York, NY; October 2015.

 

Editorial Responsibilities

  1. American Journal of Orthopedics, Resident Advisory Board
  2. The Spine Journal, Reviewer
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