Changing Lives, One spine at a time.

The NuVasive Spine Foundation™ is committed to changing lives by bringing world-class surgeons and innovative spine surgery to disadvantaged communities across the globe.

The NuVasive Spine Foundation is focused on:

  • Providing life-changing spine surgery to individuals around the world with limited access to high quality medical treatment
  • Working together with committed surgeons to develop sustainable spine treatment programs and advance the quality of spine care in disadvantaged communities
  • Upholding our core belief that it is our responsibility to leverage our expertise in spine care to give back to local and global communities.

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Surgeon Point of View: Dr. Jonathan Riley and Matthew Marks

In February of this year, Sales representative Matthew Marks and Dr. Jonathan Riley lead a NuVasive Spine Foundation supported mission to Mirebalais National Hospital in Haiti. Over the course of …

Partnership Highlight: Dr. Gabriel Tender, Romania Mission

The NuVasive Spine Foundation™ has been supporting an educational and clinical mission to Bucharest, Romania, for the past three years, through the efforts of Dr. Gabriel Tender. The first impression …

Surgeon Point of View: Dr. Sutterlin, Nepal

Can you tell us about your background and what drew you to volunteer in Nepal? I’m an orthopedic spine surgeon, but in the Neurosurgery Department at the University of Florida, …


February 1, 2016

NuVasive Spine Foundation 2015 Recap

The NuVasive Spine Foundation had a successful 2015.  Watch the video below to see what we’ve been up to and meet one of our patients, Caroline Mumbi.   Get Involved, …

Q2 2015 Update from NSF President, G. Bryan Cornwall, PhD, PEng

December 15, 2015

Q2 2015 Update from NSF President, G. Bryan Cornwall, PhD, PEng

We have had a very busy and productive year so far, click below to get an update from NSF President, G. Bryan Cornwall, PhD, PEng.  

Patient Profile: Jack Speegle (June 2015 update)

October 1, 2015

Patient Profile: Jack Speegle (June 2015 update)

“It was an HONOR for me, as a flight nurse and as a man, to bear witness to what we encountered when we landed with Jack tonight. In my eight …