C.V. (Brief) of Dr. Brett Osborn

Dr. Osborn dressed in scrubs with neurosurgical headlight and loupes.



Postgraduate (Residency): Department of Neurosurgery, New York University (NYU) Medical Center: 7/96-6/03.

Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (Midwestern University): 7/92-6/96.
Degree Earned: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.).
Class Rank: 3.

  • Recipient of the Physiology Departmental Award for academic excellence.
  • Recipient of the American Diabetes Association Summer Research award.
  • Elected to Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society (for academic excellence).
Research Publications:

Book Chapters:

  • Dynamic Pedicle-Screw Stabilization with Nucleus Replacement in Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine: Advanced Techniques and Controversies, Elsevier 2008 (Chapter 79).

Journal Articles:

  • Osborn, Brett A., June T. Daar, Richard A. Laddaga, Fred D. Romano, and Dennis J. Paulson. Exercise training increases sarcolemmal GLUT-4 protein and mRNA content in diabetic heart. J. Appl. Physiol. 82(3): 828–834, 1997. [Oral presentation at the American Osteopathic Association Research Conference in 1994:  awarded Honorable Mention in student competition.]
  • Frempong-Boadu A1, Houten JK, Osborn B, Opulencia J, Kells L, Guida DD, Le Roux PD, Swallowing and speech dysfunction in patients undergoing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: a prospective, objective preoperative and postoperative assessment. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2002 Oct; 15(5): 362-8.


  • Screening Patients at Risk for Stroke: An Interactive Computer-Based Method (Bayer-sponsored interactive computer-based presentation, AANS, 1998).
  • Monitoring in Seizure Surgery: A Review of 168 Patients (oral presentation, CNS, 1998).
Clinical Research:
  • Stryker Cervicore (cervical disc prosthesis) IDE Co-investigator: Aventura Hospital site.
  • Aesculap Activ-L (lumbar disc prosthesis) IDE Co-investigator: Aventura Hospital site.


Faculty Appointments:
  • Neurosurgery Section Chief, St. Mary's Medical Center (West Palm Beach, Florida)
  • Faculty member, Department of Surgery, University of Vermont School of Medicine.
  • Course faculty: “Controversies in Cervical Spine Disorders,”
  • Stryker Spine, November 2007.  
  • Technical Instructor Strkyer Spine:    
    • Cervical Laminectomy & Fusion.
    • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF).
Board Certificates:
  • ABNS (American Board of Neurological Surgery): DIPLOMATE
    Written exam: 97th percentile. Oral board: PASSED.
  • NBOME (National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners) series (I, II, III): DIPLOMATE.
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine: DIPLOMATE.
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS):  


Professional Licensure:
  • Florida State Medical License: OS8838.
  • West Virginia Medical License: 2348. (Former practice)
  • New York State Medical License: 222876. (Residency)
Professional Memberships:   
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS).
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M).
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).