San Francisco Spine Surgeons

Dr. Dimitriy
Kondrashov

Dimitriy G. Kondrashov, M.D., FAAOS San Francisco Bay Area

Dr. Dimitriy Kondrashov specializes in surgical treatment of spinal conditions and is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an Associate Program Director of the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program and a teaching faculty member of the Stanford/ St. Mary’s Hospital Combined Spine Surgery Fellowship Program.

For his undergraduate training, Dr. Dimitriy Kondrashov graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1996. He received his Medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City in 2000. Following that he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center Campus of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City in 2005. Subsequently, Dr. Kondrashov completed a spine surgery fellowship at Stanford University in Palo Alto and St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco in 2006.

Dr. Kondrashov’s areas of special interest include minimally-invasive surgery, spine deformity as well as spinal infections.

Publications

  • Yu E, Romero N, Miles T, Hsu S, Kondrashov D. Dyspnea as the presenting symptom of cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Surg J 2016;e147-e150.
  • Frank C, Kondrashov D, Meyer C, Dix G, Lorio M, Kovalsky D, Cher D. Work Intensity in Sacroiliac Joint Fusion and Lumbar Microdiskectomy. ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research 2016:8 1-9
  • Sachs D, Kovalsky D, Redmond A, Limoni R. Meyer C, Harvey C, Kondrashov D. Durable Intermediate to long term outcomes after MIS transiliac SI fusion using triangular titanium implants. Medical Devices: Evidence and Research. 2016: 9 213-222
  • Kuo CC, Martin A, Telles C, Leasure J, Iezza A, Ames C, Kondrashov D. Biomechanical demands on posterior fusion instrumentation during lordosis restoration procedures. J Neurosurg Spine. 2016 May 6:1-7.
  • Yu E. Kondrashov D. Validation of Russian Language ODI. Global Spine Journal 2015.
  • Hohn EA, Leasure J, Camisa W, Van Warmerdam J, Kondrashov D, Montgomery W, McGann W. Development of a Surgical Skills Curriculum for the Training and Assessment of Manual Skills in Orthopedic Surgical Residents. J Surg Educ. J Surg Educ. 2015 Jan-Feb;72(1):47-52
  • Clark AJ, Tang JA, Leasure JM, Ivan ME, Kondrashov D, Buckley JM, Deviren V, Ames CP. Gait-stimulating fatique loading analysis and saggittal alignment failure of spinal pelvic reconstruction after total sacrectomy: comparison of 3 techniques. J Neurosurg Spine. 2014 Jan 24.
  • Abrams J, Hsu K, Kondrashov D, McDermott T, Zucherman J. Treatment of facet cysts associated with neurogenic intermittent claudication with X-Stop. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2013 Jun;26(4):218-21
  • Tang JA, Leasure JM, Smith JS, Buckley JM, Kondrashov D, Ames CP. Effect of Severity of Rod Contour on Posterior Rod Failure in the Setting of Lumbar Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO): A Biomechanical Study. Neurosurgery. 2013 Feb; 72(2):276-83
  • Farrell BM, Kuo CC, Tang JA, Phan S, Buckley JM, Kondrashov DG. Scheuermann kyphosis in Non-Human Primates. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2012 Aug 23.
  • Abrams J, Hsu K, Kondrashov D, McDermott T, Zucherman J. Treatment of Facet Cysts Associated With Neurogenic Intermittent Claudication with X-STOPJ Spinal Disord Tech. 2011 Nov 29
  • Samagh SP, Cheng I, Elzik M, Kondrashov DG, Rinsky LA. Kyphectomy in the treatment of patients with myelomeningocele. Spine J. 2011 Mar;11(3):e5-e11
  • Rolfe KW, Zucherman JF, Kondrashov DG, Hsu KY, Nosova E. Scoliosis and interspinous decompression with the X-STOP: prospective minimum 1-year outcomes in lumbar spinal stenosis. Spine J. 2010 Sep 23
  • Thoms RJ, Kondrashov D, Silber J, Iatrogenic femoral nerve palsy masquerading as knee extensor mechanism rupture. Am J Orthop, 2009 Mar; 38(3):142-4
  • Idler C, Zucherman J, Yerby S, Hsu K, Hannibal M, Kondrashov, D, A novel technique of intra-spinous process injection of PMMA to augment the strength of an inter-spinous process device such as the X STOP. Spine. 2008 Feb 15;33(4):452-6
  • Moon E, Kondrashov D, Hannibal M, Hsu K, Zucherman J. Gunshot Wounds to the Spine: Literature Review and Report on a Migratory Intrathecal Bullet. Am J Orthop. 2008;37(3): E26-E30.
  • Brandoff J, Kondrashov D, et al. Participation and supervision of residents and fellows during spinal surgery – a national survey and analysis. SpineLine, September/ October 2007, 17-23.
  • Kondrashov D, Hannibal M, Hsu K, Zucherman J. X-STOP versus Decompression for Neurogenic Claudication: Economic and Clinical Analysis. The Internet Journal of Minimally Invasive Spinal Technology. 2007. Volume 1 Number 2.
  • Lonner BS, Kondrachov D, Siddiqi F, Hayes V, Scharf C. Thoracoscopic spinal fusion compared with posterior spinal fusion for the treatment of thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. Surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Mar;89 Pt 1 Suppl 2:142-56
  • Sahai A, Kondrashov D, Hannibal M, Hsu K, Zucherman J. Lumbar Spinal Fusion Alternatives – Review of Emerging Spinal Technologies. pp. 12-14. US Musculoskeletal Review 2006.
  • Kondrashov D, Hannibal M, Hsu K, Zucherman J. Lumbar Spinal Fusion Alternatives – Review of Emerging Spinal Technologies. pp. 58-61. US Musculoskeletal Review 2006.
  • Silber J, Kondrashov D, Godfried D, Lipetz J and Seimon L. Commencement and cessation of ambulation in spina bifida: Analysis of 74 patients. Pan Arab J of Neurosurgery, Vol. 10, no.2, Oct. 2006
  • Kondrashov D, Hannibal M, Hsu K, Zucherman J. Interspinous Process Decompression with the X-STOP Device for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: a 4-year clinical follow-up study. J Spinal Disord and Tech. 2006 Jul;19(5):323-327
  • Lonner BS, Kondrachov D, Siddiqi F, Hayes V, Scharf C. Thoracoscopic spinal fusion compared with posterior spinal fusion for the treatment of thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 May; 88(5):1022-34
  • Kondrashov D. et al. Participation and supervision of residents and fellows during spinal surgery – a national survey and analysis. The Spine Journal 5 (2005). 1S-189S, pp. 185S-186S
  • Lonner B., Kondrashov D., et al. Thoracoscopic spinal fusion vs. posterior spinal fusion for the treatment of thoracic adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a comparison of outcomes. The Spine Journal 5 (2005) 1S-189S, pp. 122S-123S
  • Lonner B., Kondrashov D., et al. Thoracoscopic anterior versus open posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The Spine Journal Vol. 4, Issue 5 (2004) 1S, pp. S117-S118
  • Hayes VM, Silber JS, Siddiqi FN, Kondrachov D, Lipetz JS, Lonner B. Complications of halo fixation of the cervical spine. Am J Orthop. 2005 Jun;34(6):271-6.
  • Hayes VM, Siddiqi FN, Kondrashov DG and Silber JS. Metabolic and Inflammatory Diseases of the Spine. In Vaccaro A. “The Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Spine” pp. 187- 198, Mosby 2004.
  • Kondrashov D, Hannibal M, Hsu K, Zucherman J. The X STOP Interspinous Process Decompression versus Laminectomy for Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Economic Analysis, Neurosurgery, Vol 59(2) Aug 2006 p 458 .

Book Chapters

  • Kondrashov D.G.; Silber J.S.: Post-traumatic Thoracolumbar Kyphosis. In: Vaccaro, A.R., Anderson, D.G., (ed.): Decision Making in Spinal Care. 2007. Chapter 45, pp.295-300. Thieme’s Publishing Company.
  • Hayes VM, Siddiqi FN, Kondrashov DG and Silber JS. Metabolic and Inflammatory Diseases of the Spine. In Vaccaro A. “The Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics: Spine” pp. 187- 198, Mosby 2004.
  • Kondrashov D, Hsu K and Zucherman J. Chapter 36: “Spinous Process Distractive Devices for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis” pp. 349-372 in Bono C. and Vaccaro A. “Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery”, Marcel-Dekker 2007

Posters Presentations

  • Shah N, Modak A, Seibert S, Buckley J, Kondrashov D. Persistent Lumbar Foraminal Stenosis in Spite of Direct Decompression, Oral Podium Presentation at 11th SAS Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2011
  • Iezza A, McCarthy, Vaughn C, Hsu K, Kondrashov D, Nosova E, Zucherman J. Analysis of Complications with XSTOP, Oral Podium Presentation at 11th SAS Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2011
  • Oshtory R, Zucherman J, Hsu K, Kondrashov D, Rolfe K. X-stop effectively treats neurogenic claudication caused by lumbar spondylolysthesis. Poster presentation at 25th Annual NASS meeting, 2010
  • Agarwal V, Golizh R, Kondrashov D, Alamin T. Resuts of Bacterial Culture from Surgically Excised Disc in 52 Patients Undergoing Primary Lumbar Microdiskectomy at a Single Level. Podium Presentation at 25th Annual NASS meeting, 2010
  • Seibert S, Modak A, Jenni Buckley J, Kondrashov D. Use of a Novel 3D X-ray Reconstruction Technique to Determine Changes in Foraminal Area as a Function of Disc Degeneration. ORS 2011 Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California, 2011
  • Zucherman J, Hsu K, Gunthorpe H, Kondrashov D, Smith T, Nosova E. X-stop Back to Work: Proposal for a Novel Healthcare Delivery System in Underserved Rural Communities, Poster presentation at Spine Arthroplasty Society Annual Meeting (SAS 10), New Orleans, LA, 2010
  • Oshtory R, Zucherman J, Hsu K, Kondrashov D, Nosova E. Implantation of the X-stop Interspinous Process Decompression Device Effectively Treats Neurogenic Claudication Caused by Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis, Poster presentation at Spine Arthroplasty Society Annual Meeting (SAS 10), New Orleans, LA, 2010
  • Romero N, Zucherman J, Hsu K, Kondrashov D, Nosova E. Outcome versus Age: A Retrospective Patient Chart Review After X-STOP Decompression, Poster presentation at Spine Arthroplasty Society Annual Meeting (SAS 10), New Orleans, LA, 2010
  • Nosova E, Kondrashov D, Hsu K, Zucherman J. Prospective Evaluation of PMMA Inter-spinous Process Strength Augmentation in Conjunction with X STOP Decompression, Poster presented at the annual Spine Across the Sea Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, 2009
  • Idler C, Zucherman J, Hsu K , Hannibal M, Kondrashov D, Justice B, Lentz D Intermediate Term Degenertive Changes Adjacent to X STOP . Poster presented at 8th Annual Global Symposium on Motion Preservation Technology, Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami, Beach, Florida, 2008
  • Idler C, Zucherman J, Hsu K , Hannibal M, Kondrashov D, Justice B, Lentz D. Long Term X STOP Interspinous Process Decompression Follow-up Comparing Pre and Post Operative MRI Canal and Foramen Area. Poster presented at 8th Annual Global Symposium on Motion Preservation Technology, Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami, Beach, Florida, 2008
  • Wildstein M, Zucherman J, Hsu K, Idler C, Hannibal M, Kondrashov D. Correlation Between Pre-Operative Disc Heights and Outcomes in Total Disc Arthroplasty. Poster presented at 8th Annual Global Symposium on Motion Preservation Technology, Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami, Beach, Florida, 2008
  • Kondrashov D, Hannibal M, Hsu K, Zucherman J. Interspinous Process Decompression with the X-STOP Device vs. Regular Decompression for Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Podium Presentation at Annual Meeting of International Society for the Study of Lumbar Spine, Bergen, Norway, 2006 and at CNS annual meeting, Chicago, 2006
  • Hayes VM, Silber JS, Siddiqi FN, Kondrashov D, Lonner BS, Grande D. Effect of Time and Storage Media on Osteoprogenitor Cell Viability when Harvesting Graft in Rabbits. Poster presented at the annual AAOS meeting in San Francisco, 2004 (1st place winner)
  • Lonner BS, Kondrashov D, Hayes VM, Siddiqi FN, Silber JS. Thoracoscopic Anterior versus Open Posterior Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Paper presented at the annual AAOOS meeting in San Francisco, 2004, Poster presented at the annual NASS meeting in Chicago, 2004, Poster presented at the annual OREF NY Resident Symposium in NYC, 2003 (1st place winner)
  • Tuckman D, Patel R, Hayes V, Kondrashov D, Marwin S. The Significance of Fever in the Immediate Post-Operative Period after Total Knee Replacement. Poster presented at the annual AAOOS meeting in Dallas, 2002

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