Mohamad Bydon, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Mohamad Bydon, M.D., is a neurosurgeon who is fellowship-trained in complex spinal surgery and spinal oncology. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) for a variety of spinal conditions, including back pain and neck pain, spinal stenosis, and spinal fusion. He holds clinical expertise in the following areas:

  • Minimal access and minimally invasive surgery for spine disease
  • Tumors of the spinal cord and spinal column
  • Spontaneous spinal CSF leak
  • Chiari malformation
  • Stem cell therapies for degenerative spine disease and spinal cord injury
  • Robotic and advanced navigation surgery

As a neurosurgeon clinician-scientist, Dr. Bydon is a principal investigator of the Mayo Clinic Neuro-Informatics Laboratory. The laboratory is focused on data analytics, patient safety, surgical outcomes, and novel therapeutic treatments for degenerative spine disease and spinal cord injury.

Dr. Bydon is also medical director of the Mayo Clinic Neurosurgical Registry, a database focused on improving outcomes and safety for patients.

  1. Brain tumor
  2. Chiari malformation
  3. Degenerative disk
  4. Spinal tumor
  5. Trigeminal neuralgia
  1. Brain tumor surgery
  2. Minimally invasive surgery
  3. Spine procedures
  4. Spine tumor surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Brain tumor surgery
  • Spine tumor surgery
  • Chiari malformation
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  1. 2015
    Assistant Chief of ServiceNeurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  2. 2014
    Clinical Fellowship - Complex Spine Surgery and Spinal Oncology Minimally Invasive Spine SurgeryJohns Hopkins Hospital
  3. 2013
    Research Fellowship - Surgical Outcomes and Spinal Column BiomechanicsJohns Hopkins Hospital
  4. 2012
    Residency - NeurosurgeryJohns Hopkins Hospital
  5. 2009
    Internship - NeurosurgeryJohns Hopkins Hospital
  6. 2008
    MD - DegreeYale University School of Medicine
  7. 2008
    Research Fellowship - “Genetic basis of intracranial aneurysms and diseases of neural development.” Murat Gunel, M.D., Principal Investigator.Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine
  8. 2004
    Research Fellowship - “Role of Bmi-1 gene in stem cell regeneration.” Sean Morrison, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.Center for Stem Cell Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Michigan Medical School
  9. 2003
    Post-Baccalaureate ProgramJohns Hopkins School of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  10. 2002
    BA - DegreeDartmouth College

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Safety and Feasibility Study of Umbilical Cord Derived Stem Cell Injections in Rat Models of Spinal Contusion.Sabes Foundation
  2. 2017
    Innovation Accelerator 2017 for the project: Facet joint replacementInnovation Accelerator
  3. 2017
    Recognition of exceptional delivery of the Mayo Clinic Model of Care to patients.Development International Physician Cohort Team
  4. 2017
    Hibbs Basic Science AwardScoliosis Research Society
  5. 2017
    Best of Meeting Award for Abstract titled: The Effect of Epidural Steroid Injections on Bone Mineral Density and Vertebral Fracture Risk: A Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal of Current Literature.16th Annual Meeting American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)
  6. 2016
    Stewart B. Dunsker, MD, Award for abstract titled: Manual Muscle Test at C5 palsy onset predicts the likelihood of and time to C5 palsy resolution presentation at the 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.AANS
  7. 2016
    Inaugural “Transforming the practice through the use of Big Data” collaboration awards.Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  8. 2014
    Harvey Cushing Hunterian Research AwardDepartment of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  9. 2014
    Excellence in Research AwardAmerican College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress
  10. 2013
    Walter Dandy Award for Excellence in NeurosurgeryDepartment of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  11. 2013
    Distinguished Abstract AwardWorld Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons
  12. 2013
    Best Scientific Paper AwardS.P.I.N.E.(Society for Progress and Innovation in the Near East)
  13. 2013
    Individual Performance Award for clinical regulatory reviewsFood and Drug Administration
  14. 2013
    Best Young Researcher Award8th Annual Johns Hopkins Bayview Research Symposium
  15. 2009
    Top Ten AbstractCongress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting
  16. 2006
    Contributing AuthorFirst Aid for the USMLE Step 1
  17. 2002
    Graduate with High HonorsDartmouth College
  18. 2001
    Honor List for standing in top 15% of studentsDartmouth College
  19. 2001
    Senior Fellowship AwardDartmouth College
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017
    Scientific Reviewer for the Summer Spine MeetingNorth American Spine Society
  2. 2017
    Abstract ReviewerNorth American Spine Society
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberDepartment of Diversity Leader (DDL), Department of Neurologic Surgery
  4. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic International Committee
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberSurgical Quality Subcommittee
  6. 2017 - present
    Medical DirectorInternational GCC Regional Demand Generation
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic, Department of Neurologic Surgery, Executive Committee
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Marys Campus Modernization & Growth Task Force Executive Committee
  9. 2017 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Hospital – Saint Marys Campus Modernization and Growth – Orthopedic Surgery and Neurologic Surgery East Tower 8 & 9
  10. 2017 - present
    MemberMACRA Episode-Based Cost Measures Peripheral Vascular Disease Management Subcommittee
  11. 2017 - present
    MemberMACRA Episode-Based Cost Measures Neuropsychiatric Disease Management Subcommittee
  12. 2017 - present
    MemberMACRA Episode-Based Cost Measures Musculoskeletal Disease Management - Non-Spine Subcommittee
  13. 2017 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  14. 2017 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Association
  15. 2016
    MemberCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS): MACRA Episode-Based Resource Use Measures Clinical Sub-Committee
  16. 2016 - present
    MemberAsk Mayo Expert Knowledge and Content Board
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Medical School Appeals Committee
  18. 2016 - present
    MentorMayo Clinic School of Medicine Career Advisory and Mentorship Program (C.A.M.P.)
  19. 2016 - present
    MemberSpine Center Research Subcommittee
  20. 2016 - present
    MemberMayo Registry Assist Oversight Committee
  21. 2016 - present
    ChampionWalmart Spine Center Contract – Neurosurgery Physician Champion
  22. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberSpine Center of Excellence
  23. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberAsk Mayo Expert for Neurology / Neurosurgery
  24. 2016 - present
    Surgeon ChampionACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP)
  25. 2016 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons Scientific Program Committee
  26. 2016 - present
    Distinguished MemberAmerican Board of Regenerative Medicine
  27. 2016 - present
    FellowAmerican Board of Regenerative Medicine
  28. 2016 - present
    DiplomatAmerican Board of Regenerative Medicine
  29. 2016 - present
    Board of DirectorsAmerican Board of Regenerative Medicine
  30. 2016 - present
    Committee MemberAANS/CNS Joint Spine Section Executive Committee
  31. 2016 - present
    Board MemberAANS - AAPMR Joint Spine Registry Steering Committee -- a collaboration between the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  32. 2016 - present
    Performance Measurement Committee MemberNorth American Spine Society
  33. 2016 - present
    Coverage Committee MemberNorth American Spine Society
  34. 2015 - present
    MemberSpine Center Steering Committee
  35. 2015 - present
    MemberSpine Center Outcomes Committee
  36. 2015 - present
    MemberNeurosurgery Enterprise Research Committee
  37. 2015 - present
    Liaison for Department of Neurologic SurgeryCenter for Science of Health Care Delivery
  38. 2015 - present
    MemberQuality Outcomes Database (N2QOD)
  39. 2015 - present
    Committee MemberAANS/CNS Neurosurgery Quality Council
  40. 2015 - present
    MemberAANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves
  41. 2015 - present
    MemberMinnesota Neurosurgical Society
  42. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  43. 2013 - present
    MemberNorth American Spine Society
  44. 2009 - present
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  45. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  46. 2008
    MemberAmerican College of Surgeons
  47. 2005
    TreasurerYale Student Run Free Clinic
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Research activities

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