Bryan J. Massoud, MD, Fair Lawn, NJ, 07410

Considered a pioneer in minimally invasive spine surgery, Bryan J. Massoud, M.D with Spine Centers of America, is among the most experienced board certified orthopedic spine surgeons in the Northeast. He has performed more than 1,000 minimally invasive spine surgeries using endoscopic techniques for the treatment of many spinal disorders, including: cervical and lumbar disc herniations, thoracic disc herniations, spinal stenosis, failed back surgery syndrome, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis and infections. A respected leader in his profession, Dr. Massoud instructs orthopedic residents and colleagues in new procedures such as kyphoplasty and endoscopic techniques. He is an instructor for endoscopic surgery courses sponsored by Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corp.

Dr. Massoud is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Penn., Dr. Massoud graduated from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. Upon completion of his general surgery internship, Dr. Massoud undertook an orthopedic surgery residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey. Dr. Massoud then chose to advance his skills in spine surgery by accepting a fellowship at the Texas Back Institute, one of the world's largest and most prestigious multidisciplinary spine clinics. During his fellowship, Dr. Massoud trained with seven different spine surgeons who were involved in the development of cutting-edge technologies. He also assisted in performing surgeries utilizing innovative devices under FDA supervision.

Trained in open and minimally invasive spine surgery at the Texas Back Institute, Dr. Massoud has unique experience in both open and endoscopic techniques. After starting private practice in 1998, Dr. Massoud performed various open procedures including laminectomies, micro-discectomies, fusions, fracture repair, and tumor surgery. In 2006, he discovered the tremendous advantages of endoscopic laser-assisted spinal techniques. In order to advance his surgical skills, Dr. Massoud traveled to England to further his training with Dr. Martin Knight, a pioneer in the field of Endoscopic Spine Surgery. Later he received additional surgical training with Dr. Sebastian Ruetten, Head of Spine Surgery at St. Anna Hospital in Herne, Germany.

Dr. Massoud holds various hospital affiliations throughout the community and is a member of many distinguished organizations, including the North American Spine Society, the New Jersey Spine Society, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, and the New Jersey Orthopedic Society. He was selected as one of the Top 100 Spine Surgeons and Specialists In The Country by Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review.

Type of Spine Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise


  • Acute Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Upper Back Pain


  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Vertebroplasty

Professional Distinctions

  • "Top 100 Spine Surgeons and Specialists In The Country" - Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Seton Hall Graduate School of Medicine: Spine Surgery
  • Fellowship, Texas Back Institute: Specialty – Spine Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, North American Spine Society
  • Member, New Jersey Spine Society
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Member, New Jersey Orthopedic Society