Dr. Branko Skovrlj, MD

Neurological Surgeon in New Jersey

 

Specialties:

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Conditions
    • Degenerative Disc Disorder
    • Herniated Disc
    • Slipped Disc
    • Scoliosis
    • Sacroiliac Joint Disease
  • Cervical Conditions
    • Cervical Stenosis
    • Degenerative Disc Disorder
    • Radiculopathy
    • Myelopathy
    • Foraminal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Cervical Spine Surgery Procedures
    • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
    • Cervical Arthroplasty
    • Keyhole Foraminotomy
    • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy and Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Spine Surgery Procedures
    • Minimally Invasive Microdiscectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Laminectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Foraminotomy
    • Minimally Invasive Fusion
    • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
    • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
    • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)

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Education

Dr. Skovrlj began his education at Fort Scott Community College and continued onto Middle Georgia College, finishing his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, magna cum laude, at Clayton State University. Dr. Skovrlj completed his medical school at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY where he also completed two years of orthopedic spine fellowship focusing on minimally invasive spinal surgery, deformity surgery and complex spinal surgery.

Work Experience

Dr. Skovrlj completed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY, where he also completed two years of orthopedic spine fellowship, focusing on minimally invasive, complex spinal and deformity surgery. Dr. Skovrlj is affiliated with multiple hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York. He is currently the attending neurosurgeon at Interventional Spine & Surgery Group as well as the medical director at NU-Spine: The Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Institute.

Expertise:

Dr. Skovrlj is well respected in his field, awarded 10 honors and awards. Having authored more than 60 spine peer-reviewed articles, 7 book chapters, and presenting over 170 research papers at some of the most prestigious spine society meetings nationally and internationally.

Special Interests

Dr. Skovrlj currently resides in Red Bank, NJ. He speaks 4 different languages including English, Spanish, Croatian and French.

Watchung

459 Watchung Ave
Watchung, NJ 07069

Branchburg

3150 US-22
Branchburg, NJ 08876

Somerset

454 Elizabeth Ave #240
Somerset, NJ 08873
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