Julie A. Long, M.D.
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity, Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Long was born and raised Iowa. She attended college at the University of Notre Dame and received her degree as a Physical Therapist from Northwestern University. After working as a Physical Therapist for six years, Dr. Long returned to school and earned her medical degree at the University of California – San Diego. She then completed her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics and her fellowship in spine surgery at the prestigious Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis. Dr. Long moved to the Bay Area after practicing in Bangor, Maine since 1999. She was the Medical Staff President of Eastern Maine Medical Center from 2011 – 2013 and Chairman of the Orthopedic Surgery Department from 2006 – 2011.
Her practice is focused on the treatment of spinal disorders. Areas of expertise include: complex spinal reconstructive procedures, scoliosis, revision surgery, cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgery and minimally invasive spinal surgery and disc replacement. She has extensive experience in both surgical and non-surgical treatment of spinal disorders.
She is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a current member of both the North American Spine Society and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She has presented at numerous society meetings, including the Cervical Spine Research Society and North American Spine Society.
Dr. Long is an avid cyclist, enjoys the sport of hockey, and spending time her three children and husband (Dr. Richard Long).