Julie A. Long, M.D.
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery, Scoliosis & Spinal Deformity, Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Long received her Bachelor’s from the University of Notre Dame and received her degree as a Physical Therapist from Northwestern University. She worked as a physical therapist for six years, to include the time she was earning her medical degree at the University of California San Diego. She completed her Orthopedic Surgery residency 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 in 2013 after having practiced in Bangor Maine since 1999. She was the Chairman of the Orthopedic surgery department then Medical Staff President at Eastern Maine Medical Center/EMHS during 2009-2013. She has continued her clinical and administrative involvement since relocating to the Bay Area. She has received recognition three times since 2013 as a “Spine Surgeon Leader to Know” by Becker Spine Review.
Her practice is focused on the treatment of back & neck pain, disc herniations, degenerative conditions such as degenerative disc disease & spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative scoliosis. Areas of expertise also include: complex spinal reconstructive procedures, revision surgery, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar surgery. Minimally invasive/motion sparing procedures such as cervical disc replacements and the Co-Flex.
She is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a current member of both the Northern American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She has presented at numerous society meetings, including the Cervical Spine Research Society, and the Scoliosis Research Society.
Dr. Long enjoys cycling,hiking, ice hockey and spending time with her family and dogs.