Leadership / Surgeons
With fellowship training in spinal surgery for adult and pediatric patients, Dr. Ioannis A. Avramis is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and Medical Director of Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health.
As a physician leader, Dr. Avramis endeavors to develop innovative treatments for spine conditions. He focuses on the comprehensive treatment of spinal deformity and is dedicated to advancing the field of spinal surgery through research, publication and membership in various societies. He has contributed to more than 30 medical publications and spine textbook chapters and holds a medical patent. In addition, Dr. Avramis is interested in the development of instruments and techniques that allow patients to have a more successful and less painful surgical experience.
Dr. Avramis graduated with honors from the University of California Los Angeles. He attended medical school at UC Davis in Sacramento, California and completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles County Hospital. Dr. Avramis received additional specialized training in adult and pediatric spinal surgery during his fellowship at UC Davis Medical Center and Shriner's Hospital for Children-Northern California. Following his fellowship, he returned to his native roots in Texas where he served as research director of the Baylor Scott & White Scoliosis Center - Plano.