Josiah OrinaM.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine


  • Neurological Surgery

Special focus on

  • Neurosurgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Vascular

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Dr. Orina graduated from Harvard University with honors in Biochemistry. He earned his medical degree from Emory University and completed his neurosurgical residency at the Mayo Clinic. Following residency, he completed an orthopaedic fellowship in complex spine surgery at the University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Orina enjoys all aspects of neurosurgery and holds clinical and research expertise in diseases of the spine. He specializes in the treatment of spinal conditions including degenerative disorders, spinal deformity, scoliosis, reconstructive surgery, and minimally invasive techniques. He works to ensure his patients have a thorough understanding of their disease and the best treatment options available to them, whether that be surgical or non-surgical therapy.


  • B.A., 2004, Harvard University
  • M.D., 2009, Emory University
  • Residency:

    • Resident, Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2009-2015
    • Chief Resident, Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2015-2016
  • Fellowship:

    • Orthopaedic Complex Spine Surgery Fellow, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2016-2017
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Neurological Surgery Board Certified
    • Oregon Medical Board Licensure

Memberships and associations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2009-Present
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2009-Present
  • North American Spine Society, 2016-Present
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, The Spine Journal, 2019-Present

Patient ratings

4.6 out of 5 (195 Ratings, 68 Comments)

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