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Barrett Boody, M.D. is a fellowship trained, board eligible orthopedic spine surgeon. He attended medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed an orthopaedic surgical residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL, followed by a spine surgery fellowship at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Boody provides comprehensive surgical care of the spine including: primary and revision surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, sports injuries, traumatic injuries of the spine & neck, back pain, and scoliosis.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Boody stays actively involved with research and medical education. He volunteers as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Indiana University, educating residents and fellows on spine pathology and spine surgery. Dr. Boody has authored over 55 peer reviewed publications and book chapters, served as a textbook section editor and has presented research at national symposiums. Currently, Dr. Boody is a co-investigator for multiple FDA trials conducted at the Indiana Spine Group. He is a member of the editorial board for the Clinical Spine Surgery journal and is a manuscript reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed spine journals.

Dr. Boody is available to see patients at the Carmel, Fishers, Greenfield and Rushville office locations.

Education

Medical School
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Northwestern Memorial Hospital/McGaw Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Fellowship Training
The Rothman Institute/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications & Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North American Spine Society
Indiana State Medical Association
Indiana Orthopaedic Society

Publications, Books & Presentations

Journal Publications:

Divi SN, Kepler CK, Segar AH, Russo GS, Bronson WH, Boody BS, et al. Role of Imaging, Tissue Sampling, and Biomarkers for Diagnosis of SSI in Spine Surgery. Clinical spine surgery. 2019.

Galetta MS, Kepler CK, Divi SN, Boody BS, Bronson WH, Segar AH, et al. Consensus on Risk Factors and Prevention in SSI in Spine Surgery. Clinical spine surgery. 2019.

Segar AH, Protopsaltis TS, Boody BS, Smucker JD, Sasso RC. Do the Benefits of Routine Perioperative Chemoprophylaxis for Prevention of Thrombotic Events in Multilevel Posterior Surgery of the Cervical or Thoracic Spinal Cord Outweigh the Risks? Clinical spine surgery. 2019.

Segar AH, Robertson PA, Boody BS, Kepler CK. Does Restoration of Anatomic Segmental Lordosis Reduce the Rate of Adjacent Segment Disease in 1 Level Fusions for a Degenerative Spondylolisthesis? Clinical spine surgery. 2019.

Boody BS, Goldstein ZH, Caballero J, Ridlen BSK, Vinayek BSS (2019) A Prospective Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion with InQu Bone Graft Extender with 12-month Radiographic and Clinical Outcomes. J Spine Neurosurg 8:3.

Lee C, Boody BS, Sasso RC, Long-term radiographic and functional outcomes of patients with absence of radiographic union at 2-years after single-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.  Global Spine Journal.  Accepted 2019

Divi SN, Kepler CK, Boody BS, Bronson WH, Russo GS, Segar AH, Galetta MS, Goyal DKC, Fang T, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. Consensus on Implants in Infections After Spine Surgery. Clinical spine surgery. 2019. Epub 2019/08/14.

Galetta MS, Kepler CK, Divi SN, Russo GS, Segar AH, Boody BS, Bronson WH, Rihn JA, Goyal DKC, Fang T, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. Consensus on Wound Care of SSI in Spine Surgery. Clinical spine surgery. 2019. Epub 2019/06/11.

Kepler CK, Divi SN, Bronson WH, Boody BS, Segar AH, Russo GS, Kaye ID, Sirch FJ, Galetta MS, Goyal DKC, Fang T, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. General Principles in the Consensus of SSI Management After Spine Surgery. Clinical spine surgery. 2019. Epub 2019/08/07

Kepler CK, Divi SN, Russo GS, Segar AH, Boody BS, Bronson WH, Tarazona DA, Cifuentes E, Asma A, Galetta MS, Goyal DKC, Fang T, Schroeder GD, Vaccaro AR. Consensus on the Role of Antibiotic Use in SSI Following Spinal Surgery. Clinical spine surgery. 2019. Epub 2019/08/09

Mangan J, Russo G, Boody B et al.  Update on Spinal Cord Injury Management.  Clinical Spine Surgery.  Accepted 2019

Boody B, Rosenthal B, Lee EN, Smucker J, Sasso RC(2019) Adjacent Level Degeneration in the Lumbar Spine after Single-Level Fusion versus Arthroplasty: Five-Year Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes. J Spine Neurosurg 8:3.

Boody BS, Sasso RC. Two Level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion versus Cervical Disc Arthroplasty – Mid-Term Evidence Update. International Journal of Spine Surgery. Accepted 2019

Bronson W, Boody B, Vaccaro AR.  Update on the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Spine.  Contemporary Spine Surgery Journal.  Accepted 2018.

Segar A, Boody B, Vaccaro AR.  Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Spinal Deformity.  Contemporary Spine Surgery Journal.  Accepted 2018.

Bhatt S, Boody BS, Savage JW, Hsu WK, Rothrock NE, Patel AA. Validation of Patient-reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Computer Adaptive Tests in Lumbar Disk Herniation Surgery. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2019;27(3):95-103

Boody BS, Hashmi SZ, Rosenthal BD, et al. The Effectiveness of Bioskills Training for Simulated Lumbar Pedicle Screw Placement. Global spine journal. 2018;8(6):557-562.

Boody BS, Lendner M, Vaccaro AR. Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament in the cervical spine: a review. International orthopaedics. 2019;43(4):797-805.

Boody BS, Tarazona DA, Vaccaro AR. Evaluation and Management of Pyogenic and Tubercular Spine Infections. Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine. 2018;11(4):643-652.

Tarazona D, Boody B, Hilibrand AS, et al. Longer Preoperative Duration of Symptoms Negatively Affects Health-related Quality of Life After Surgery for Cervical Radiculopathy. Spine. 2019;44(10):685-690.

Boody B, Sharma R, Vaccaro AR.  Update on Stem Cell Treatment for Spinal Disorders.  Contemporary Spine Surgery Journal.  2018.

Boody BS, Bhatt S, Mazmudar AS, Hsu WK, Rothrock NE, Patel AA. Validation of Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) computerized adaptive tests in cervical spine surgery. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 2018:1-12.

Boody B, Vaccaro AR. Point-of-View Response: Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection After Posterior Lumbar Spinal Surgery. Spine. 2017

Boody BS, Rosenthal BD, Jenkins TJ, Patel AA, Savage JW, Hsu WK. The Effectiveness of Bioskills Training for Simulated Open Lumbar Laminectomy. Global spine journal. 2017;7(8):794-800.

Schroeder GD, Boody BS, Kepler CK, et al. Comparing Health Related Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Either Primary or Revision Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion. Spine. 2018.

Rosenthal BD, Boody BS, Hsu WK. Return to Play for Athletes. Neurosurgery clinics of North America. 2017;28(1):163-171.

Boody BS, Savage JW. Evaluation and Treatment of Lumbar Facet Cysts. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2016;24(12):829-842.

Boody B, Johnson P, Pugely A, et al. Validation of a Web-Based Curriculum for Resident Education in Orthopedic Surgery. Journal of surgical education. 2016;73(6):1060-1065.

Boody BS, Savage JW, Eck JC, Hodges SD. Steroid Use in Adult Patients With Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries. Clinical spine surgery. 2016;29(3):92-94.

Jenkins TJ, Boody BS, Patel AA, Hsu WK.  Intraoperative Neuromonitoring in Spinal Surgery.  Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal.  February 2016, Vol. 14, No. 2.

Boody BS, McCarthy MH, Hsu WK.  Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion: an Update.  Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal.  January 2016, Vol.14, No.1

Boody BS, Jenkins TJ, Maslak J, Hsu WK, Patel AA. Vertebral Osteomyelitis and Spinal Epidural Abscess: An Evidence-based Review. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques. 2015;28(6):E316-327.

Boody BS, Jenkins TJ, Hashmi SZ, Hsu WK, Patel AA, Savage JW. Surgical Site Infections in Spinal Surgery. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques. 2015;28(10):352-362.

Boody BS, Omar IM, Hill JA. Displaced Medial and Lateral Bucket Handle Meniscal Tears With Intact ACL and PCL. Orthopedics. 2015;38(8):e738-741.

Book Chapters:

Leas D, Goldstein Z, Boody BS, Sasso RC. Revision Spine Surgery.  Chapter: Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery. Accepted 2019

Boody BS, Smucker JD, Sasso RC. The Textbook of Spine Surgery, 4th edition.  Chapter: Surgical Management of Cervical Spine Injuries. Accepted 2019

Boody BS, Sasso RC.  The Textbook of Spine Surgery, 4th edition.  High Grade Spondylolisthesis: Posterior Decompression and Spanning/Dowel Fibula.  Accepted 2019.

Boody BS, Smucker JD, Sasso RC.  The Fellows’ Manual.  Far Lateral Microdiscectomy.  Accepted 2019

Russo G, Boody BS, Hilibrand AS.  The Fellows’ Manual.  Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion.  Accepted 2019

Boody BS, Russo G, Kurd M.  The Fellows’ Manual.  Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Accepted 2019

Sinensky A, Li W, Boody B, Kurd M. Video Atlas of Spine Surgery. Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries.  Accepted 2018

Boody BS, Anderson DG. Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Navigation.  Multilevel Percutaneous Pedicle Screws Including Sacroiliac Screws. Accepted 2018

Boody BS, Kaye ID. Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery. Chapter 2: Three Dimensional Computer-Assisted Navigation Platforms.  Accepted 2017

Tarazona D, Boody B, Schroeder GNeurosurgery Case Series.  Type 2 Odontoid Fractures.  Accepted 2017

Tarazona D, Boody B.  Cervical Total Disc Replacement: Evidence Basis. Accepted 2017

Rosenthal BD, Boody BS, Hsu WK, Patel AA.  7th ed. Elsevier.  Management of Cervical Myelopathy: Surgical Treatment.  Rothman-Simone: The Spine.  Editors: Garfin SR, Eismont FJ, Bell GR, Fischgrund G, Bono C.

Boody BS, Chun D, Hsu WK. 2nd ed.  Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, c2017.  Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials: Spine. Chapter 36: Basic Science of Spinal Fusion.  Editors: Bono CM, Schoenfeld AJ. P. 352-360.

Boody BS, Rosenthal BD, Dodwad SN, Patel AA.  1st ed.  AAOS, c2017.  Spine Injuries in Athletes. Chapter 1: The Epidemiology of Spine Injuries in Athletes.

Sporer SM, Rosenthal BD, Boody BS. Advanced Reconstruction: Hip. 2nd ed. Chapter 48: Noncemented Acetabular Revision. Editors: Lieberman, J.R. and Berry, D.J. c2017.

Boody B, Haak M, Savage JW.  1st ed.  ISCoS Textbook of Comprehensive Management of Spinal Cord Injuries.  Lippincott Williams Wilkins, c2015. Chapter 12: Management of Subaxial Cervical Spine Fractures.  P. 205-217.