Rebecca E. Stachniak, M.D.
Dr. Stachniak earned a Master of Science Degree and Medical Degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1989. Internship, Residency in Neurosurgery and Critical Care Fellowship were completed at the University of Florida in 1998.
Dr. Stachniak is a teaching physician on the faculty at Medtronic. Dr. Stachniak has been the primary investigator in several FDA research projects including an Artificial Cervical Disc Study, Prestige ST and a Trial Study on Bone Morphogenic Protein for Fusions. Dr. Stachniak participates in these studies to further advance spinal care in patients.
Dr. Stachniak has authored many papers, posters and presentations for major Neurosurgical and Spine related conferences. Dr. Stachniak has spoken at IMAST, CSRS, Euro Spine and World Spine meetings in Palm Beach, Florida, Barcelona, Spain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Porto, Portugal, Beijing, Shanghai and Wuhan, China and Hong Kong.
Dr. Stachniak resides in Dallas and enjoys traveling, cycling, gardening and world and wildlife photography during spare time away from patients.
Areas of Interests
Complex Spine Surgery
Degenerative Spine Disease
Artificial Cervical Discs
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Undergraduate – Colgate University
Medical School – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Internship – University of Florida – Department of General Surgery
Residency – University of Florida – Department of Neurosurgery
Fellowship – University of Florida – Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care
Diplomat of the American Board of Neurological Surgery
Professional Affiliations and Memberships
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Dallas County Medical Society
North American Spine Society
Texas Medical Association
Board Certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgery