Dr. James Zaslavsky earned a physical therapy degree, from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia and practiced for three years as a physical therapist. He attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated with highest honors, while concurrently earning an MBA from LaSalle University. Dr. Zaslavsky completed a residency in orthopedic and spine surgery at the Rothman Institute in Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He performed his specialty training in spine surgery at Twin Cities Spine Center where he pursued a special interest in the surgical management of the cervical spine and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Zaslavsky currently belongs to the Cervical Spine Research Society, American Medical Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Delaware Society of Orthopedic Surgeons. He specializes in operative care of the adult spine with a focus on the treatment of the cervical spine and the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques. This focus, combined with the use of the most advanced technology, uniquely enable Dr. Zaslavsky to preserve and optimize the motion of the spine utilizing the safest techniques possible. His patients benefit from less post operative pain and achieve the highest level of function possible.