Joshua Landa, MD
New Jersey’s Lead Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Spine Surgeon
Joshua Landa, MD, FAAOS, is a board certified, fellowship trained spine surgeon who is recognized as a national leader in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery. After his training in some of the top medical centers in the country, he dedicated himself to the development of advancements in surgical technology. He has performed thousands of minimally invasive spinal surgeries and regularly has surgeons travel from all over the world to seek his expertise.
Dr. Landa was dual fellowship trained at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in both Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spine Surgery. He also completed a third fellowship in Orthopaedic Biomechanics at the Musculoskeletal Research Center at New York University.
He completed a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU/ Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of the nation’s top programs, where he served as chief resident. Dr. Landa attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honors society, a spot reserved for the top 15% of the class. During this time, he scored in the top 1% on his medical boards. Prior to attending medical school, he attended Yeshiva University, where he was awarded summa cum laude and graduated first in his class.
During college he was selected for an NIH grant to study central nervous system tumors at MIT, where he spent two of his summers and published findings that led to advancements in the treatment of brain and spinal cancer.
Dr. Landa has received numerous accolades for his clinical excellence. He was honored with the Patient's Choice Award and a Compassionate Doctor Recognition twice. He also has been elected as a Leading Physician of the World by the International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. For three years he served as the chief in-house physician for Madison Square Garden and had the opportunity to treat professional athletes and performers. He has studied spine surgery throughout the United States as well as abroad, and has been invited as a guest lecturer on minimally invasive spine surgery in China. He has also been granted membership to a number of professional societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Association of Neurologic Surgeons (AANS), the Society of Lateral Access Surgeons (SOLAS), the Ohio State Neurosurgical Society (OHSNS), and the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS). He was granted his board certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and was promoted to Active Fellow by the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Landa is also a physician scientist who has published and presented many peer-reviewed scientific papers over the past 15 years.