Spinal Diagnostics and Minimally Invasive Spine Specialist
Dr. Kafiluddi is board certified and fellowship trained in interventional pain management and minimally invasive spinal procedures.
He works closely with Dr. Eromo and has keen interests in MRI imaging, spinal diagnostics and minimally invasive spinal procedures such as vertebral augmentation after a vertebral fracture, spinal and peripheral nerve stimulation and endoscopic lumbar disc decompressions. Dr. Kafiluddi is a Fellow of the World Institute of Pain and a Diplomat of the American Board of Interventional Pain Practice, a member of the North American Neuromodulation Society and of the North American Spine Society.
Education & Experience
Dr. Kafiluddi did his undergraduate and graduate studies in physical chemistry at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. He subsequently earned his Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock Arkansas. His Medical Degree (MD) was obtained at the University of Toronto, Canada, his residency in anesthesiology at Harvard University (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) and fellowship in pain management and palliative care medicine at Penn State University (Hershey Medical Center). A fellowship in minimally invasive spinal medicine and surgery in Bothell, Washington was completed in 2004. Prior to joining The Spine Institute of Columbia Memorial Hospital, he founded a private practice in the Midwest and managed the clinic for a numbers of years.
Dr. Kafiluddi also follows a conservative approach which is very much patient centered.
Interests & Motivations
Dr. Kafiluddi is very family oriented and enjoys swimming, table tennis, soccer, hiking and playing with his German Shepherd dog.