Dr. John Gillick is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Rutgers University. New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. He specializes in treating complex disorders of the spine, but also maintains a general neurosurgery practice. Dr. Gillick received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He completed his neurosurgical residency at New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center, during which he also completed an enfolded complex spine fellowship. Dr. Gillick also completed a post-residency fellowship in complex spinal surgery and deformity at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. In addition, he received specialized training in pediatric deformity at Shriners Hospital for Children-Philadelphia. Dr. Gillick has lent his spine and neurological surgery expertise to numerous publications and book chapters, as well as several abstracts and presentations. In 2016, Dr. Gillick was honored with the Outstanding Resident Research Award at the NY State Neurosurgical Society Annual Meeting. He is currently a reviewer for World Neurosurgery and the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine. He is also a member of numerous medical societies, including the North American Spine Society, Lumbar Spine Research Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.