A Diplomate of the American Board of Neurosurgeons, Ian . Armstrong, . specializes in the treatment of cervical and lumbar spine injuries. Dr. Armstrong received his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he was awarded a research fellowship grant on Spinal Cord Trauma from the National Institutes of Health. After completing his studies, he received further training in Marseilles, France, at the University of Marseilles, Hospital de Conception. He also completed a spine fellowship with neurological and orthopedic training at the University of South Florida. A specialist in microsurgery and spinal instrumentation, Dr. Armstrong is the Medical Director of the Southern California Spine Institute, a premier center for the treatment of spinal disorders. He previously served as the Director of the Spine Program at Century City Hospital, Director of the Spine Program at Midway Hospital, and was a former Chief of Neurosurgery at Century City Hospital. He is an affiliate of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Medical Association. Dr. Armstrong maintains an active lecture schedule, often speaking to universities, medical professionals, and communities throughout the greater Los Angeles area. He has written and published numerous papers on the topic of spinal disorders and procedures. Dr. Armstrong is a participating member of the American Association of Neurosurgeons, North American Spine Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the Los Angeles County Medical Association.