Lon M. Baronne, II, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery, arthroplasty including artificial disc replacement, and cervical and lumbar spine surgery. Dr. Baronne cares for patients at Louisiana Orthopedic Specialists. He completed his orthopedic spine surgery fellowship training amongst pioneers in complex cervical spine surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Baronne completed both his residency training at the University of Utah Department of Orthopedic Surgery. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the student ethics committee. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Emory University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Dr. Baronnes published research includes work on traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and lumbar fusion surgery. He has also authored book chapters on spondylolisthesis and spinal trauma. He is a member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), North American Spine Academy (NASS) and Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS).