Following medical school at Georgetown University and six years of orthopedic surgery training in New York City, Dr. Hannibal completed a Fellowship in Spinal Surgery at Stanford University. He then practiced for five years at the St. Mary’s Spine Center in San Francisco, specializing in the surgical correction of complex spine problems. In addition, he served as Director of Spine Research and Development and as the Associate Director of the San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program, training residents and fellows.
Dr. Hannibal has authored over 15 book chapters and journal articles. He has participated in upwards of 50 national and international presentations, acted as a clinical investigator for seven new spinal technologies, and has trained surgeons nationwide on procedures such as artificial disc replacement surgery and the X-Stop device.