Corey J. Wallach, MD

To contact Dr. Wallach's office directly, please call (703) 769-8424.

Dr. Corey Wallach, a native of Northern Virginia, is pleased to have returned to the area to serve as Medical Director for the Anderson Clinic Spine Center.

Dr. Wallach left Virginia to attend Columbia University, where he first studied Architecture and Religion prior to beginning his medical career. He then attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, where he was honored with both the Lipscomb Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Surgery and membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he conducted extensive research on biologic treatment strategies for degenerative spinal disorders, earning both national and international recognition for his efforts.

He then returned to California for his spine fellowship at the prestigious UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center, which specializes in motion preserving, minimally invasive, and traditional treatment strategies for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar pathology.

Since returning to Virginia, Dr. Wallach has been delighted to oversee the growth and development of the Anderson Clinic Spine Center. Our spine center now addresses all aspects of spine care with an emphasis on conservative management, as well as the latest in minimally invasive treatment options. We pride ourselves foremost on patient education, and offer physical therapy tailored to your unique spinal complaints, as well as therapeutic and diagnostic spinal injections when necessary. If surgery is required, we utilize advanced techniques that allow for a rapid resolution of one’s pain, as well as a quick return to activities and independence.

In keeping with his academic training, Dr. Wallach continues to be actively involved in clinical research aimed at improving spine care, as well as lecturing nationally on various treatment options for spinal disorders.

In his spare time, Dr. Wallach enjoys woodworking and guitar, but mostly finds himself enjoying the company of his wife and three growing children.

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Publications

Safety assessment of intradiscal gene therapy II: effect of dosing and vector choice.
Levicoff EA, Kim JS, Sobajima S, Wallach CJ, Larson JW 3rd, Robbins PD, Xiao X, Juan L, Vadala G, Gilbertson LG, Kang JD.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Jun 15;33(14):1509-16; discussion 1517. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318178866c.

Symposium. Potential strategies for improving orthopaedic education. Strategic dialogue from the AOA Resident Leadership Forum Class of 2005.
Ranawat AS, Dirschl DR, Wallach CJ, Harner CD.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Jul;89(7):1633-40. No abstract available.

Safety assessment of intradiscal gene transfer: a pilot study.
Wallach CJ, Kim JS, Sobajima S, Lattermann C, Oxner WM, McFadden K, Robbins PD, Gilbertson LG, Kang JD.
Spine J. 2006 Mar-Apr;6(2):107-12.

A slowly progressive and reproducible animal model of intervertebral disc degeneration characterized by MRI, X-ray, and histology.
Sobajima S, Kompel JF, Kim JS, Wallach CJ, Robertson DD, Vogt MT, Kang JD, Gilbertson LG.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2005 Jan 1;30(1):15-24.

Gene transfer of the catabolic inhibitor TIMP-1 increases measured proteoglycans in cells from degenerated human intervertebral discs.
Wallach CJ, Sobajima S, Watanabe Y, Kim JS, Georgescu HI, Robbins P, Gilbertson LG, Kang JD.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Oct 15;28(20):2331-7.

Gene therapy applications for intervertebral disc degeneration.
Wallach CJ, Gilbertson LG, Kang JD.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Aug 1;28(15 Suppl):S93-8. Review.

Approaches for skeletal gene therapy.
Niyibizi C, Wallach CJ, Mi Z, Robbins PD.
Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr. 2002;12(3):163-73. Review.

Post a Review SpecialtySpine Care
Direct Phone(703) 769-8424 Undergraduate SchoolColumbia University Medical SchoolUniversity of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA
ResidencyUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA
FellowshipUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Special Procedures & TechniquesSpinal Surgery

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