Domagoj Coric, MD | CNSA Physician | Neurosurgeon in Charlotte North Carolina

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Domagoj Coric, MD

Special Interests

  • Adult Spinal Deformity
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Degenerative Spine Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Endoscopic Disc Surgery
  • Neurosurgeon
  • Lumbar & Cervical Disc Disease
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Trauma


Dr. Dom Coric now serves in an administrative and physician leader capacity at Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates and is not accepting new patients. He is Chief of the Spine Division at Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute and Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Atrium Healthcare where he served as Chief of the Department of Neurosurgery for over 14 years. His expertise specializes in artificial disc replacement, spinal trauma and tumors as well as adult reconstructive spinal surgery.

Dr. Coric received a BS from Duke University and his medical degree from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He completed both his general surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Coric is a highly regarded speaker, having given hundreds of presentations at national and international spine meetings and forums. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed academic papers and book chapters. His research pursuits have largely focused on motion-preserving spinal technologies.

Dr. Coric is a past-President of the North Carolina Spine Society and the Southern Neurosurgical Society and serves on the Board of Directors for the Carolina Center for Specialty Surgery, Atrium Healthcare System Political Action Committee and the UnitedHealthcare Spine Scientific Advisory Board. He is currently President of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery and the Chair of the AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of Spine and Peripheral Nerves.


Residency & Internship - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC

Medical School - Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Affiliations & Memberships

Chair, AANS/CNS Joint Section of Disorders of Spine and Peripheral Nerves; Spine Division Chief, Atrium Musculoskeletal Institute; President, International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery; Executive Medical Director of SpineFirst; Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Atrium Healthcare; Past President, Southern Neurosurgical Society; Past President, North Carolina Spine Society



Dom Coric, MD, Expands His Leadership In The Field Of Spine Surgery

With more than 3,300 members, this prestigious organization is the largest neurosurgical spine society in the United States.

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Episode 19 - Introduction to Spinal Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery with Dr. Dom Coric