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Associate, Department of Orthopaedics

Department of Orthopaedics
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-271-6541
Fax: 570-271-5872

Michael H. Haak, MD

Research Interests

Michael Haak, MD has research interest in treating adults with neck and/or neck-related arm pain and back and/or back-related leg pain. He also focuses on cervical disc replacement surgery, minimally invasive cervical surgery, cervical myelopathy and stenosis, minimally invasive lumbar disc surgery, and degenerative spinal stenosis.  

Recent Publications

  • Savage JW, Weatherford BM, Sugrue PA, Nolden MT, Liu JC, Song JK, Haak MH. (2012, Mar). Efficacy of Surgical Preparation Solutions in Lumbar Spine Surgery. The J Bone Joint Surg , 94(6), 490-494. Full Text
  • Khan, N, Husain, S, Haak, M. (2008, Apr). Thoracolumbar Injuries in the Athlete. Sports Med Arthrosc , 16(1):16-25. Full Text
  • Sokolowski MJ, Jackson AP, Haak MH, Meyer PR Jr, Sokolowski MS. (2007, Aug.). Acute Mortality and Complications of Cervical Spine Injuries in the Elderly at a Single Tertiary Care Center. J Spinal Disord Tech , 20(5) 352-6. Full Text
  • Sokolowski MJ, Dolan M, Aminian A, Haak MH, Schafer MF. (2006, Dec.). Delayed epidural hematoma after spinal surgery: a report of 4 cases. J Spinal Disord Tech , 19(8):603-6. Full Text


MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1980-1984
Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, 1986-1990
Fellowship, Spinal Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, 1990-1991