The Spine Institute of Southern New Jersey
512 Lippincott Drive
Marlton, NJ 08055

Credentials and Expertise

A board-certified neurological surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Bussey attended medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, earning high honors on both the Provost and Dean’s List. Upon completion of dual neurological surgery residencies at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Dr. Bussey completed his neurosurgical trauma fellowship training at Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey. With additional complex spine surgery training including trauma experience, Dr. Bussey has also earned a Masters of Public Health from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Jonathan D. Bussey, D.O., MPH
Certifications, Advanced Education and Publications

  • American Board of Osteopathic Surgery — Neurological Surgery, 2014-present
  • Advanced Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery. Weill Cornell Medical College, 2005
  • Endoscopic Techniques in Neurosurgery. University of St. Louis School of Medicine, 2007.
  • Complex Spine Surgery. Courtesy of Orthofix Spinal Implants. Miami, FL, 2010.
  • Kyphoplasty Training Course. Courtesy of Kyphon Medical. Celebration, FL, 2010.
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support —Provider 2011 - present, Instructor 2013-present
  • Otomo K, Yamanashi WS, Tondo C, Antz M, Bussey J, Pitha J, Arruda M, Nakagawa H, Wittkampf, FHM, Lazzara R, Jackman WM. Why a large tip electrode makes a deeper radiofrequency lesion: effects of increased in electrode cooling and electrode-tissue interface area. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiology. 9:47-54, 1998.


  • "Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension. A Cause of Headache with Potentially Lethal Complications." Poster presentation, American Association of Neurologic Surgeons, 2005.
  • "Intracranial Hemorrhage in Pregnancy and the Puerperium. Causes, Complications and Treatment Strategies." Poster presentation, American Association of Neurologic Surgeons, 2006.
  • "A New Computer-based MRI Localizer." Oral presentation, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons annual assembly, 2006
  • "Workup and Treatment of Intracranial Metastatic Disease: Case Presentations." Oral presentation, ACOS annual assembly, 2007.

Professional Associations and Societies Member American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. Sigma Sigma Phi. Honorary Education Society. 1999 to present.