Paley Institute's Jeffrey Cantor, MD Spine Surgeon

Jeffrey Cantor

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An expert spine surgeon, Jeffrey B. Cantor, MD, has decades of experience in spine treatment and has performed over 7,000 spinal surgeries. As the founder of the Cantor Spine Center at The Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, his work is internationally-recognized as being at the forefront of spine surgery.

Dr. Cantor attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, He then completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida. Dr. Cantor went on to serve at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, treating active duty military and family, before completing the prestigious spine surgery fellowship at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak in Michigan.

Dr. Cantor treats all spectrums of spinal conditions, such as scoliosis, cervical and lumbar stenosis, lumbar spondylolisthesis, neck and back pain, and other severe spinal issues. If a patient does require surgery, he is keen on using safe and innovative techniques as well as the aid of ultrasonic technology.

His practice focuses on cutting-edge, minimally invasive ultrasonic techniques that avoid any nerve damage and deliver strong, lasting results. Dr. Cantor grounds his work in motion-preserving and function-sparing spinal surgery, and he puts an emphasis on fusion alternative surgery. Patients from across the country travel to Dr. Cantor to seek optimal treatment options, this advanced methodology and pioneered pain relief.

Dr. Cantor has been a spinal patient himself, having undergone three spinal surgeries and, therefore, understands the journey his patients are going through. Combined with his educated approach, Dr. Cantor offers a unique experience for anyone coming to him with spinal issues.

Areas of Interest

  • Cervical Stenosis
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spondylolisthesis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy Sciatica
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Lumbar Disc Herniation Sciatica
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education & Training

Medical School
Muhlenberg College
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

The University of Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital

The University of Miami at Jackson Memorial Hospital
Orthopaedic Surgery

William Beaumont Medical Center Royal Oak MI
Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Broward Imperial
Holy Cross Hospital
Memorial Pembroke
Park Creek
St. Mary’s Medical Center

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American College of Spine Surgery

American Medical Association

American College of Surgeons

North American Spine Society

Broward County Medical Association

Florida Medical Association

Florida Othopaedic Society