Bassel G. Diebo, MD

Bassel G. Diebo, MD

Spine and Scoliosis Surgeon

Bassel Diebo, MD, is a fellowship trained spine and scoliosis surgeon with Lifespan Orthopedics Institute. His expertise is in spinal alignment and posture, and the surgical treatment of scoliosis, kyphosis, lordosis, flatback syndrome, spondylolisthesis, and hip-spine syndrome.

Dr. Diebo is an assistant professor and director of orthopedic spine research and innovation at Brown University as well as director of spine research fellowship. He has been recognized frequently for his outstanding work. In 2023, he was the recipient of Brown University’s Lucas-Palumbo award for excellence in orthopedic spine surgery. In 2022, he was named one of the “Ten spine surgeons under 45 to know,” by Becker’s Spine Review and in 2020 was listed among the “20 under 40,” by the North American Spine Society. He is a past American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leader.

Dr. Diebo obtained extensive medical and surgical training through fellowship and residency programs. He completed a fellowship in complex adolescent and adult spine and scoliosis surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and took part as an inaugural traveling fellow with the International Spine Study Group. Dr. Diebo completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at SUNY, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Previously, he earned his medical degree from Aleppo University, Syria, and then completed research fellowships in spine surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery and NYU Langone Medical Center, Hospital for Joint Diseases, both in New York.

He has co-authored hundreds of peer-reviewed articles and academic chapters and presented extensively at industry events. Dr. Diebo is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Scoliosis Research Society.



The Miriam Hospital
The Miriam Hospital Main Building (directions)
164 Summit Ave
Providence, RI 02906

University Orthopedics, Inc., East Providence
1 Kettle Point
East Providence, RI 02914


  • Medical School:  Aleppo University
  • Fellowship:  Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Research:  SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Research:  New York University
  • Residency:  SUNY Downstate Medical Center