Welcome to the GSF

The Growing Spine Foundation (GSF), founded by Behrooz A. Akbarnia, M.D., is a 501(c)(3) charitable, non-profit organization aimed at supporting medical education and scientific research to optimize patient outcomes in Early Onset Scoliosis. The GSF was originally created for the purpose of funding the Growing Spine Study Group (GSSG) at a time when funding from traditional sources within the spine industry were not possible due to several reasons. Read More.


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Giving to the GSF ensures the continuation of new research into spinal deformity conditions in young children. Your donation to GSF also helps to educate physicians from all over the world on advances in growing spine research and medical care. Click here, for more information.


Growing Spine Foundation
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202
P: 414.276.6445
F: 414.276.3349
E-mail: info@growingspine.org