Amory J. Fiore, MD

Dr. Amory Fiore
  • Medical School: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York
  • Residency: The Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University, New York
  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, Emory Clinic, Atlanta, Georgia
Amory J. Fiore, MD is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, specializing in spine surgery. Dr. Fiore is one of the first surgeons in the region to have embraced the MIS surgical technique.

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Dr Fiore is outstanding, what a blessing he is. Dr Fiore has done 2 spine surgeries on me. The most thoughtful and honest man I have ever met. Dr Fiore gave me my life back. Thank you Dr Fiore! (Facebook comment from C.B.)

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Watch Dr. Fiore’s webinar presentation about Laminectomy and Discectomy

Watch Dr. Fiore’s presentation about advances in Minimally-invasive Spine Surgery


American Academy of Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves


American Board of Neurological Surgery


Castle Connolly Americas Top Doctors, 2009 – 2011, 2013-2020
New York Magazine Best Doctors, 2015, 2017, 2020
Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2020
Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors 2009 – 2011, 2018 – 2020
Greenwich Magazine Top Doctors 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018 – 2020
New Canaan Magazine Top Doctors 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018 – 2020
New York Magazine Top Doctors 2020
Stamford Magazine Top Doctors 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018 – 2020
Westport Magazine Top Doctors 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2019


Watching Your Back: An Interview with Dr. Amory Fiore an interview by Betsy Schaper for Fairfield County Look


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Dr. Fiore- When sharp pain shooting down my leg began to wake me up at night, I was very worried that the decades of heavy work-related travel combined with sitting behind a desk for very long hours were catching up with me. An MRI and exam revealed that I had severe spinal stenosis, scoliosis and degenerative disc disease.

A New Yorker for 30 years, I was inclined to believe the notion that if you had a medical problem, you had to see a ‘top surgeon in the city.’ So I went to that top doctor and had spine surgery at a major New York hospital, which was not successful. My problems worsened.

In the meantime, my father, age 85, developed a serious spinal problem that required a 10-hour, complicated spinal fusion. Furthermore, he had quadruple bypass surgery a year and a half before, making him a high risk patient. That was when I met Dr. Amory Fiore, the talented neurosurgeon who performed the difficult surgery on my father that rescued him from severe pain and restored his ability to walk.

So when my own spine condition deteriorated two years later, I turned to my father’s surgeon in Greenwich for help. Dr. Fiore said I would need a spinal fusion on the same disc that was operated on in New York. He and his colleague Dr. Paul Apostolides did the surgery, and this time I recovered beautifully. I did my PT religiously, walked a mile with my dog each day, and within months I was completely pain free.

Eighteen months later, I started to have pain in my lower spine. An MRI showed instability in two more vertebra and disc degeneration. Dr. Fiore said I would need another surgery to fix the problem. This time they did a triple spinal fusion. Surprisingly, I was up and out of bed and doing stairs at Greenwich Hospital the next afternoon. Again, my recovery went smoothly, and since then I have had no pain and have regained complete mobility. I have even played 18 holes of golf with my surgeon. Now, if only Dr. Fiore could come up with a surgery to fix my golf game…

I am so thankful to Dr. Fiore, Dr. Apostolides and the ONS therapists for not only giving me my life back but allowing me to have more fun in my life too. – ES (Spine)