Projects: QOD

Current QOD Registries Available


The Spine Surgery QOD was formally launched and activated in February 2012 with the Lumbar Spine registry. The Lumbar Spine registry is in its fifth year and, as of March 2016, there are over 23,000 patients enrolled across 80 participating centers nationwide with new centers activated regularly. The Lumbar Spine registry was enhanced by the addition of the Spinal Deformity QOD in December 2014 with a focus on non-complex deformity cases. In February 2016, the Spinal Deformity QOD was rounded out with the inclusion of complex deformity cases and is now open to all participating centers.


The Cervical Spine Registry was formally launched and activated in March 2013. The Cervical Spine Registry is in its fourth year with over 8,500 patients enrolled across 51 participating centers.


The Neurovascular QOD registry was launched in December 2014 and is the first subspecialty registry separate from Spine. This registry is now open to new sites. Data collection started in April 2015.


The Tumor QOD registry is in development with launch planned for end of year 2016.

Recognizing that not all practices have the resources to participate in extensive longitudinal registries, the NPA is working on a registry designed to provide basic safety and quality data to the individual surgeons while also satisfying public reporting requirements, including Maintenance of Certification (MOC) and Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS).


Contact NPA for more information, or if you are interested in developing a new module.