Dr. Hostin was raised in Southern California and earned his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley. He went on to complete medical school at the University of Oklahoma, earning membership in the Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
He then completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency at UC Davis in Sacramento and went on to receive additional specialized training in Spinal Surgery during his fellowship at the Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis.
Dr. Hostin is a board-certified, spine surgery fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who treats a comprehensive range of spinal diseases and disorders including complex spinal deformity, scoliosis, kyphosis and degenerative conditions of the spine, as well as spinal trauma, tumors and infections.
Dr. Hostin is trained in modern spinal surgical techniques, including minimally invasive surgical methods. His practice focuses on primary and revision pediatric, adolescent and adult spinal deformity.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Western Orthopedic Association, the North American Spine Society the, Scoliosis Research Society and the International Spine Society Group.
Dr. Hostin has contributed to nationally renowned research projects and hundreds of other publications and projects, including book chapters regarding complex spine surgery.