Dr Budway earned an undergraduate degree with Honors in neurobiology from Brown University. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine.
After medical school, Dr Budway completed a residency in neurosurgery at The New York Presbyterian Hospital / Cornell Medical School. It was there that he developed an early interest in spinal surgery, while also doing clinical training at The Hospital for Special Surgery and Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Following his residency, Dr Budway went on to complete a fellowship in spinal surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Upon completion of his spine surgery fellowship, Dr Budway was invited to join the neurosurgery faculty at Cornell Medical School where he developed his early spinal neurosurgery practice, taught residents and fellows and founded The Spine Center at New York Hospital.
Dr Budway moved his practice to the Philadelphia area over a decade ago where he has treated thousands of patients along the Main Line and Chester County.