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Why stay out of the Spinal Canal?

Why stay out of the Spinal Canal?

Why stay out of the Spinal Canal? I am often asked... Why stay out of the spinal canal ?  I’ve had a 100% endoscopic spine practice for over 23 years and have performed over ten thousand procedures on all areas of the spine from C2-3 to the coccyx. In the 10 years...

How did I get started? Conclusion

How did I get started? Conclusion

How did I get started? Conclusion“Can Endoscopic Spine Surgery be considered a specialty ?” When I began to do endoscopic spine surgery in the late 90’s, I treated painful conditions that could be seen on the MRI such as disc herniations and stenosis. The big...

How did I get started?  Part 3

How did I get started? Part 3

How did I get started? Part Three  Your perspective on a problem changes as your tools change. -  Tony Mork I didn’t think that there was enough preop testing to really know where the pain was coming from.   Three things changed when I operated on the back and...

How did I get started? Part Two

How did I get started? Part Two

How did I get started? Part TwoSo what did I do ? “Are fusions really necessary for so many patients with back pain? ” The spine surgeons that I worked with were some of the best in the world, but the longer I worked in that practice, the more I became motivated to...

How did I get started? Part One

How did I get started? Part One

How did I get started? Part One“I was a sports surgeon for my first 16 years of practice” My first 16 years of orthopedic practice, which began in the early 80’s, was devoted to sports medicine and joint replacement in Long Beach, California. Both of these specialties...

More Money – Increasing your bottom line

More Money – Increasing your bottom line

More Money - Increase Your BottomlineEveryone wants to know if doing endoscopic spine surgery will improve their bottom line.  The answer to this question is a resounding YES, if you use the correct billing codes.  This is a key part of the guided pathway to success...

Why not you, why not now?

Why not you, why not now?

Why not you, why not now?The fact is that endoscopic spine surgery is a movement that is gaining momentum and your patients are going to start demanding it. Why not be ready when they do? This is not some fad. Endoscopy and arthroscopy are the mainstays of treatment...

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