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A multidisciplinary approach
Our patients benefit from world renowned physicians and expertise in both orthopaedics and neurosurgery. Read more to learn about the full range of our expertise in spine surgical procedures from minimally invasive to the most complex.
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We offer our patients a conservative approach to spine care providing the most appropriate treatment options, both nonsurgical and surgical, tailored to each patient’s specific need.
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We are the number one place for second opinions offering advanced diagnostic testing and treatment plans for patients with complex conditions.
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The USC Spine Center, located at Keck Medical Center of USC, is on the fifth floor of USC Healthcare Center 4. Other USC Spine Center locations include Beverly Hills, Glendale, Pasadena, Arcadia and La Cañada.
Visit usRecognized for our expert care
The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles has been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for its expertise in delivering specialty care. By providing data on the quality of our care, this distinction demonstrates our commitment to better quality and improved outcomes for patients.
At the USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC, our experts provide some of the best non-surgical and surgical approaches to alleviate pain and restore function and mobility. The USC Spine Center, part of USC Orthopaedic Surgery and USC Neurological Surgery, is staffed with an experienced group of spine surgeons – both neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons – who are committed to providing appropriate and individual spine care. Our physicians are accomplished in performing a full range of spine surgical procedures from minimally invasive to the most complex. Read More »
Overall physician rating
4.8out of 5
4.8Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
4.8Provider Listened Carefully
4.8Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
0.0Provider Knew Medical History
4.8Provider Showed Respect
0.0Provider Spent Enough Time
What are patients saying about us
4.8out of 5(1,028 Ratings, 206 Comments)
Sep 10, 2021
Dr OrnelasCalled me after the technology did not work and we had an excellent conversation and he was very caring and professional.
Unique to the USC Spine Center is true comprehensive, coordinated care. We provide diagnostic testing, pain management, psychological counseling, physical therapy, occupational therapy and a wide variety of surgical procedures such as microdiscectomy, cervical and lumbar spine fusion and artificial disc replacement.
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