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Physicians

Physicians2021-08-13T13:49:47+00:00

The team of specialists at the USC Spine Center of Keck Medicine of USC are fellowship-trained and nationally recognized for their talents in neurosurgery and orthopaedic surgery. In addition, all of the specialists are faculty at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, with some physicians participating in innovative and leading-edge basic science and clinical research.

Our expert spine surgeons and physiatrist specialize in the full range of treatment options and disorders affecting the spine, including:

  • Adult Spinal Deformity
  • Cervical Disc Injuries
  • Chordoma
  • Complex Reconstructive Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Evaluation of Neuromuscular Function
  • Failed Back Syndrome
  • Intradural Tumors
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck and Back Surgery
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Revision Spinal Reconstruction
  • Schwannoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Disc Herniations
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Infection
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Oncology
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Revision Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis

Overall physician rating

Spine Rating
4.8out of 5
1,028 Ratings
206 Comments

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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.

Review for CHRISTOPHER CHARLES ORNELAS MD

Our Physicians

Ram Kiran Alluriview profile

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC

Specializing In

Spine Surgery

Thomas C. Chenview profile

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

David S. Chengview profile

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Care Medical Group
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
Raymond J.  Hahview profile
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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC – Glendale
USC Healthcare Center 4
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Spine Surgery

Patrick C. Hsiehview profile

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

John C. Liuview profile

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

Christopher C. Ornelasview profile
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Practicing Locations

Beverly Hills Doctors Surgery Center
Keck Medicine of USC - Beverly Hills
Norris Healthcare Center HC3
USC Healthcare Center 4

Specializing In

Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spine Surgery

Mark J. Spoonamoreview profile
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Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Center 4

Specializing In

Complex Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Complex Revision Spine Surgery

Gene Tekmysterview profile
video

Practicing Locations

Keck Hospital of USC
USC Care Medical Group
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Specializing In

Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Jeffrey C. Wangview profile
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Practicing Locations

Beverly Hills Doctors Surgery Center
Keck Hospital of USC
Keck Medicine of USC - Beverly Hills
USC Healthcare Center 4

Specializing In

Spine Surgery, Neck and Back Surgery

Physician Assistants

Nurse Practitioners


Keck Medicine of USC
Univeristy of Southern California
Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC
Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area.