Friday, 02 November 2012 15:01

4 Key Lessons for Opening a Spine ASC

When Robert S. Bray, Jr., MD, decided to open a spine-focused ambulatory surgery center, he had very few examples to look to for similar successful models. He founded and currently serves as CEO of DISC Sports & Spine Center in Marina del Rey, Calif.
Published in Spine
Hooman Melamed, MD, will select one patient each month who cannot afford medical care to receive free treatment for tumors, scoliosis, degenerative disc disease, cervical and lumbar spine disorders and other spine ailments, according to Patch.
Dr. Amir Vokshoor on being a surgeon scientistAmir Vokshoor, MD, a spine surgeon with DISC Sports & Spine Center in Marina del Rey, Calif., discusses the importance of every spine surgeon's contribution to research and how to balance being a spine surgeon and scientist.
Published in Spine
Burak Ozgur, MD, is the chief of the neurosurgery spine service at Hoag Hospital and director of the DISC Sports and Spine Center in Newport Beach, Calif. He previously served as director of minimally invasive spine surgery and an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and director of spinal neurosurgery at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center.
Published in Spine Leaders
Here are five thoughts on targeted injections with Dr. Michael Port of DISC Sports and Spine Center in Marina del Rey, Calif.
Published in Pain Management
After 20 years in private practice, Robert S. Bray, MD, a neurological spine surgeon based in Marina del Rey, Calif., founded DISC Sports and Spine Center. Established in 2006, DISC has been able to not only withstand the pressures of today's healthcare environment, but also flourish. Dr. Bray began the practice with himself as a surgeon and five employees; now, the group includes 30 physicians and 170 employees. In addition to spine care, specialties at the practice include orthopedics, pain management and chiropractic sports medicine.
Published in Practice Management