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San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders
4130 La Jolla Village Dr.
Suite 300
La Jolla, CA 92037
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San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders

For twenty years, the physicians at the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders have provided compassionate care to our patients. We are committed to treating our patients with the personal and expert care they deserve..., one patient at a time.
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Spine Experts - Advanced Techniques

The San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders uses proven yet advanced techniques for the treatment of cervical and lumbar spinal disorders. Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques are used whenever appropriate. We treat spinal deformities such as scoliosis, kyphosis, and flatback both surgically and non-surgically. In addition, our specialists are experts in the treatment of degenerative disc and other spinal disorders including spinal tumors. Treatments provided by SDCSD range from spinal fusion to arthroplasty.

The Future of Scoliosis Surgery - Dr. Akbarnia Interviewed

In this feature interview published September 30th, 2013 in Beckers Spine Review, writer Heather Linder talked with Dr. Akbarnia about both the history and the future of Scoliosis Surgery. It is a must-read for patients, parents, and interested parties.

The Interview.

SDCSD Recognized as Leading Practice by National Publication

Beckers Spine Review selected 105 spine surgery practice across the nation as the practices to know about. SDCSD is proud to join this elite company.   

Magnetic Growing Rods - Groundbreaking Treatment for Early Onset Scoliosis

Dr. Behrooz A. Akbarnia, a world-renowned pioneer in advanced treatments for scoliosis in young children, led the surgeries. Dr. Burt Yaszay and our own Dr. Gregory Mundis, who are also members of the early-onset scoliosis program at Rady Children’s Hospital, participated in the procedures.     Press Release

San Diego Spine Foundation Annual Report

We are pleased to announce that the Annual Report of the San Diego Spine Foundation is now available.

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Dr. Akbarnia Presentation in Japan

On October 31-November 1, Dr Akbarnia was pleased to join the annual Japan Scoliosis Society meeting in Kobe City, Japan. His main presentation was entitled, "Early-Onset Scoliosis (EOS): Growing Rods: What do we know in 2012?"     Learn More

New Reference Work for Spine Professionals

We're pleased to announce the publication of The Growing Spine: Management of Spinal Disorders in Young Children, a comprehensive textbook intended for specialists from multiple disciplines. Dr. Akbarnia served as the lead editor on this important medical education project.
Learn more here

Spinal Deformity

Scoliosis is form of spinal deformity which can occur early in life, or progressively as the patient becomes an adult. At SDCSD, our physicians are acknowledged leaders in the treatment of all forms of spinal deformity, and are actively engaged in research projects that improve patient care and outcomes.

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative spinal disorders affect a large number of Americans each year, resulting in untold pain and suffering.

Successful treatments do exist. SDCSD utilizes the most up to date technology in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of degenerative spinal disorders.

Learn about Lumbar Degenerative Disease...