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.
Spine Experts - Advanced TechniquesThe 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.
Magnetic Growing Rods - Groundbreaking Treatment for Early Onset ScoliosisDr. 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 JapanOn 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 ProfessionalsWe'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.
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SDCSD Physician Joins SRS/POSNA DelegationDespite legislative efforts included in the last FDA user fee bill, the Pediatric Medical Device Safety Act has not produced a marked increase in the availability of new devices for pediatric orthopaedic indications. Read More About This Effort
Dr. Akbarnia Featured in Orthopedic PublicationSeptember 21, 2011 - Dr. Akbarnia is featured on the Becker's ASC website as one of
"10 Spine and Neurosurgeon Leaders in Complex Spinal Deformity Correction."
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.
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.