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Who is the Best Los Angeles Spine Surgeon?

  Facing the possibility of needing spinal surgery can be both intimidating and confusing. There are plenty of talented spine surgeons in the Los Angeles area, but who is the best one for you? At Saadat Spine, we believe in providing the safest and most effective care for our patients, founded on the principles of evidence-based medicine, research, and...

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Saadat Spine Now Treating Patients from Bakersfield, CA

Orthopedic Spinal Health Solutions for Patients in Bakersfield, CA Saadat Spine is a spinal health practice led by spinal surgeon Ehsan Saadat. Dr. Saadat sees patients at his offices in Los Angeles and Orange County. Because of Dr. Saadat’s reputation as one of the top spine surgeons in California, he often treats patients from across the state – not...

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Spine Surgery Alternative: Minimally-invasive Lumbar Fusion

Contact Saadat Spine in Los Angeles for a consultation regarding spine surgery alternatives, including a minimally-invasive lumbar fusion. Traditionally, lumbar spine surgery was performed utilizing long incisions on the lower back, and involved extensive dissection of the muscles that attach to the spine. These approaches also meant longer operative times, more blood loss during surgery, and a much longer...

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What Is Motion-Preserving Spine Surgery?

The human spine is made up of 33 “motion segments”, divided into the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral areas. The cervical and lumbar regions of the spine are mobile, allowing for the flexibility of the neck and the lower back, and activities such as bending, turning, and twisting. Traditional surgical approaches to the cervical and lumbar spine often involve...

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Recognition

Dr. Saadat Awarded Certificate of Excellence by Cedars Sinai

Dr. Ehsan Saddat has been awarded the Certificate of Excellence by the Office of Patient Experience at Cedars Sinai, which was just ranked the #2 hospital in the nation. The certificate – awarded by Vice President of Patient Experience Alan Dubovsky – recognizes Dr. Saadat for being in the top 10% nationally in Patient Experience performance of all physicians...

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Ranked #2 Hospital in America by U.S. News & World Report

In addition to being ranked the #2 hospital in the nation, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – where Dr. Ehsan Saadat is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery – has been ranked the #1 hospital in California. In their annual report on the best hospitals in the country, U.S. World News & Report endeavors to rank hospitals based on patient outcomes, patient...

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4 of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Orange County

Here at Saadat Spine we specialize in spine care in Orange County. We treat patients who suffer from back or neck pain, which often results from nerve or spinal cord compression, and which produces pain down the arms or legs. We treat every patient with a personalized approach.  Most spinal problems can be effectively treated without surgery, using specialized...

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Dr. Saadat Discusses Surgical Treatment of Cervical Stenosis

Orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Ehsan Saadat recently gave a presentation about surgical treatment options for cervical stenosis. You can check it out below. If you are experiencing any of the symptoms discussed here, we invite you to contact us to schedule an appointment with Dr. Saadat.

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Do I Need a Spine Surgeon “Near Me”?

Choosing a Spine Surgeon: 5 Qualifications That Are More Important Than Being “Near Me” For those born after the year 2000, it is hard to imagine what the pre-internet world was like. If you wanted to know about the Battle of Waterloo, you would have to head to the library. Sending a message usually meant waiting days or weeks...

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What is robotic spine surgery?

The use of robots enables surgeons to perform delicate and complex operations in a minimally invasive manner. Robotic technology has more recently been applied in spinal surgery, where a robot is used primarily for the insertion of pedicle screws in the spine. The basic idea of robotic technology is similar to using a GPS system in the car.  The...

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