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Saadat Spine Now Treating Patients from Santa Clarita

Orthopedic Spine Solutions for Patients in Santa Clarita, CA Dr. Ehsan Saadat of Saadat Spine in southern California recieved his training in orthopedic spine surgery from Harvard University and Emory University. Dr. Saadat is proud to announce that he recently successfully treated several patients from Santa Clarita. You can read testimonials from a couple of those patients below. While...

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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. Motion-preserving surgery aims to keep these segments flexible. 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...

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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 (2022-2023) 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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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 to discuss treatment options for your spinal stenosis.

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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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Are lasers used for spinal surgery?

Lasers are an intense, concentrated beam of energy, and can be used surgically for cutting, coagulating, and ablating tissues. Lasers have been used in medicine for decades, especially in ophthalmology and dermatology.  However, lasers do not have a well-accepted role in spinal surgery. This is because the use of a high-energy laser beam very close to the spinal cord...

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When is spinal surgery successful?

Many patients who are considering surgery question the success rates of the proposed surgery and many are frightened by the numerous examples of “failed back surgery” in the media.  At Saadat Spine, we strongly believe that what makes a spine surgery successful depends on several factors. When one or more of these factors is missing, the spine surgery failure...

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