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We found 11 spine surgeons who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 80/2000 near Mesa, AZ.

Dr. Ali Araghi, DO
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 S Dobson Road; Suite A302
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Ali Araghi specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in spine problems. Dr. Araghi is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Araghi completed a residency program at Peninsula Hospital Center. He has received the following distinction: Phoenix Super Doctors. Dr. Araghi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and French.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

Dr. Dennis Grant Crandall, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1432 S Dobson Road; Suite 201
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Dennis Crandall is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Mesa, AZ, Tempe, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Crandall graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Crandall's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He has received the distinction of Phoenix Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason C Datta, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1432 S Dobson Road; Suite 201
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Jason Datta is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Mesa, AZ, Tempe, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Datta attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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Dr. Michael Su Chang, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1432 S Dobson Road; #201
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Michael Chang's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Mesa, AZ and Tempe, AZ. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Chang obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 S Dobson Road; Suite B122
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Ejovi Ughwanogho specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ughwanogho at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ughwanogho include spine problems. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ughwanogho attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

Dr. Harvinder Singh Bedi, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 S Dobson Road; Suite B122
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Harvinder Bedi's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Sun City West, AZ, Sun City, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Bedi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bedi include spine problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center. Dr. Bedi graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bedi honors.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

Dr. Norman Barrington Chutkan, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 S Dobson Road; Suite A302
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Norman Chutkan is a spine surgeon and orthopedist. Dr. Chutkan's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in spine problems. His professional affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center. Dr. Chutkan takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Howard University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Howard University Hospital for residency.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 S Dobson Road; Suite A302
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Joshua Abrams is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Phoenix, AZ, Sun City West, AZ, and Gilbert, AZ. On average, patients gave Dr. Abrams a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass spine problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His education and training includes medical school at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Botsford Hospital. He is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4566 E. Inverness Avenue; Suite 208
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Rafath Baig is a Mesa, AZ physician who specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Carolina. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Baig is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Banner Desert Medical Center and Banner Baywood Medical Center.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1450 S Dobson Road; Suite A302
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. David Jackson, who practices in Phoenix, AZ, Sun City, AZ, and Scottsdale, AZ, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Jackson has a special interest in spine problems. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Jackson is affiliated with Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Boswell Medical Center, and Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1432 S Dobson Road; Suite 201
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Lyle Young practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Young studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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What is Spine Surgery?

Spinal surgery is the subspecialty that uses surgery to restore the normal function of the spine when things go wrong due to trauma, disease, or other disorders. There are many ways that the spine can begin to hurt or lose the ability to move properly, and surgery is not always necessary. However, when surgery is needed, there’s no one more qualified for the job than a spine surgeon.

Spinal surgery can be considered a subspecialty of either orthopedics or neurosurgery. That means that a spine surgeon may take either path to this specific career, training first as either an orthopedist or a neurosurgeon. Orthopedics deals mainly with the structural issues of the back and spine: the bones, muscles, and joints. Neurosurgery deals mainly with issues of the brain, nerves, and spinal cord. So when choosing a spine surgeon, it is sometimes possible that your surgeon’s background will have a bearing on your particular diagnosis. However, in most cases, it doesn’t matter. Either an orthopedist-spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon-spine surgeon can handle the majority of spine surgeries. What is more important is that some spine surgeons specialize in specific areas of the spine, such as lumbar surgery or cervical surgery. In that case, it is important to connect with a surgeon who is experienced with your particular need.

Some of the surgeries performed on the spine include:
  • Correction of spinal deformities, such as scoliosis
  • Spinal fusion
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery, including decompression surgeries such as discectomy and laminectomy
  • Balloon kyphoplasty, a procedure done to repair compression fractures in vertebrae

The spine is a very complicated piece of your body’s machinery, and a very necessary part of your movement and function. It holds you up and allows you to move. Having a working spine is important, and having a skilled surgeon when you need spinal surgery is critical.