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We found 7 spine surgeons who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Scottsdale, AZ.

Dr. Dennis Grant Crandall, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 W. Rio Salado Parkway; #107
Tempe, AZ
 

Dr. Dennis Crandall is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Mesa, AZ, Tempe, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Crandall trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU) for his residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Crandall is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Crandall has received the following distinction: Phoenix Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Mark James Wang, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9735 N. 90th Place
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Mark Wang is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ. The average patient rating for Dr. Wang is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason C Datta, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 W. Rio Salado Parkway; #107
Tempe, AZ
 

Dr. Jason Datta's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Mesa, AZ, Tempe, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Datta's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). The average patient rating for Dr. Datta is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Todd Matthew Doerr, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
8707 E Cholla Street
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Todd Doerr practices orthopedic trauma, pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and spine surgery in Scottsdale, AZ. Patient ratings for Dr. Doerr average 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Doerr takes. Dr. Doerr's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He has received the distinction of Phoenix Super Doctors.

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Dr. Michael Su Chang, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 W. Rio Salado Parkway; #107
Tempe, AZ
 

Dr. Michael Chang's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Mesa, AZ and Tempe, AZ. The average patient rating for Dr. Chang is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chang's medical residency was performed at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.

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Dr. Terrence Tevon Crowder, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1255 W. Rio Salado Parkway; #107
Tempe, AZ
 

Dr. Terrence Crowder specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Tempe, AZ and Gilbert, AZ. Dr. Crowder is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and performed his residency at Maricopa Medical Center and Duke University Medical Center.

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Dr. Edward John Dohring, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9735 N 90th Place
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Edward Dohring is a physician who specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending Yale School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Dohring takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.