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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Sports Medicine, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
1146 Loma Linda Drive; Suite 214a
Loma Linda, CA

Dr. Olumide Danisa's medical specialty is orthopedic trauma, pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and hand surgery. Dr. Danisa (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Yoruba. He is professionally affiliated with Faculty Physicians and Surgeons of LLUSM, Beaver Medical Group, and Rockingham Memorial Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Danisa attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Health Care Plans, Viant, and more. Dr. Danisa has received the distinction of Leadership Award Program for Resident Physicians, American Medical Association.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery
1040 S Mount Vernon Avenue; #G350
Colton, CA
(909) 824-2422; (909) 581-6400

Dr. Darren Bergey works as a spine surgeon in Colton, CA, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, and Indio, CA. Dr. Bergey's clinical interests encompass musculoskeletal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Dignity Health. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic and Loma Linda University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Bergey at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Massage Therapy
399 E Highland Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
(951) 824-4206; (909) 883-3883

Dr. Jack Akmakjian sees patients in Riverside, CA, San Bernardino, CA, and Ontario, CA. His medical specialties are massage therapy, spine surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Akmakjian attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is conversant in Armenian.

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Clinical interests: SPINE SURGERY

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
400 N Pepper Avenue
Colton, CA
(909) 557-1600; (909) 580-1000

Dr. Gail Hopkins' areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; dr. Gail Hopkins sees patients in Redlands, CA, Hemet, CA, and Colton, CA. Dr. Hopkins is professionally affiliated with Community Hospital of San Bernardino. Dr. Hopkins studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Hopkins's patients gave Dr. Hopkins an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Hopkins takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: SPINE SURGERY

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Legal Medicine
1384 N Waterman Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
(909) 381-6080

Dr. Edmund Dombrowski specializes in legal medicine and spine surgery and practices in San Bernardino, CA and Redlands, CA. In his practice, Dr. Dombrowski focuses on musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Dombrowski graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
1535 S D Street; #100
San Bernardino, CA
(909) 824-2361

Dr. Khalid Ahmed works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Pico Rivera, CA, San Bernardino, CA, and San Diego, CA. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Before completing his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview and St. Francis Hospital, Dr. Ahmed attended medical school at Dow Medical College. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Radiology (X-Ray and Medical Imaging), Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine
11234 Anderson Street; Room 21005 Camp
Loma Linda, CA

Dr. Wendy Wong works as a radiologist, spine surgeon, and orthopedist in Palo Alto, CA, Redwood City, CA, and Loma Linda, CA. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. She is conversant in Chinese (Mandarin) and Chinese (Cantonese). Dr. Wong is affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine
11234 Anderson Street; Room 21005 Camp
Loma Linda, CA

Dr. Benjamin Chen is a spine surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He is conversant in Chinese (Mandarin). Dr. Chen is professionally affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
1901 West Lugonia Avenue; Suite 120
Redlands, CA
(909) 557-1600

Dr. John Steinmann specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Redlands, CA. He is professionally affiliated with Community Hospital of San Bernardino. Patient ratings for Dr. Steinmann average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance.

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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.
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