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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 Spanish, French, and Yoruba. His professional affiliations include Faculty Physicians and Surgeons of LLUSM, Beaver Medical Group, and Rockingham Memorial Hospital. Dr. Danisa is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency. Dr. Danisa has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Coventry, Coventry Health Care Plans, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Danisa takes. Dr. Danisa has received the following distinction: 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's area of specialization is spine surgery. His clinical interests encompass musculoskeletal surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Bergey accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Bergey completed residency programs at Mayo Clinic and Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Bergey is affiliated with Dignity Health.

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Clinical interests: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY

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

Dr. Edmund Dombrowski practices legal medicine and spine surgery in San Bernardino, CA and Redlands, CA. Dr. Dombrowski's areas of expertise include musculoskeletal surgery. He attended medical school at 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, Massage Therapy
399 E Highland Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
(951) 824-4206; (909) 883-3883

Dr. Jack Akmakjian works as a massage therapist, spine surgeon, and orthopedic surgeon. In addition to English, he speaks Armenian. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Akmakjian attended medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients.

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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 works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Hopkins is professionally affiliated with Community Hospital of San Bernardino. Dr. Hopkins graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Hopkins's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hopkins takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: SPINE 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 specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Pico Rivera, CA, San Bernardino, CA, and San Diego, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. After completing medical school at Dow Medical College, Dr. Ahmed performed his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview and St. Francis Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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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 is a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Redlands, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Steinmann average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Community Hospital of San Bernardino.

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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's specialties are spine surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Chen is conversant in Chinese (Mandarin). He is professionally affiliated with UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest.

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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 is a medical specialist in radiology (X-ray and medical imaging), spine surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Wong speaks the following languages: Chinese (Mandarin) and Chinese (Cantonese). She is affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

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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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