SONORAN SPINE RESEARCH & EDUCATION FOUNDATION SELECTED FOR TOP PAPER
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves has invited Dennis Crandall, MD to present his recent research paper entitled: “Long-term Clinical and Occupational Outcomes after Long Segmental Arthrodesis for Spinal Deformity: The Effect of BMI and Smoking.” This paper was chosen as the TOP International Society for the Advancement of Spi…Continue Reading
AWARDED 2014 BEST PLACES TO WORK
For the second consecutive year, Sonoran Spine has been named as one of the 2014 Best Places to Work by the Phoenix Business Journal. Our people are our most valuable asset. Thank you for being dedicated, loyal, and confident in the work you do to help so many others. We genuinely appreciate all of the significant contributions our employees have made to the practice.Continue Reading
DR. MOSALLAIE INTERVIEWED BY PHOENIX MAGAZINE FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT ARTICLE
THE PROBLEM OF PAIN: FROM CONSERVATIVE TREATMENTS TO SURGERY, OPTIONS ABOUND FOR PATIENTS IN PAIN The American Academy of Pain Medicine reports that 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain – which is more than diabetes, cancer and heart disease combined. Not surprisingly, back pain tops the list, afflicting 27 percent of U.S. adults. Severe headaches or migraines, neck pain and facial pain also are top culprits. “It’s really head-to-toe,” …Continue Reading
DENNIS CRANDALL FEATURED AS ONE OF BECKER'S SPINE REVIEW'S "230 SPINE SURGEONS TO KNOW"
Chicago — Becker's Healthcare congratulates all members of the 2014 '230 Spine Surgeons to Know' list. The list features spine surgeons from around the country and highlights their leadership roles and professional accomplishments. Surgeons were selected for this list based on their professional experience and role in advancing the field. Many surgeons featured in this list are founders and presidents of private practices. Others are hospital and…Continue Reading
'BACKPACK SAFETY TIPS' ARTICLE FEATURES LYLE YOUNG, MD
Click on a link below to view the SanTan Sun News article and read Dr. Lyle Young's advice on backpack safety. View Article Online: Backpack safety tips for kids and teensContinue Reading
2014-2015 SSREF SCHOLARSHIP
Our interest in patients with spinal disorders and spinal deformity does not end with successful treatment. The Sonoran Spine Research and Education Foundation (SSREF) has established a scholarship fund to assist students who are Arizona residents and have undergone surgery for or overcome a spinal deformity and want to go to college at Arizona State University, University of Arizona or Northern Arizona University. The scholarship is awarded base…Continue Reading
CONGRATULATIONS DR. CHANG!
Congratulations Dr. Chang on being appointed assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Arizona. Dr. Chang states, “ I am honored to be appointed assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. It is my continuing privilege to have the opportunity to train and guide the physicians and caregivers of tomorrow.”Continue Reading
DR. CRANDALL NAMED 2014 TOP DOC BY PHOENIX MAGAZINE FOR THE SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
A note from Dr. Crandall regarding this honor: "We physicians are incredibly picky. We are perfectionists by nature. Anytime a fellow physician trusts me enough to refer one of his or her patients for care, I know that my care must be nothing short of excellent. To have my colleagues refer their family members or come for care themselves, there is no higher compliment. I am honored to receive TOP DOC designation again this year, mostly because it…Continue Reading
WE MADE BECKER’S SPINE REVIEW LIST - 28 SPINE SURGEONS, PRACTICES WITH RESEARCH & CHARITABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS
The Sonoran Spine Research and Education Foundation (SSREF) is an independent, non-profit organization. We support public awareness programs and advocacy groups for spinal disorders. We also conduct and support spine research activities. Projects of interest include pediatric and adult scoliosis, kyphosis, spine trauma, osteoporosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative disk disease and work related back injuries. Learn more about Sonoran Spine Resear…Continue Reading
HAVE REGULATORY BURDENS & INDUSTRY CHANGES DAMPENED SPINE SURGEON MORALE?
Dr. Michael Chang shares how new regulations and changes in healthcare delivery has affected his attitude toward the spine industry. Click below to read the story on Becker's Spine Review: Have Regulatory Burdens & Industry Changes Dampened Spine Surgeon Morale?Continue Reading