Medical Tourism: Why Patients Choose DISC

Medical tourists are increasingly seeking information on all options open to them through professional referrals and getting multiple opinions from all sources. Canadian citizens are coming for surgery they cannot get in Canada due to a lack of innovative procedures and delays.

Desert Institute for Spine Care is pleased to offer medical travel options for your spine care needs. We will coordinate your care from start to finish. Patients have come from all over the world to receive care at DISC: Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, China, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam.

Why do patients choose DISC?

Simple - because what DISC offers is not available anywhere else.

The SED YESS Technique

developed by Dr. Anthony Yeung

This technique It is not the same as the Joimax foraminoplasty that uses the outside-in technique. Dr. Yeung's technique is only performed by surgeons that he personally trains, using the YESS Philosophy and technique and utilizing YESS instrumentation.

Dr. Yeung is teaching academic faculty at UNM and Yale his technique and the two institutions are validating his techniques with prospective IRB approved studies. This will aid in the surgery becoming more mainstream by surgeons who will be properly trained to perform the YESS technique safely and correctly. Dr. Yeung also holds workshops to expose and offer training to young surgeons who make the effort to learn how to do this surgery properly.