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Justin S. Field, M.D.

Justin S. Field, M.D.

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon



    Vanderbilt University
    Georgetown University


    Tulane University


    Duke University


    The Spine Institute in Santa Monica (CA)

Dr. Field is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon. Dr. Field has specialized training in minimally invasive spine surgery and motion sparing technologies, such as cervical and lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement, as well as non-fusion stabilization. In addition, he has extensive training in adult deformity correction and treatment.

He graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Field went on to earn a Masters of Science degree in Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University. He then earned his Medical degree at Tulane University, where he finished in the top 1% of his class.

Dr. Field completed both his surgical internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Duke University. He completed a spine surgery fellowship at The Spine Institute in Santa Monica (CA). His peers recognized Dr. Field to be one of the top Phoenix spine surgeons in 2009, 2011 – 2021, and 2023.

He was also recognized as one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors. This award is based on reviews written by hundreds of thousands of patients. The Compassionate Doctor certification is part of the Patients’ Choice recognition program, where patients rate and vote for their favorite doctors.

He was also awarded 2014 Top 10 Doctor – Voted one of the Top 10 Specialists in Phoenix and 2014 Top 10 Doctor – Voted as one of Phoenix Metro Area’s Top 10 Orthopedic Surgeon Specialists by Vitals. Each year, over 120 million people visit Vitals to search for and rate doctors. Vitals analyzed patient-provided ratings and identified the Top 10 Doctors within a certain specialty and area. Only 1% of all doctors nationally meet the criteria for Top 10 Doctor honors, and Dr. Field is part of this group.

In February of 2016, Dr. Field was recognized as an Expert Network Distinguished Professional, receiving the Distinguished Doctor Designation©, which is only conferred upon the top 3% of physicians in the nation. The Expert Network is the leading invitation-only network for professionals who have contributed meaningfully to their field and can demonstrate a distinct perspective on the future of their profession.

In his free time, Dr. Field enjoys basketball, tennis, rugby, and piano, and especially spending time with his wife and children.

Awards & Recognition

Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor 2023
Phoenix Magazine’s TOP DOCTOR – 10 years Excellence Award
Phoenix Magazine Top Orthopedic Surgeon 2020
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Expert Network - Distinguished Doctor
International Biographical Centre - Cambridge, England
2013 Phoenix Award - Justin Field, MD - Doctors
Patients' Choice - Rated & Awarded by Patients
  • Phoenix Magazine’s TOP DOCTOR – 10 years Excellence Award
  • Phoenix Magazine’s TOP DOCTOR
    for 2009, 2011 – 2021, 2023
  • 2020 Top Orthopedic Surgeon Award
    by Phoenix Magazine
  • 2018 Leukemia Lymphoma Society
    “Arizona Man of the Year” Runner-Up
  • 2016, 2017 Doctor Designation©
    from the Expert Network
  • 2015 TOP 100 Health Professionals
    from International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
  • 2014 Vitals Phoenix Metro Area’s Top 10
    Orthopedic Surgeon Specialists
  • 2014 Valley’s Best Doctors in Orthopedic Surgery
    in East Valley Healthtap Magazine
  • 2013 Super Doctors National Doctors Award
  • 2011-2013 Phoenix Doctors Award
  • 2010 Most Compassionate Doctor
    Patients’ Choice


Abrazo Health
The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital
Honor Health
SurgCenter at Pima Crossing
NASS - Advancing Global Spine Care
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc. (ABOS) - Founded MCMXXXIV
Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
International Intradiscal Therapy Society
Maricopa County Medical Society - A strong, collective physician voice
American Medical Association
Piedmont Orthopedic Society - Semper Scholarte - 1951
Arizona Medical Association

Videos Featuring Dr. Justin Field

  • Dr. Justin Field is interviewed about lower back pain, causes and treatment options.

  • Dr. Justin Field resumes elective procedures in Arizona.

  • Patients talk about why they choose AZ orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Field.

  • Get to know orthopedic spine surgeon Justin Fields, MD.

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