Dr. Christopher Yeung was featured in the Becker’s Spine Review article listing the top spine surgeons performing or researching lumbar and cervical disc replacement procedures. Below is an excerpt from the article.
17 Spine Surgeons Focused on Lumbar & Cervical Disc Replacement
Written by Heather Linder | May 22, 2013
Christopher A. Yeung, MD (Desert Institute for Spine Care, Phoenix). Dr. Yeung has been the principal investigator in several FDA studies, including the Flexicore lumbar artificial disc replacement, Cervicore cervical artificial disc replacement and DASCOR total nucleus replacement. He has a professional interest in minimally invasive spine surgery. In addition to his clinical practice at Desert Institute for Spine Care, Dr. Yeung serves as the team spine surgeon for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds and Arizona Rattlers arena football team. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the North American Spine Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Yeung earned his medical degree at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and completed his orthopedic residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. His additional training includes a spine surgery fellowship at the USC Center for Orthopedic Spine Surgery/Los Angeles Spine Surgery.