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2021 Phoenix TOP DOCS

Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher Yeung and Dr. Justin Field on their 2021 TOP DOCS nomination by PHOENIX magazine!

Dr. Christopher Yeung honored as an Integrity Tiger

Dr. Christopher Yeung was honored as an Integrity Tiger at the 2019 Integrity Tiger Summit. Business and community leaders gathered at the summit to discuss how to lead with integrity and why it’s important to raise the role of integrity in their organizations.

BEING AN INTEGRITY TIGER ™ MEANS YOU MAKE INTEGRITY THE FIRST, LAST AND OVERRIDING CONSIDERATION IN ALL DECISIONS AND YOU STAND STRONG FOR INTEGRITY WHEN OTHERS DO NOT.

DISC Announces First Patient Implant in Arizona and the entire Southwest of the Next-Generation M6-C Artificial Cervical Disc Designed to Treat Cervical Disc Degeneration

The M6-C Disc is the Only Artificial Disc Available in the US That Offers Compression Like a Natural Disc

Phoenix, Arizona – May 15, 2019 – Desert Institute for Spine Care today announced the first implant in Arizona of a patient with the M6-C™ artificial cervical disc. Dr. Christopher A. Yeung performed the procedure on a 46 -year-old female patient suffering from cervical disc degeneration with a herniated disc. Recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the M6-C disc was designed as an innovative option for patients needing artificial disc replacement as an alternative to spinal fusion. Featuring a shock-absorbing nucleus and fiber annulus that work together to mimic the anatomic structure of a natural disc, the M6-C device is the only artificial cervical disc available in the U.S. that enables compression or “shock absorption” at the implanted level. The disc also provides a controlled range of motion when the spine transitions in its combined complex movements.

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DISC Physicians have book chapter published

Dr. Nima Salari, Dr. Christopher Yeung, and Dr. Anthony Yeung contribute a chapter in “An Anatomic Approach to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery”, a widely acclaimed textbook that presents a diverse spectrum of current safe and efficacious procedures and future innovations in the field of Minimally Invasive Spine surgery. They share their expertise on endoscopic lumbar discectomy with a detailed description of the technique and provide insights on associated challenges.

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New Publication from the Surgeons at DISC

Journal of Spine ISSN: 2165-7939

Drs. Anthony T. Yeung, Christopher A. Yeung, Nima Salari, and Justin Field of DISC, along with James Navratil and Harrison Maio, have recently published an article in the Journal of Spine, an Open Access, peer reviewed, academic journal that provides a complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in all areas of the field.

The article is titled “Lessons Learned Using Local Anesthesia for Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Spine Surgery” and focuses on 9 main lessons that these surgeons have encountered while utilizing local anesthesia during minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery to relieve spine pain – chief among them that operating under local anesthesia allows the patient to respond and provide feedback during surgery that is invaluable for patient safety and for the assessment of the pain generators and ultimately understanding of the source of pain that the surgeon is targeting.

To learn more, please download and read the full article here: “Lessons Learned Using Local Anesthesia for Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Spine Surgery”

Recent Chapter Published in Surgical Approaches to the Spine

Drs. Anthony and Christopher Yeung and Dr. Justin Field recently contributed a chapter to the book Surgical Approaches to the Spine – a step-by-step, state-of-the-art procedural manual that covers over 50 unique surgical approaches for injuries and conditions of the spine.

Their chapter, entitled “Endoscopic Foraminal Approach to the Lumbar Spine” goes into greater detail about the procedure, how it was developed and what to look for.

To preview and purchase the eBook, visit: Surgical Approaches to the Spine on Springer.com

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