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    Need a help finding Facilities and Doctors, who are specialized in less invasive neck/disc pain surgery in California
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    JkPyo posted:
    I've been seeing Neuro-surgeons in my areas for my neck pain. They are recommending removal of 2 discs from my neck and fusioning them. My pain flares up a couple of times a year through my left arm and neck. It lasts a few months but disappears mostly; while the pain is almost gone, some pains/discomfort keep coming back when I lay-down at night and during driving.

    I do not feed comfortable with doctor's recommendation (fusioning) as compared to my symtoms and level of pains (normally).

    I understand there is a "less" invasive surgery using "laser". I contacted a couple of places (Laser Spine Institue, Northamerca ***) but they all are out of my area and not fully or at all covered by my Blue Cross PPO insurance.

    I am looking for institues or doctor-hospital who routinely performing this type less invasive neck/spin surgery.

    Thanks.
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    davedsel responded:
    Hello.

    I'm sorry, but it is against the rules in all WebMD communities to recommend any type of doctor or facility. You will have to rely on internet searches or recommendations from your current primary doctor, family or friends.

    You could create an email account that does not reveal any personal information and post that address here. Just remember that this is a public website that anyone can view, and you may get odd emails as well as those recommending a doctor.
    Click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.

    Blessings,

    -Dave


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