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Scoliosis causes a sideways curve of your backbone, or spine. These curves are often S- or C-shaped. Scoliosis is most common in late childhood and the early teens, when children grow fast. Girls are more likely to have it than boys. It can run in families. Symptoms include leaning to one side and having uneven shoulders and hips. Doctors use your medical and family history, a physical exam, and imaging tests to diagnose scoliosis . learn more...
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    Dr. Chirag Patil

    Dr. Chirag Patil is a board-certified neurosurgeon practicing in Los Angeles, California with 13 years of experience. As part of his dedication to brain cancer patients, Dr. Patil's specialty includes the treatment of benign and malignant brain tumors and pituitary tumors. The procedures he offers range from minimally invasive surgeries to endoscopic surgeries and the treatment of spinal tumors. Dr. Patil's research focuses on brain tumor outcomes, clinical trial design and advancing biostatist...

    127 S San Vicente Blvd Ste A6600, Los Angeles , California

  • Joseph Shehadi
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    Dr. Joseph Shehadi

    Dr. Shehadi is a board-certified fellowship trained neurosurgeon on practice over 14 years. He has been fortunate to have trained at prestigious institutions such as McGill University, Harvard University, University of Toronto, Washington University, University of Rochester, and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Shehadi is trilingual speaking English French and Arabic. His office staff can provide translations in Russian as well. The latest excitement and innovation in Dr. Shehadi's neurosurgica...

    393 E Town St Ste 110, Columbus, Ohio

  • Gregory Mundis
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    Dr. Gregory Mundis

    Dr. Gregory M. Mundis Jr. is a spine surgeon in California that treats adults and children with spinal deformities. His area of expertise is in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery and he treats conditions such as scoliosis, kyphosis and sagittal plane deformities. He has served as the Co-Director of the San Diego Spine Fellowship since 2010, and stays active in his training by consistently presenting and attending meetings in order to educate others about minimally invasive surgery and advanced surgical t...

    4130 La Jolla Village Dr Ste 300, La Jolla, California

  • Samuel Cho
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    Dr. Samuel Cho

    Dr. Samuel K. Cho is an orthopedic spine surgeon practicing in New York City. He specializes in spinal trauma, spinal tumors, degenerative disorders in the spine, and deformities. He is also an expert in minimally invasive spine surgery. Graduating from the University of Virginia, Dr. Cho received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. He then went on...

    5 East 98th Street, 4th Floor, New York, New York

  • Wayne Cheng
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    Dr. Wayne Cheng

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    900 E. Washington StreetSuite 301B, Colton, California

  • Michael Vitale
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    Dr. Michael Vitale

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    3959 Broadway, 8th Floor, Room 800N, New York, New York

  • David Skaggs
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    Dr. David Skaggs

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  • John Peloza
    Dr. John Peloza

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    17980 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, Texas