Dr. Paul Saiz, M.D.
Spine Surgeon
Double Fellowship Trained in Spine Surgery
& Musculoskeletal Oncology

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What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?

What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor? I am a firm believer in sharing information and educating the patient to help make an informed decision. The spine is very enigmatic, and people often have misconceptions regarding the causes of back or neck pain. More importantly,

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What Do I Do To Promote A Healthy Spine?

What Do I Do To Promote A Healthy Spine? I often get asked what habits or exercises I perform to maintain a healthy spine. First and foremost, all spines age…..even doctors! Knowing that everyone’s spine will age and eventually cause discomfort is key in learning to accept low back pain

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Interview With Paul Saiz, MD

Interview With Paul Saiz, MD Do you know what the biggest obstacle to effective spine care is? According to Dr. Paul Saiz, the spread of misinformation causes many people to make poor decisions about back pain and choose to address the symptoms instead of fixing the problems. In a recent

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What excites you about the future in Spine Surgery?

What excites you about the future in Spine Surgery? Spine is an interesting specialty. Currently, either an Orthopedic Surgeon or Neurosurgeon can call themselves a Spine Surgeon. Back in the day, responsibilities in the spine world were divided up between Orthopedic Surgeons (Orthopods) and Neurosurgeons (NSurg). For example, if a

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Do Hospital Rankings Really Matter?

Do Hospital Rankings Really Matter? If you haven’t noticed, when ranked by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR), hospitals go out of their way to publicize their ranking. Why? Many patients actively seek out ranked hospitals for their care because they are of the opinion that rankings equal better care. Is

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