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Fascinating Spine Surgery Continues to Draw Coverage

Dr. Sina Pourtaheri on CBSLA.comDr. Sina Pourtaheri in the The Orange County Register - a patient who suffered a traumatic spine injury after a woman committing suicide by jumping from a building landed on him. Dr. Sina Pourtaheri, orthopaedic spine surgeon and assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery, who performed the surgery, was quoted extensively in the article, as was the patient. View Full Story » | More News »


Nick Shamie, MDJames' Story - "The operation gave me my life back."

James Matthews thought the increasing levels of pain in his neck and the numbness that ran down his right arm were just a routine part of getting older. "All through these 10 years, I accepted it, thinking it was normal," says the 54-year-old administrative manager. View Full Story and Video »

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