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New Pain Relief for the New Year

Helping relieving your pain for 2015
2014 may not have been the best year of pain relief for you. Whether you suffer from back pain or are recovering from spinal surgery, we would like to offer some items that can help relieve the pain for the New Year.

Wrist braces can help support the bones […]

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The Human Spine in Numbers

Numbers Making up the Human Spine

The spine is made up of 33 vertebrae.
More than 13 million neurons are found in the spine.
Adults only have 26 vertebrae because bones fuse together as we age.
There are 220 ligaments in the spine.
There are 7 vertebraes in the necks of humans and giraffes.
The spine has over 120 muscles.
There […]

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From a Walker to Walking Freely & Without Pain in One Day

From a life of near paralysis to snatching a 230-pound halibut out of Alaskan waters in less than two weeks is a story Darwin Beckel will always tell.

“I was suffering severely because of spinal stenosis,” said Darwin, who had undergone unsuccessful back surgery at another hospital in 2010, and decided to contact Dr. Burak […]

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Comprehensive Neurosurgery Spine Program Launches at Hoag

Burak Ozgur, M.D., chief of service of the Neurosurgery Spine Program at Hoag Neurosciences Institute, has helped to launch it at Hoag Hospital, spring of 2014. The program consists of a dedicated multidisciplinary team of spine specialists including, physical therapists, pain management spiecialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and nurses, working together to tailor a spine health […]

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Burak Ozgur, M.D. helps to develop Multidisciplinary Spine Program which launched February 2014 at Hoag Hospital

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian launched the Hoag Neurosurgery Spine Program in February 2014. The multidisciplinary program aims to bring specialists together for more efficient and effective care.

“The intent was to create a program not around a specialty, but around the spine care service,” says Burak Ozgur, MD, chief of service of the Neurosurgery Spine […]

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Burak Ozgur named by Super Doctors as one of the top doctors in Southern California for the 3rd year in a row!

Burak Ozgur, MD has been named by Super Doctors as one of the top doctors in Southern California three years in a row, for 2012, 2013 and now in 2014. Only five percent of the doctors in Southern California are named by Super Doctors.

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research […]

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Dr. Ozgur recognized as 2014 Patients’ Choice physician

Dr. Ozgur has been recognized as a Patients’ Choice physician in 2014. The Patients’ Choice award is bestowed upon physicians based on their patients’ appreciation and praise for the quality of care and service they provide. Every month, more than 200,000 patients across the U.S. provide online feedback about their doctor experiences. They rate […]

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Burak Ozgur, MD Named Super Doctor Two Years In a Row

Burak Ozgur, MD has been named by Super Doctors as one of the top doctors in Southern California two years in a row, for 2012 and 2013. Only five percent of the doctors in Southern California are named by Super Doctors.

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super […]

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Dr. Ozgur recognized as 2013 Patients’ Choice physician

Dr. Ozgur has been recognized as a Patients’ Choice physician in 2013. The Patients’ Choice award is bestowed upon physicians based on their patients’ appreciation and praise for the quality of care and service they provide. Every month, more than 200,000 patients across the U.S. provide online feedback about their doctor experiences. They rate […]

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Dr. Ozgur performs not only the first ever SECURE-C Artificial Disc Replacement at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, but it’s also the first of its kind in Orange County

Dr. Ozgur performed the first ever SECURE-C Artificial Disc Replacement procedure in Orange County at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. Patient Edna Zitko, the first patient in Orange County to undergo this procedure, suffered from chronic neck pain and debilitating upper extremity numbness and was fearful of surgery. After she underwent surgery on August 6, […]

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