Top US spine and neurological surgery Team – Orange County, Southern California

Meet the minimally invasive spine surgery team of Burak M. Ozgur, MD, top US neurological and spine surgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery, who provide comprehensive clinical and administrative assistance and care to our patients and their families for best possible outcome.

Erin Gleckman MMS, PA-C

As an experienced physician assistant, Erin Gleckman brings an array of special talents and overall health care knowledge, expertise and compassion to the practice of Burak M. Ozgur, MD. Her patience, gifted bedside manner and ability to easily adapt to new patients and conditions is attributed to her years of experience as a physician assistant and healthcare professional. Erin is able to provide most services offered by our physicians, functioning as an ideal extension of our medical team. As a minimally invasive spine surgeon assistant of Dr. Ozgur and at the Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery Excellence (ONE) Brain & Spine Center, Erin participates in advanced and highly sophisticated surgical procedures.

Other than assisting Dr. Ozgur in surgery, Erin also assists patients in the office and the hospital, writes prescriptions and attends to patient’s medical questions. She actively reviews all imaging studies such as X-rays, CT and MRI scans; establishes patient discharge plans; completes comprehensive discharge summary; and medication reconciliation process. Furthermore, she closely coordinates with Dr. Ozgur, case managers and nursing staff to construct and initiate a post discharge plan for outpatients services.

A southern Californian through and through, Erin was born at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach and was raised in Mission Viejo. In her free time, she enjoys playing soccer, running, snowboarding, traveling, spending time with family.

Education and Certification

M.S. Medical Science, Midwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

B.S. Biology, San Diego State University
San Diego, California

Certification and Memberships

Certified, National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Certified, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Certified, California Academy of Physician Assistants (CAPA)

Lisa Agnew

Lisa has been working as a Clinical Coordinator/Surgery scheduler for Burak Ozgur, MD since 2011. She is responsible for welcoming and assisting patients. She takes pride in her job and and enjoys being part of the team. Lisa is one of the friendliest and caring people you’ll ever meet.

To request an appointment with Burak Ozgur, MD, one of the best spine surgeons in the southern California, US specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery, please call (949) 383-4190 or toll free 888-64-SPINE or Contact Us ➲.