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, 2013, she now reports “I literally feel like a new person”. SECURE-C was approved by the FDA on September 28, 2012 and provides a new an alternative to cervical spine fusion.

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