Wherever you are in the world, we’ll make it simple for you to get the outstanding spine and neurological treatment and care you deserve. Burak Ozgur, MD, one of the leading and respected neurosurgeons in the US specializing in minimally invasive spinal surgery, has an unrivaled reputation for treatment and care of international patients coming from the Middle East, Turkey, Canada and South America.
Our team will ensure a smooth process for each international patient, allowing each one to receive the best possible spine and neurological treatment and care in a luxurious and welcoming environment, without having to worry about practical details. We have the experience helping patients come to the US for treatment.
Dr. Ozgur believes that the optimum standard of spine and neurological care should be accessible to you wherever you are in the world.
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Why choose Burak Ozgur, MD
Burak Ozgur, MD is a recognized authority in his field and sought-out by people all over the world. As a minimally invasive spine neurosurgeon in the US, he specializes in advanced spine and neurological treatments and surgeries that have transformed the lives of countless patients, minimizing pain and restoring spine and neck function. He is double-board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons (ABNS) and the American Board of Spine Surgery (ABSS). He is also a published author of a neurosurgical textbook.
- Experience and expertise in neurological surgery
- Experience and expertise in spine surgery
- Double certified by ABNS and ABSS
- Performs successful surgeries on patients who are viewed as inoperable or a high risk elsewhere
Services and facilities
Burak Ozgur, MD’s practice features a knowledgeable and friendly staff that will be happy to assist you as you seek medical care in the U.S. Our facilities are cutting edge, and Dr. Ozgur maintains admitting privileges at two award-winning area hospitals – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Hoag Hospital. His services include a variety of surgical treatments, including minimally invasive spinal surgeries. Dr. Ozgur treats the following conditions:
- Neck Arthritis
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Chronic Back Pain
- Failed Back and Failed Fusion Syndrome
- Herniated Disc
- Neck Pain
- Chiari Malformation
- Facet Joint Syndrome
- Nerve Compression (pinched nerve)
- Piriformis Syndrome
- Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spinal Tumors
- Tethered Cord
- And much more
If you are scheduled for an inpatient procedure, you may need to pre-register with the hospital in advance. If you have a living will or advance directive, bring a copy of those documents to be placed in your patient file. You will be given instructions for arrival and where to report for hospital admission on the day of your surgery. Be sure to bring your insurance information, valid identification, and any medications that you are currently taking. You will also need personal items like night clothes, loose daytime clothing, slippers, toiletries, and any convenience items you may prefer, such as books or an mp3 player. Please leave all valuables at home.
Keep in mind that very hospital has different policies about visitors and relatives staying overnight. Please contact the hospital in advance with any questions you may have concerning visitation.
If you are scheduled for an outpatient appointment, you may need to pre-register with the hospital in advance or otherwise arrive early on the day of your procedure. If you have a living will or advance directive, bring a copy of those documents to be placed in your patient file. You will be given instructions for arrival and where to report for admission on the day of your appointment. Be sure to bring your insurance information, valid identification, and any medications that you are currently taking. Also, please plan to arrive early on the day of your procedure. We ask that you arrive wearing loose-fitting clothing that you can wear home after you are discharged. Depending on the type of treatment or testing you undergo, you may also need to make arrangements to have someone take you home.
Paying for your treatment
Our staff is committed to ensuring every patient receives the treatment and care he or she deserves. We can assist you in getting authorization for your inpatient or outpatient care, as well as provide you with account and balance information. Please contact us with any questions you have about payments. Our financial coordinator will be happy to counsel you on ways you can pay your balance and settle your account.
Coming to the hospital – parking and transportation
The Orange County Transit Authority provides bus transportation to Hoag Hospital. Self-parking is free using the Visitor/Dolphin parking structure at Hoag Hospital, or you may select valet parking for a fee. Click here for map and directions.
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is just 14 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Transportation is available to Cedars-Sinai via taxi, airport shuttle, and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation city bus routes. If you will be driving yourself, self-parking and valet parking are available for a fee. Click here for map and directions.
Making decisions about your neurological care and treatment
Choosing a spinal neurosurgeon is no easy decision. Make sure that you choose someone who has a reputation for outstanding surgical outcomes and is leading the way in minimally invasive surgery. For more information about Burak Ozgur, MD or to schedule your consultation, please contact (949) 383-4190 or toll free 888-64-SPINE at your earliest convenience.
To request an appointment with Burak Ozgur, MD, one of the best neurosurgeons in the US specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery, please call (949) 383-4190 or toll free 888-64-SPINE or Contact Us ➲.