Revolutionizing Spine Care…Changing Lives


From your first appointment, until you leave our care, you will find our people are the difference. The difference in your experience and the difference in your outcome all start at the top. Our Executive Team is committed to the legacy of our founders, making it possible for us to offer the best solutions for our patients and their families. The team's experience spanning multiple business disciplines combines to promote continued success.

Patricia J. BowlingChief Executive Officer

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Trish Bowling has served as Chief Financial Officer for the Texas Back Institute since June 2005, was appointed Chief Operating Officer (October 2008), and most recently appointed to Chief Executive Officer (January 2010). She came to Texas Back Institute with 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Trish graduated…

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Lise McConnellChief Financial Officer

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Lise McConnell joined Texas Back Institute in February 2006 as Director of Financial Reporting and later Director of Finance. In 2016, she was appointed Chief Financial Officer. Lise graduated with a BBA in Finance from Sam Houston State University and began her career with a large institutional investor in commercial…

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Cheryl ZapataChief Development Officer

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Cheryl Zapata had been working with Texas Back Institute for 17 years as a consultant and in 2008 came on as Director of Communications. Zapata was appointed Chief Development Officer in January 2010. She comes to the Texas Back Institute with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in many aspects…

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Leaders in Advanced Spine Procedures

To find out whether you would benefit from artificial disc surgery, make an appointment to visit Texas Back Institute in the Dallas, TX, area for an evaluation. We always reserve surgery as a last resort, so we’ll seek to relieve pain first through conservative treatments such as physical therapy and pain management. If severe pain persists and it is determined that you would benefit from surgery, we can help you determine whether artificial disc replacement is right for you.

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