The Plano office serves as the main location at the Texas Back Institute and continues to grow in number of physicians, staff and patients. The office is currently home to 15 physicians who range in specialty from orthopedic spine surgery to physiatry, occupational and sports medicine, pain management, neurosurgery and psychology. Dr. Blake Staub is the newest physician to join the Texas Back Institute – Plano location. Blake N. Staub, M.D. is a neurosurgeon at Texas Back Institute. Dr. Staub specializes in spinal surgery and focuses on using the most advanced technology combined with the least invasive techniques available to treat his patients. Dr. Staub earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the Emory University and completed his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He then completed a surgical internship and neurosurgical residency at Houston Methodist Hospital. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Staub finished an Orthopedic Spine Surgery fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York focusing in complex spine and scoliosis surgery. Learn more about Dr. Staub here
Texas Back Institute – Plano has entered into a management agreement with THR Presbyterian Plano Hospital to create and expand the Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center, further adding to Texas Back’s growing list of sub-specialties. Led by internationally recognized spine surgeon, Dr. Isador Lieberman, the Center prides itself on offering patients with the highest quality care and the latest in technology, including the latest in global positioning robotic technology for spine surgery. Dr. Lieberman is one of few physicians in the United States to offer this new technology, further setting the Texas Back Institute apart from its competitors. The Scoliosis & Spine Tumor Center runs a monthly support group for its adolescent scoliosis patients and their families. The Center also offers complex revision surgery for patients who have had issues with a prior surgery, as well as a concierge program for its visitors from out of town.
In January 2011, the Center for Disc Replacement opened at the Texas Back Institute – Plano to serve the increasing number of national and international patients requesting the latest in artificial disc replacement (ADR) surgeries. Co-directors of the Center are fellowship-trained, orthopedic spine surgeons Drs. Scott Blumenthal, Richard Guyer, and Jack Zigler, who serve as primary investigators in the latest FDA-approved clinical trials. Focused on the needs of the ADR patient, the Center includes concierge services to help coordinate treatment with the patient’s local physicians, assist with travel and transportation arrangements, and provide other assistance the patient may need.
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