"My goal is to return my patients to productive and pain-free activity as quickly as possible after spine surgery."
San Antonio, T.X. (PRWEB) November 21, 2011
The Orthopaedic and Spine Institute located in San Antonio, Texas is a growing orthopaedic practice using state of the art procedures, and recieves the highest ratings for patient satisfaction. The addition of Dr. Thongtrangan adds expertise in the areas of orthopaedic spine and neurological spine procedures. Issada Thongtrangan, M.D., or Dr. “T” is a Board eligible Orthopaedic surgeon who has had well-rounded and extensive training in orthopaedic surgery.
He finished his residency at the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and was elected to receive “Best Resident” award upon his completion based on his excellent patient care, surgical skills, and teaching skills. He also served as a chief resident during his last year in the residency. Dr. Thongtrangan is a uniquely fellowship-trained spine surgeon as he was trained in both orthopaedic-spine and neurosurgery-spine fellowship programs. He completed his neurosurgical spine and peripheral nerve reconstruction fellowship at the world-renowned Stanford University Medical Center where he gained experience in complex spinal reconstruction, deformities, tumor and revision surgery to treat patients having undergone previous spinal surgery without success. He later accomplished his orthopaedic spine fellowship at the prestigious Texas Back Institute where he learned multi-disciplinary approaches to various spinal disorders. He has authored and co-authored several papers and book chapters on spinal disorders and management.
Dr. Thongtrangan also has fellowship training in orthopedic trauma at the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and in total joint reconstruction at the University of Minnesota.