San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2012
Spine Treatment Centers of America (Spine Treatment Centers) is pleased to announce that it will be working together with Dr. Donald Atkins in San Antonio, Texas. Spine Treatment Centers selects leading specialists in neurosurgery, orthopedic spine surgery and interventional pain management. Together, they are dedicated to helping advance the diagnosis and treatment of back pain through the latest procedures and minimally invasive surgical technologies.
Donald Atkins, M.D., board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He is Co-Founder of Neurosurgical Associates of San Antonio and is dedicated to treating spinal and neurosurgical pathology.
Areas in which he specializes include minimally invasive spinal fusions, minimally invasive spinal technologies and surgical approaches, spinal tumors, spinal deformity, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and adult scoliosis.
Dr. Atkins received his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of Texas at Austin before embarking on his medical education. After receiving a medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Atkins pursued a surgical internship at the Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center. This training was followed by a neurosurgery residency training program at the University of Tennessee-Memphis-Semmes-Murphey Clinic.
Dr. Atkins also served several years as Major in the US Army Medical Corps as Chief of Neurosurgery at BAMC.
In addition to his extensive teaching experience and clinical investigation work, Dr. Atkins has published and presented numerous medical research studies and papers.
“Spine Treatment Centers is excited to have such a leading neurosurgeon to help neck and back pain sufferers in the San Antonio area,” said Sam Bailey, PhD, chairman of Spine Treatment Centers. “Individuals who have been diagnosed with sciatica, spinal stenosis or another spine condition can turn to Spine Treatment Centers to receive an individualized treatment plan for their unique case.”
About Spine Treatment Centers of America
Using the exclusive SpinePath™ process, Spine Treatment Centers of America provides neck and back pain sufferers with today's most innovative spine care options. The SpinePath™ process guides the physician, working together with the patient, to formulate a customized treatment plan starting with the most conservative treatment that has the greatest chance of success.
Each patient receives a highly customized treatment plan, and will be assigned a professional Patient Advocate for guidance through the process from start to finish.
Spine Treatment Centers specializes in SpinePath™ minimally invasive spine surgical techniques to perform a wide range of diagnostic and corrective procedures performed by a leading spine expert in a state-of-the-art surgical facility. Minimally invasive surgery has been shown to provide equivalent or better outcomes than open procedures, while reducing the cost, time and complications typically associated with spine surgery.
Spine Treatment Centers is headquartered in Dallas. It has locations in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Nashville, New Orleans, Hackensack and New York City and is expanding nationwide.
For more information about the advanced SpinePath™ approach for neck and back pain, or to learn more about our award-winning partner physicians, contact Spine Treatment Centers of America at (855) 831-4153 or visit spinetreatmentcenters.com.