Advanced Spine Institute | Encino - Valencia - Lancaster - Ridgecrest
Spine & Back Surgery by K. Rad Payman, MD

The Spine MD - Advanced Spine Institute Neck and Back Specialists, Dr. K. Rad Payman

Expert Spine & Back Surgeon
K. Rad Payman, MD
The Spine MD - Advanced Spine Institute Neck and Back Specialists, Dr. K. Rad Payman

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818-501-2001   Encino-SFV-LA
661-264-2100   Valencia-Lancaster


Advanced Spine Institute - Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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K. Rad Payman, MD focuses his practice on the Comprehensive treatment of patients with spinal disorders. He specializes in reconstructive cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine surgery, including the most advanced techniques of minimally invasive and micro surgical spinal procedures. Advanced Spine Institute is a spine care centre which mainly focuses on treatment of patients with most complex spinal disorders. Our compassionate team of highly trained surgeons, nurses and therapists are committed towards serving each patient with utmost care.



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Heidi - Cervical Disc Herniation, Treated With Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)
Lee - Cervical Disc Herniation, Treated With Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)
Terry - Lumbar Instability, Degenerative Disc Disease and Stenosis Treated With Lumbar Micro-Decompression and Stabilization
Ron - Cervical Disc Herniation, Treated With Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)
Rosa - Cervical Disc Herniation, Treated With Artificial Disc Replacement
Dennis - Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Treated With Spinal Micro-Decompression
Amy - Lumbar Instability, Degenerative Disc Disease and Stenosis Treated With Lumbar Micro-Decompression and Stabilization
Will - Cervical Disc Herniation, Treated With Artificial Disc Replacement
Bill - Cervical Disc Herniation, Treated With Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion (ACDF)
Vicki - Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Treated With Spinal Micro-Decompression
Jim - Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Treated With Spinal Micro-Decompression



March 15, 2019
Is a Slipped Disc the Same as a Herniated Disc?
A slipped disc is the informal term for a herniated disc in the spine. This medical condition may also be referred to as a prolapsed disc. A diagnosis from a top Los Angeles spine surgeon of a slipped, herniated, or prolapsed disc means that the soft, inner portion of a disc in your spine is protruding through the tough outer portion of the disc.


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