Advances in Caring for Back and Spine Pain

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Medical Center
Medhat F. Mikhael, MD
Featured speaker:

Medhat F. Mikhael, MD

Medical Director, Orange Coast Medical Center for Spine Health
Specialties:
  • Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

Dr. Mikhael is double board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is fellowship trained in Pain Medicine and is the director of the Pain Medicine Division, Department of Anesthesiology Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital and cancer center.

Dr. Mikhael has a surgical background with a master degree in general and trauma surgery, which adds to his experience in surgical interventions for treatment of chronic pain.

Podcast Summary

More than 50 million people in the U.S. experience neck or back pain. When everyday activities such as walking, shopping or working become difficult and unbearable, it may be time to seek out treatment. Medical Director at the Orange Coast Memorial Center for Spine Health, Medhat Mikhael, MD, discusses treatment options for long-term and recent spine issues, how to choose the right treatment option for your specific back problem, and the new advances in how to diagnose and treat spine and back pain.