DALLAS, Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Spine has added a new partner physician, Dr. Michael Sprintz, a triple boarded physician based in the Houston, Texas, area. Dr. Sprintz has trained with Dr. Basem Abdelfattah in Dallas to perform cervical, thoracic and lumbar Discectomy and Neural Decompression procedures. Patients will receive consultations at his primary office in The Woodlands and be treated at the Southwest Freeway Surgery Center.
"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Sprintz as a partner physician with North American Spine," said Adam Arnette, Vice President of Marketing for North American Spine. "He is a highly respected physician with vast experience in pain management. Dr. Sprintz will be a great addition to our network."
Dr. Sprintz has been treating chronic pain patients for several years prior to building his practice, The Sprintz Center of Pain and Dependency, and is excited to join Nobilis Health as a DND specialist for the North American Spine brand. He is prepared to offer pain management plans for patients that are suffering from chronic pain, resulting from a wide range of disorders or complications. Dr. Sprintz will evaluate the patient, perform a variety of diagnostic tests, and then create a comprehensive treatment plan based on the patient's individual and personal needs.
About Dr. Sprintz
Dr. Michael Sprintz has been accredited by the American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Management and Addiction Medicine. After Dr. Sprintz received his doctorates of Osteopathic Medicine at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University in 1997, he went on to complete a residency in Anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Sprintz decided to then complete a prestigious Pain Management fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
About North American Spine™
North American Spine™ is the exclusive provider of the AccuraScope® procedure, a minimally invasive spine surgery that treats chronic back pain. To date, more than 8,000 AccuraScope procedures have been performed by board-certified physicians with specialty training in interventional pain management.
Medical research has shown that the AccuraScope procedure has an 82% success rate and saves a patient on average $23,190 out-of-pocket over 5 years by reducing costs like medical visits and medications. North American Spine physicians are spine experts with specialty training in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, or Interventional Pain Management. Using a high definition camera and other diagnostic tools, the AccuraScope procedure's goal is to pinpoint all sources of chronic lower spine symptoms and treat them with advanced tools. The outpatient procedure is typically less than 45 minutes.
SOURCE North American Spine