SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Spine™, the exclusive provider of the AccuraScope® Procedure, welcomes a new partner physician to their Scottsdale, Arizona facility. Dr. Jonathan Carlson is a pain management physician and will treat patients at the Northstar Surgery Center.
"We're excited to be partnered with an expert in pain management like Dr. Carlson," said Nick Lloyd, Executive Vice President of Operations for North American Spine. "His experience and skills are a strong addition to our talented team of world-class physicians."
Dr. Carlson is an ACGME Accredited Pain Fellow and double boarded in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Along with evaluations and diagnostic tests, Dr. Carlson will offer bespoke management plans for patients that are suffering from chronic pain.
After Dr. Carlson received his medical degree at the University of Oklahoma in 2004, he went on to complete a residency in anesthesiology at the University of California - Davis. He then completed a prestigious pain management fellowship at Texas Tech University.
"I find great fulfillment and satisfaction when a patient tells me that the management of their pain has improved their quality of life significantly," explained Dr. Carlson. "Some pain cases are tougher than others and may take time, however the end goal of a patient reclaiming their life is why I love my job and specialty."
About North American Spine™
North American Spine™ is the exclusive provider of the AccuraScope® Procedure, a minimally invasive spine surgery—which typically lasts less than 45 minutes— to treat chronic back pain. To date, more than 8,000 AccuraScope procedures have been performed by board-certified physicians with specialty training. Medical research has shown that the AccuraScope procedure has an 82% success rate and saves patients an average of $23,190 in out-of-pocket costs over 5 years by reducing expenses including medical visits and medications. Additional treatment options include CuraSpine™and SecuraSpine procedures.
North American Spine physicians are spine experts with specialty training in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, or Interventional Pain Management. Using tiny incisions and state-of-the-art visualization, these experts provide minimally invasive decompression and/or stabilization to patients using the least invasive means possible to alleviate their pain.
SOURCE North American Spine