Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Paul Saiz

 Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

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 After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Paul Saiz MD went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine (MD) from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1995 while on a full scholarship. A bilingual physician, Dr. Paul Saiz spent six months studying in Mexico City as an undergraduate. Upon completing his MD, Dr. Paul Saiz completed an internship and began residency with the Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program. In 2000, he pursued a fellowship with the Sonoran Spine Fellowship Program and the following year moved to Chicago, Illinois to join the Rush-Presbyterian Musculoskeletal Oncology Program.

 Between 2002 and 2007, Dr. Paul Saiz honed his skills in orthopedic surgery with the Flagstaff Center for Bone and Joint Disorders and the Sonoran Spine Center as an attending physician. In 2007, Dr. Saiz began his current position with Las Cruces Orthopaedic Associates, PC., where he is one of three Board Certified Orthopedic Specialists, and head of the Spinal Surgery department.

 Specializing in orthopedic surgery of the spine, Dr. Paul Saiz provides a number of treatments for clients with cervical herniated discs, lumbar degenerative disc disease, cervical spine disorders, and musculoskeletal tumors. Paul Saiz, MD, is a member of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Diplomate of the American Board of Spine Surgery, on the Coding Committee for the North American Spine Society (NASS), and past member of the Practice Management and Rehab Committee and Spine Committee for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS).

 A consultant for Trabecular Metal spinal implants, Paul Saiz, MD, has helped design spinal implants for Zimmer Spine and Amedica Spine. He is the only fellowship trained Spine and Tumor surgeon practicing in New Mexico, and is the only Board Certified Spine Surgeon in New Mexico. Dr Paul Saiz has lectured and taught other physicians in Brazil, Canada, California, Nevada, Louisianna, Ohio, Illinois, Florida and New Mexico.

Research Interest

 Spine, Orthopedics, Spinal Diseases,, Musculoskeletal, Oncology


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