Dr. Happ graduated from Loyola University in Chicago with degrees in Chemistry with a biochemistry emphasis and Philosophy. He then attended the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Afterwards he completed his orthopedic surgery internship and residency at Midwestern University in the Chicagoland area. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in orthopedic spine surgery at The Texas Back Institute in Plano, Texas. In addition to his title as a spine surgeon at the DFW Center for Spinal Disorders, Dr. Happ belongs to numerous medical societies including; North American Spine Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. He was a speaker at the AOAO Mid year conference in the past. Dr. Happ specializes in spine surgery, including spinal stenosis, cervical radiculopathy and myelopathy, minimally invasive cervical and lumbar spine surgery, cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement, and microdiscectomy.
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Dr. Happ's Care Philosophy
I try to make every effort to understand each of my patients' pain, discomfort, problems and concerns. Patients should be comfortable with their doctor and confident in the care he or she provides. It is important to me that my patients fully understand their diagnosis and the various treatment options so that together, we can decide the best treatment plan specific to them.
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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Happ to family and friends is 4.3 out of 5