Dr. Edward Song, MD

Dr. Edward Song, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
43 y/o
56 reviews

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OrthoArizona - Mezona Division

2940 E Banner Gateway Dr Ste 200

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CNA

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Care Philosophy

I chose to be a doctor because I wanted to spend my life making a meaningful difference in the lives of others. When choosing a specialty, I wanted to find something that I would find fulfilling. Spine surgery is intellectually challenging and I love a good challenge. I am most satisfied by correcting spinal deformities and doing complicated revisions. There is nothing like reconstructing a patient's spine and giving them their quality of life back.  I spend a lot of my time counseling my patients so they feel informed and confident in the treatment course that we decide on. I am committed to making sure I have exhausted every other approach before recommending the operating room.
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Dr. Song's Experience

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Spine Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Adult Scoliosis Correction
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Decompression
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Hardware Removal
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Revision Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Johns Hopkins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • New York University and Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Song has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center

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Dr. Song's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Song to family and friends
4.1
based on 56 total surveys (12 with reviews)
Dr. Song's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
in Bethalto, illinois |
We were very pleased and happy we had him for surgery . He was very informative before surgery and explained everything to us. He does what he has to and not knife happy . He was on time sincere thoughtful and is an excellent surgeon and when we thanked him he said to thank the man upstairs who is in control of his hands. We cannot thank him enough.
Arizona |
I am sorry that I am unable to give any stars. I would not recommend him as he does not like answering questions so the patient can understand. His time is very limited and seems to impatient to me as I don't trust such behavior.
in Mesa, AZ |
Dr. Song and staff were very professional with initial visit, subsequent surgery and follow up visits. I would certainly recommend Dr. Song as I felt immediate improvement after surgery. He knew exactly what my spinal challenges were and how to make me whole again. I no longer have intense sciatic pain from my lower back, into hip and down to my right foot. I lived with pain for one year and had several epidural injections to manage pain and they were ineffective until Dr. Song did his magic.
in Apache Junction, Az |
Doctor Song has given me relief that I thought would never come again. He thoroughly explained everything and listen to ant concerns that I may have had. I would recommend the Doctor to anyone that needs spine surgery. The wife and I have had surgery from the Doctor and we are both satisfied.
in Mesa, AZ |
Very good experience. Tells things like they are. Would recommend Dr. Song to anyone.
in Phoenix, AZ |
Dr Song is amazing! I had surgery on November 21st 2016. I had a disc removed and a plate put in my neck. I was discharged the next day and felt amazing. He is very sure of himself and his work. I would recommend him to everyone and I have. He has a great bed side manner and makes you feel very comfortable. His staff is just as nice.
in Mesa, AZ |
Dr. Song and his staff are very considerate and caring. They have been with me every step of the way. Dr. Song gave me what options that were best for me and the surgery was a life saver for me. I'm still recovering and under Dr. Songs care. At this point in my life I would recommend Dr. Song to anyone that needs an orthopedic surgeon.
in Gilbert, AZ |
I love Dr. SONG. I am thankful to him for the flawless repair of my cervical spine. He gave me my life back.
in Gold Canyon, AZ 85118 |
I was referred too Dr. Song by a fellow college (Dr. Dwight Keller). On my first visit with Dr. Song I was quite unsure of having my back operated on, even though Dr. Keller had had the exact same procedure done to his back. Dr. Song was all business on our first meeting and took the time need to explain exactly what was involved in the procedure and made me feel comfortable with what he would be doing. Dr. Song's professional demeanor put my concerns aside and helped me make the right decision.
in Gilbert, AZ |
Waited two months to see Dr Song. Heard all wonderful things about what a great doctor he is. He came in the room and promptly announced he wouldn't take me as a patient since I was in litigation from a car accident. What?? I'm using my health insurance to pay him, I have something wrong with me and you won't see me? I asked him to disregard the litigation, just be my doctor and please get to my issue and he refused. Staff was great, found it a sad situation. Left me hanging. I left in tears.
in Queen Creek, AZ |
Saw Song early Nov after failed double lumbar fusion by diff surgeon, he wanted CT done (had a one month old MRI). This delayed planned revision till Dec, then his incompetent staff could not schedule surgery until March - Song's first opening. Told I'd get exact date by early Jan. Had ZERO contact from his staff, my calls were brushed off. Changed surgeons, had surgery done - successfully - in 5 weeks, not 5 months. Song was unpersonable, uncaring, his staff most incompetent ever seen.
in Gilbert, AZ |
Dr. Song is straightforward, honest, and will explain your condition and any procedures you may need. He is diligent with the follow up should you need surgery, and consistent in his routine.
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Dr. Song accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • CNA
  • Community Care Network
  • CopperPoint Mutual
    CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • LifeWise
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • Physicians Mutual
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    Secure Horizons
    United Healthcare
  • Wausau Benefits
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Zurich

Hospitals where Dr. Song has admitting priveleges

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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Oasis Hospital
750 N 40th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008
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HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center
7400 E Thompson Peak Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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Phoenix Children's Hospital
1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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