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Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

DFW Center For Spinal Disorders 6900 Harris Pkwy Ste 310 Fort Worth, TX 76132 Get Directions

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Dr. Jason Tinley, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Fort Worth, TX. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Tinley is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Baylor Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth.

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based on 52 total surveys (12 with reviews)
Dr. Tinley's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (12)
Ft Worth, TX |
I had a collapsed c6-7 disc and needed and artificial disc replacement. Dr. Tinley was extremely thorough in explaining pros and cons of surgery. Surgery was a breeze was up and out the next day. Called me personally to check on me.
Irving, TX |
Dr. Tinley just performed disk replacement surgery on my C6-C7 yesterday. I have to say my experience with Dr. Tinley and his staff hve been a full 5 star experience! For those that complain about the wait, this doctor is well worth the wait ! ! I am so greatful i had Dr. Tinley as my surgeon! It's amazing how well i am doing! I truly pray God's blessing upon Dr. Tinley and his staff ! Thank you for giving myself back to me !
in Wills Point, TX |
The best orthopaedic/neurosurgeon I have used following a broken back in an aircraft accident in 1979. His willingness to see, evaluate, and treat patients who have been treated by other ortho/neurosurgeons is very helpful for patients with long term spinal injuries. Doctor Tinley is a humble family man and consummate professional that I recommend to all I know that have back problems. He has operated on me three times in the last 10 years with excellent results each time!
in Ft Worth, TX |
I had very good results from my surgery. I was very scared as I had extreme pain from a previous procedure with a well known dr. Dr Tinley found a leak in surgery that did not show up on
in Mineral Wells, Texas |
Dr. Tinley and his Staff are such caring , helpful people that going to his office is like visiting your favorite relatives. They definitely know their stuff and they never make you feel stupid & answer All of your questions But they also never Rush you. Dr. Tinley has done my back surgeries and I Personally don't think you could find a better Doctor or Staff to be treated by! I am so Thankful for to have found him. So if you need a surgeon of TOP QUALITY then this is where you need to go. Great
in North Richland Hills, TX |
I am very pleased in so many ways with my experience with Dr. Tinley and his staff. Very impressed with staff and his surgical skill. There are many good Doctors, but great ones are hard to find. Dr. Tinley is worth the time and investment. I travel some distance to his offices. I am very impressed with his procedure and at my recovery. His staff has been helpful and knowledgeable from the very beginning. I feel blessed to have been seen by him. Thank You
in Ft Worth, TX |
Dr. Tinley is one who likes to teach patients about their condition and what can be done before anyone makes a decision. He is a great advocate for the best outcomes for his patients and is very down to earth during the office visits. I trust him.
in Burleson tx |
I went to Dr tinley for a year before he decided to do surgery. I had surgery and the only time he explained anything to me about what was going to happen was my last visit before the surgery. And then he didn't tell me everything. He told me they were going to replace the disk. Well I didn't know they put in screws and rods. And pulled bone marrow out of my hips. It was a failed surgery. I have since had a spinal stimulator put in and still in pain. Will never use him or refer anyone to him
I appreciate the opportunity to respond and I hear you. You acknowledge that I attempted for 1 year to avoid a surgical procedure. I explain to every patient w/ this specific problem that your chances are 60-80 percent of improving pain. The patient has a direct responsibility of increasing mobility and core strength. If done after surgery, you have an excellent chance of improving. The entirety of each procedure I've performed has been discussed at length with the patient a minimum of 3 times.
in Ft Worth, TX |
Dr Tinley got me immediately out of neck and arm pain exactly as described without having to fuse the disc. He took the time to explain the problem to me, show me my MRI, and give me all the options of what works and what may not. He guided me through trying medications and physical therapy first, and when this didn't work, we had a outpatient surgery to fix it! Wish I would've done it sooner!
in Dallas, TX |
Overall experience was very OK. We discussed my back surgery prior to, and then he decided to take a different approach. After surgery, my disc herniated again within a month, or as I was told "continued to leak out" - what dies that even mean? I'm managing OK, but the issue isn't resolved and I would not have agreed to the operation had I known that the procedure was going to change when I was under the knife.
Best to address this concern in general rather than this patient's complaint. To avoid re-herniation after a surgery you have to follow your post-op instructions. If you do not understand what I've explained, keep asking questions. I'll take as long as you need. Keep in mind this forum gives anyone the opportunity to post anything, true or not. Addicts, non-compliant patients, even a competitor can leave an anonymous review. I've never once had to "do more than originally planned" as insinuated.
Fort Worth, TX |
Not impressed. He spent all of 5 minutes talking to me. Minimal effort, no eye contact, spent more time complaining about patients who have had similar issues and why the issue exists. The off the cuff recommendation made the problem worse.
This is the opposite of my intentions as a spine surgeon. The reason I have had to cut the number of patients I see down and lengthen my clinic time is because I spend so long with my patients. My goal is to educate (not "complain", that's ridiculous) my patients on their condition, review and explain their imaging studies, discuss a plan for how to fix it, and give them their options and their prognosis (how they will likely do) with each option. Surgery is almost always the last option.
in Fort Worth TX |
Dr. Tinley is one of the best spinal Surgeon I know. He performed back surgery and fixed my problem. My back is stronger than before the surgery.
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  •  Specializes in Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

Education

  • Medical School
    Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    John Peter Smith Hospital Jps Health Network
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Case Western Reserve U/U Hosp Cleveland
    Cleveland Clin Spine Inst
  • Undergraduate School
    Presbyterian College

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine and Back Procedures