Dr. Michael W. Cluck, MD

Dr. Michael W. Cluck, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male | 47 years old

Dr. Cluck takes a personal approach to patient care. He utilizes state of the art diagnostic procedures to determine the precise location of pain. Dr. Cluck treats all aspects of spinal disease including degenerative and traumatic conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine-herniated disc disease, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and scoliosis, both children and adults. He has extensive training in cervical spine surgery including decompression and complex reconstruction for disorders such as cervical myelopathy and radiculopathy. When surgery is indicated, he offers minimally invasive procedures to decompress nerves and stabilize the spine. He has extensive training in motion preservation surgery including artificial disc replacement. Dr. Cluck is actively involved in research and technology development which improves patient outcomes.Read more

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455 Oconnor Dr Ste 360
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Dr. Cluck takes a personal approach to patient care. He utilizes state of the art diagnostic procedures to determine the precise location of pain. Dr. Cluck treats all aspects of spinal disease including degenerative and traumatic conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine-herniated disc disease, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and scoliosis, both children and adults. He has extensive training in cervical spine surgery including decompression and complex reconstruction for disorders such as cervical myelopathy and radiculopathy. When surgery is indicated, he offers minimally invasive procedures to decompress nerves and stabilize the spine. He has extensive training in motion preservation surgery including artificial disc replacement. Dr. Cluck is actively involved in research and technology development which improves patient outcomes.Read more

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Dr. Cluck's Care Philosophy

Dr. Cluck takes a personal approach to patient care. He utilizes state of the art diagnostic procedures to determine the precise location of pain. Dr. Cluck treats all aspects of spinal disease including degenerative and traumatic conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine-herniated disc disease, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and scoliosis, both children and adults. He has extensive training in cervical spine surgery including decompression and complex reconstruction for disorders such as cervical myelopathy and radiculopathy. When surgery is indicated, he offers minimally invasive procedures to decompress nerves and stabilize the spine. He has extensive training in motion preservation surgery including artificial disc replacement. Dr. Cluck is actively involved in research and technology development which improves patient outcomes.

Dr. Cluck's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in 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

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Creighton University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Usc University Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Los Angeles County - University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities