Dr. Neel Anand, MD

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Dr. Neel Anand, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

The Anand Spine Group 444 S San Vicente Blvd Ste 800, Los Angeles, CA 90048 Get Directions

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Dr. Anand's primary area of research interest involves minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders and trauma in adults and...
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Rhizotomy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    University Of Bombay, T.N. Medical College

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Medical College

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Completed in 2000

    Royal Liverpool University Hospital & Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital

    Completed in 1993

    Texas Back Institute

    Completed in 1999

    University Of Bombay

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital For Special Surgery, Cornell University

    Completed in 1995

    Spinal Associates Of North Centeral Florida, University Of Florida

    Completed in 1994

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Khazenifar Gold Medal, Best overall clinical performance at the Mch. Orth. Examinations/ University of Liverpool, U.K., 1992
    • Best Resident, B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital/ Bombay, India, 1987-88
    • Dr H.D. Dastur Gold Medal (1st Rank), FCPS.Orth. Examinations/ Bombay, India, 1988
    • Honors in Human Anatomy, University of Bombay/ Bombay India, 1980
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  • Media & Publications
    • Modified Muscle-sparing Paraspinal Approach for Stabilization and Interlaminar decompression- A Minimally-Invasive Technique for Pedicle Screw-Based Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization., March 2008
    • Mid-term to long-term clinical and functional outcomes of minimally-invasive correction and fusion for adults with scoliosis., 2010
    • Thoracolumbar Fracture Management with Selective Fusion and Instrumentation Removal Open vs. Percutaneous Stabilization of Thoracic and Lumbar Fracture in Ankylosing Spondylitis and DISH., 2009
    • Thromboprophylaxis in Traumatic and Elective Spinal Surgery, 2010
    • Minimally-Invasive Spinal Fusion for Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis: Feasibility Study., Oct. 2008
    • Open vs. Percutaneous Stabilization of Thoracic and Lumbar Fracture in Ankylosing Sopndylitis and DISH., 2008
    • Clinical Symposium II: Interspinous-based Dynamic Stabilization, Sept. 2008
    • A New, Minimally Invasive Treatment for Chronic Lower Back Pain, 1/18/2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Anand's Office & Staff

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Dr. Anand's Care Philosophy

Dr. Anand's primary area of research interest involves minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders and trauma in adults and children, which result in smaller incisions, faster recovery and better patient outcomes. Recently Dr. Anand has pioneered the utilization of three minimally invasive techniques to treat even the most complex of spinal deformity and scoliosis. The Anand Spine Group is also active in the development of new non-fusion, motion preservation techniques including Cervical Artificial Disc Replacements (NeoDisc, PCM, ProDisc), Posterior Non-Fusion Stabilization Systems (Stabilimax NZ, Dynesys, DIAM, Acadia Facet Replacement System ), and Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacements (ProDisc, In Motion).