Dr. Okay Onan, MD
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Dr. Okay Onan, MD


Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

Thorough diagnosis, presentation of available options, including conservative care, and surgery as the final alternative.


Dr. Okay Onan, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Onan is affiliated with Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital and Seton Medical Center Austin.

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    Patient Reviews (6)
    in Austin,TX |
    Great doctor, very thorough, very knowledgeable.
    in Austin, TX |
    I feel extremely lucky to have found Dr. Onan. Not only is he a kind and compassionate doctor but he took the time to find what was really wrong with my back and he fixed it surgically and after just a couple weeks I was feeling so much better after 6 years of pain and misdiagnosis by other doctors. I have recommended Dr. Onan to my friends and family.
    Austin, TX |
    Dr. Onan provided excellent care. He explained the procedure and what were the expected results. He also explained all options and possible results of each. The outcome of the procedure was outstanding.
    in Austin Texas |
    Very kind and very caring about the people who go to see him he wants to help I'm going to have back surgery soon and he is going to do the surgery I have been to a lot of other doctors that didn't care about helping me but doctor Onan do care from day one he wanted to help me
    Thank you Bridgette! Best of luck with your upcoming surgery.
    in Austin, TX |
    Dr. Onan have been very attentive and compassionate from the day I arrived in his office with nerve issues in my arm and fingers going numb. We discussed, in detail, all my options and in August 2016 I had ACDF surgery performed by Dr. Onan. He has continued to meet all my recovery needs in a very timely and professional manner. I'm thankful I found this doctor and would recommend him to everyone!
    Thank you Pam for taking the time to share your experience!
    in Austin, Texas |
    My experience with this Dr. was horrible he didn't seem to care about my situation at all. This Dr. lacks compassion in his practice. Very dissapointed!I do not recommend at all!
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    Dr. Onan's Care Philosophy

    Thorough diagnosis, presentation of available options, including conservative care, and surgery as the final alternative.

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

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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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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Dr. Onan was selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of the "Guide to America's Top Orthopedists'" published by the Consum, 2011
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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture
    • Spinal Cord Disorders
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondolthesis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture


    • Medical School
      Baylor University

      Graduated in 1995

    • Internship Hospital
      Baylor University

      Completed in 1996

    • Residency Hospital
      Baylor University

      Completed in 2001

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Seattle Spine Group

      Completed in 2002

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Texas

      Graduated in 1991

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
    • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
    • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Injection
    • Disc Arthroplasty
    • Disc Replacement
    • Disc Surgery
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Injections
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injection