Dr. Paul Saiz, MD

Dr. Paul Saiz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Saiz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Las Cruces, NM and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Baylor College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

675 Avenida De Mesilla

Las Cruces, NM 88005

Contact Information

(575) 525-3535

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Saiz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Saiz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Saiz "B.S.: University of Notre Dame M.D.: Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Tx) Internship/ Residency: Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program Spine Fellowship: Sonoran Spine Center (Phx, Az) Musculoskeletal Tumor Fellowship: Rush/ Presbyterian (Chicago, Ill) Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Board Certified Spine Surgeon Trained In Evidence Based Medicine New Mexico State University Spine Physician"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Saiz "Our philosophy is patient education, maximizing conservative treatment and surgery as a last resort. Our hope is that by involving the patient in the decision making process, our outcomes and expectations of treatment are aligned. Surgery, when indicated, can improve a person's functional level and decrease pain."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (1/30/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Saiz, Paul MD: License # 036105148: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has sister-state discipline in the State of Arizona. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation issued a REPRIMAND on the physician's license.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Maricopa Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Phoenix Orthopaedic Res Pgm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Sonoran Spine Center, Mesa, Az
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Evidence Based Medicine Training-Nass 2011
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Saiz has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Saiz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saiz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saiz to family and friends
3.8
based on 24 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Saiz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in Pleasant Ridge, MI |
Dr Saez is professional, provides quality care, takes time to listen, provides choices for treatment. He is very understanding.
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Bell, CA |
Always very decisive, and gets directly to the source of the issue.
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Deming, NM |
Outstanding..did single level acdf on me. He explained everything very well, answered all questions. His staff is also outstanding. He is not a pill pusher nor surgery happy. We as a family are so pleased.
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in Denver, CO |
Smart guy. Was Leary of going to a local small town doctor. He is confident and caring. My Mother lives in Las Cruces. Dr Saiz performed a laminectomy. He prepared us for everything to expect with Surgery. I am a Physician as well. Highly recommend Paul.
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Silver City, NM |
I had my first visit with Dr. Saiz yesterday and cannot tell how impressed I was with him and his staff. I am not from this area and found myself in need of a Spinal Specialist. From the first phone called to their office, I was taken care of. Amanda gathered all of my files from other doctors,...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Saiz accepts 23 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Molina
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    All Counties in New Mexico HMO-High
    Commercial
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia

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Hospitals where Dr. Saiz has admitting privileges

Memorial Medical Center
2450 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88011
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Mountain View Regional Medical Center
4311 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88011
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