"As a surgeon, I am committed to delivering the highest level of care possible. My team and I strive to treat our patients in the same way we would care for members of our own family".
Reginald Fayssoux, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic spinal surgeon who specializes in the surgical management of spinal problems including spinal conditions of the neck and back related to degenerative disease, trauma, infection or cancer; spinal deformities including spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, kyphosis and flatback syndrome; and patients with previous spinal surgery requiring revision surgery.
Dr. Fayssoux obtained his medical degree and completed his orthopedic residency in Philadelphia, PA. As a medical student he was at the top of his class and awarded membership to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. As a resident, he won numerous researches, teaching and academic awards including the Philadelphia City wide Resident Bowl. During this time he began to involve himself in spinal outcomes research at the flagship Philadelphia Shriner's Hospital for Children as well as the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center at the renowned Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and published numerous manuscripts related to his work.
Dr. Fayssoux then obtained additional advanced training at the Emory University Spine Center, in Atlanta, GA, one of the most prestigious and sought-after fellowship programs in the country. At Emory he underwent rigorous training in complex spinal reconstruction, scoliosis surgery and the use of motion-sparing and minimally invasive techniques.
Here in the Coachella Valley, Dr. Fayssoux has continued to stay at the forefront of spinal surgery. He is involved in the training of neurosurgical and orthopedic residents. He has published manuscripts on the management of complex spinal conditions and book chapters on current surgical technique. His current research interests concern back injury and the golf swing. In his spare time, he volunteers abroad and at the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Los Angeles, CA. He can be reached for consultation and for second opinions at the Desert Orthopedic Center.