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Dr. Said Osman, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Frederick, MD and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Nairobi, College Of Health Sciences in 1977 and specializes in minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Osman "Said Osman, M.D. relocated to the United States of America after his post-doctoral training, first in general surgery, and later specializing in orthopedic surgery, in the United Kingdom. He became Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, both in general and orthopedic surgery before relocating to the United States in 1992. To qualify for Board Certification in the USA, Dr. Osman repeated his orthopedic residency, and also took his fellowship training in spine surgery, graduating in 1999, from Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. He is Board Certified and a Fellow of The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Osman has successfully practiced orthopedic surgery for 16 years. Dr. Osman's mission in life has been to pioneer micro-spine surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS) and endoscopic spine surgery. He has been involved in the development and patenting of numerous surgical Intellectual Properties, including the Uni-directional Dynamic Spinal Fixation Device, a method for post-operatively compressing a bone graft, the Biologic Intramedullary Fixation device, and the Trans-pedicular Partial Disc Arthroplasty, just to name a few. He continues to enhance minimally invasive spine surgery, motion preservation and percutaneous fusion, innovative operating room drapery, and tissue modulation technology including laser thermos-discoplasty. Dr. Osman is an active lecturer and diplomat for redefining innovative treatments of debilitating spinal disorders and spinal segmental motion preservation. He has served as a spinal consultant to leading spine companies related to MISS technology. He practices general orthopedic surgery, but his sub-specialty and main focus is endoscopic and endoscopically-assisted spine surgery. He is passionate about minimizing the normal tissue trauma while removing the pain generator of the spine. He is recognized nationally and internationally for his contribution to the field of minimally invasive spine surgery and continues to publish and lecture worldwide about his success in using the least invasive spinal techniques. Dr. Osman also performs complex open and minimally invasive spine procedures; minimally invasive and complex joint replacements; sports medicine; hand and foot surgery as well as orthopedic trauma surgery. Throughout his illustrious career, Dr. Said Osman has brought innovation and unprecedented advancement to the field of orthopedic spine surgery. As a world-renowned spine surgeon, his quest to develop the latest techniques in minimally invasive spine procedures is only exceeded by his need to provide the very best care for his patients. Dr. Osman finds true recognition in the relief and increased quality of life that his patients experience, he has also been lauded with numerous honors, like the prestigious Kambin Foundation Annual Award for research in the field of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and the Best Resident Research Paper Award by Ohio Orthopedic Society. With a thorough understanding of the toll that back pain and neck pain can take on a person's life, Dr. Osman truly feels that traditional open back and open neck procedures should not be the only option available to patients."
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Keep treatment focus on the patient and their needs - education, fair and accurate treatment, excellent customer service and fantastic, pain-free outcomes.
Keep treatment focus of spinal conditions on precise anatomic classification system.
Perform targeted diagnostic and therapeutic injections with view of determining the source of pain and provide pain relief.
Institute thorough and standardized non-operative care.
Institute standardized patient- and disease-specific pre-operative protocols to determine appropriate surgical intervention.
Apply individualized endoscopic and endoscopically-assisted surgical intervention based on precise diagnostic tools.
Promote the evolution of the least traumatic and highly effective treatment options associated with the least amount of complication and disruption of normal activities.
Create effective training environment for surgeons and pain management doctors to learn new concepts and technologies.
Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Interventional Spine Medicine
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
1 Board Certifications
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
104 Conditions Treated
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture