Dr. Scott Blumenthal, MD

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Dr. Scott Blumenthal, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

Texas Back Institute 6020 W Parker Rd Ste 200, Plano, TX 75093 Get Directions
(972) 608-5000

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'Refuse to Fuse'. 'My goal is to get my patients back to life using the most advanced motion-preserving technologies. This...
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4.2 based on 9 responses
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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I recommend Dr. Blumenthal very highly. He performed my spine surgery. Excellent care. Very informative and clear on my diagnosis and treatment options. He encouraged questions and provided straightforward, easy to understand responses.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis

Procedures Performed

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Disc Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

  • 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
    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Texas Health Science Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University Texas Health Science Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern Meml Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, 2011
    • D Magazine - Best Doctor, 2010
    • D Magazine - Best Doctor, 2011
    • Spine Consultant, Dallas Mavericks, 2011
    • D Magazine - Best Doctor, 2009
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  • Media & Publications
    • D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas, 2009, 2010, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • 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. Blumenthal's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Blumenthal's Care Philosophy

'Refuse to Fuse'. 'My goal is to get my patients back to life using the most advanced motion-preserving technologies. This includes lumbar and cervical artificial discs as well as posterior dynamic stabilization and interspinous process distraction.'