Scott L. Blumenthal

“Refuse to Fuse”. “My goal as a spine surgeon 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.”

Scott L. Blumenthal
M.D
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Hi! I’m Dr. Scott L. Blumenthal

Dr. Scott Blumenthal performed the first lumbar disc replacement in the United States. He specializes in spine surgery and artificial disc replacement at Texas Back Institute in Plano, TX for the treatment of back and neck pain.

Spine Surgery

Spine Surgery

Certified- American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

1987 Spinal Trauma Fellowship, Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
1983-1987 Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas (Chief of Service: Vert Mooney, M.D.)
1982-1983 General Surgery Internship, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas
1982 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Fellowship, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
1982 M.D., Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois
1978 B.S., Medicine, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Spine Consultant, Dallas Mavericks
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Best Doctor Award, D Magazine, Dallas, Texas
Principal Investigator, SB III Charité Artificial Disc (first artificial disc in the country)
Graduated with Distinction from Northwestern Medical School, Evanston, Illinois
Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society
Honors Program in Medical Education, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
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As world-renowned leaders in the field of neck and back care, back pain surgery, and back and neck pain treatment, Texas Back Institute doctors are continuously writing and presenting professional articles, publications and speaking engagements to national and international audiences. View a list of Scott L. Blumenthal’s impressive contributions to spine health research and education Click here

Scott L. Blumenthal

Scott L. Blumenthal