MARINA DEL REY, Calif., July 6, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — This summer, Orange County will gain access to unparalleled spinal care when DISC Sports and Spine Center (DISC) opens its newest facility in Newport Beach. Fueled by a growing demand for DISC’s specialized, minimally invasive techniques, the launch will take place on August 15 and marks a first-of-its-kind offering for the region. DISC is the brainchild of CEO & Founding Director Dr. Robert S. Bray, a spine surgery pioneer and the first California neurosurgeon to devote his practice to minimally invasive techniques.
Watch DISC Doctors Perform Groundbreaking Spine Procedures: http://www.discmdgroup.com/oc-expansion/
Modeled after DISC’s existing parent center in Marina del Rey, DISC Newport Beach will feature an outpatient surgical center; a spinal care, orthopedics & pain management clinic; a soft tissue & rehabilitation center and a diagnostic imaging center. All services will be housed in the same 38,000 square-foot state-of-the art facility—a prime location at the Bayview Corporate Center, 3501 Jamboree.
With the vision of revolutionizing the patient experience and transforming the once-complicated spine surgery into an outpatient procedure with reduced stress, Dr. Bray founded DISC in 2006. Since then, the center has performed thousands of minimally invasive procedures for world-class athletes, VIPs and weekend warriors alike, with a zero MSRA infection rate. DISC offers a truly multidisciplinary environment, with diagnostics, pain management, physical rehabilitation and soft tissue therapies. The center’s unique, personalized care has generated a steady flow of patients since launch and double-digit growth last year.
“The words ‘spine surgery’ no longer need instill fear or equate to months of grueling recovery, and DISC has prided itself on changing those misconceptions through minimally invasive techniques,” says Dr. Bray. “Our patients experience one-on-one attention from diagnosis to rehab, in a facility built to a higher standard than the hospital setting and specifically designed for efficiency and safety. This completely new healthcare model is working, and now it’s time to expand.”
Determined to provide the same quality of care that has attracted DISC partners such as the US Olympic Team and Los Angeles Kings, Dr. Bray has hand-selected Dr. Burak Ozgur to lead DISC’s new Orange County surgery center. As director of Cedar Sinai’s Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery unit, Dr. Ozgur had long respected Dr. Bray’s groundbreaking work and jumped at the opportunity to be part of his vision in Orange County. Dr. Bray was attracted to Dr. Ozgur’s unique background, which included a split fellowship that allowed him to specialize in both ortho spine and neuro spine techniques. [Read bios for Dr. Bray and Dr. Ozgur HERE.]
“DISC is truly a customized boutique type of comprehensive clinic where the focus is on quality rather than volume,” Dr. Ozgur says. “We look forward to expanding the options available to Orange County residents by bringing this new level of minimally invasive spine surgery and care to Orange County.”
About DISC Sports and Spine Center
As an official medical services provider of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), DISC Sports and Spine Center (DISC) is one of America’s foremost providers of minimally invasive spine procedures and advanced arthroscopic techniques. Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr. founded DISC with the vision of delivering an unparalleled patient experience for those suffering from sports injuries, orthopedic issues and spine disorders. DISC’s individually picked, highly specialized physicians apply both established and innovative solutions to diagnose, treat and rehabilitate their patients in a one-stop, multi-disciplinary setting. With a wide range of specialists under one roof, the result is an unmatched continuity of care with more efficiency, less stress for the patient and a zero MRSA infection rate. For more information, contact DISC at 866.481.DISC or visit www.discmdgroup.com.