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Consider Texas Back Institute for your
Artificial Disc Replacement and Fusion Surgery
Texas Back Institute's Center for Disc Replacement offers one-on-one, highly attentive personal care and comprehensive spine care treatment options specific to your needs.
About the Texas Back Institute
Texas Back Institute is one of the largest freestanding multidisciplinary academic spine centers in the world. For more than 35 years, Texas Back Institute has fulfilled its goal as a center of excellence in spine care and is considered a global leader and pioneer in spine care. TBI has performed more than 2000 artificial disc replacement procedures with 14 different types of ADR devices, beginning in 2000 with the first ever performed in the United States. The Texas Back Institute's spine care team is responsive and specialized to meet your needs.> Dr. Jack Zigler explains Total Disc Replacements (TDR, also referred to as artificial disc replacements)
What Texas Back Institute Patients Say
The Center for Disc Replacement provides an individualized approach and a highly-trained medical care team to create advanced treatment options specific to each patient. Texas Back Institute offers its patients all their treatment options regardless of insurance restrictions.
Meet Our Texas Back Institute Physicians
Scott L. Blumenthal, M.D.
Played a key leadership role in the clinical trial of the first Artificial Disc in the US & performed the first total disc replacement (TDR) procedure in the nation over 14 years ago.
Richard D. Guyer, M.D.
Performed the third artificial disc replacement in the country early in 2000 & performed the first TDR in Chile and Brazil.
Jack E. Zigler, M.D.
Performed the first ProDisc-L lumbar ADR in the United States in 2001, and has been implanting ProDisc-L and ProDisc-C for over 10 years.