The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

Learn About The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC is a true comprehensive spine center, offering best-in-class spine care in Los Angeles, California.

The multidisciplinary team of spine experts at the USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC offers the most appropriate and innovative non-surgical approaches available to treat back and neck pain.

The USC Spine Center At a Glance:

  • Spine specialists on staff are fellowship-trained and nationally recognized leaders in the field, appearing in U.S. News & World Report, Pasadena Magazine’s “Top Doctors” and Los Angeles Magazine "Super Doctors".
  • Spine physicians are faculty at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, with some physicians participating in innovative and leading-edge basic science and clinical research
  • Comprehensive and coordinated care: diagnostic testing, physical and occupational therapy, pain management and advanced minimally invasive procedures
Directions to our primary location in Los Angeles, CA

Meet the Physicians of The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

Dr. Thomas Chen, MD, PhD

Los Angeles, CA

Neurosurgeon

Dr. Raymond Hah, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Patrick Hsieh, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Neurosurgeon

Dr. John Liu, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Neurosurgeon

Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Physiatrist

Dr. Mark Spoonamore, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Jeffrey Wang, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Orthopedic Surgeon

How The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC Can Help You

Type of Practice

  • Spine Center

Specialists

  • 4 Neurosurgeons
  • 3 Orthopedic Surgeons
  • 1 Physiatrist

Accreditations

  • Recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for spine surgery

Conditions

  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chordomas
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain

Treatment

  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Corpectomy
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Foraminotomy
  • Injections/Blocks
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

What Patients Are Saying About The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

“When I first met him [Dr. Hah], I found out that his wife was about have a baby, so we started talking about that because I’m a great-grandmother...He was so wonderful and cared a lot about what I was going through. After we got the x-rays, he showed me exactly what was going on and what he was going to do during the surgery. I really appreciated that.”

— Ruthie E.

“While I was in the hospital, everyone was so kind to me. Dr. Hsieh came to check on me every single morning. The nurses would cater to my every need. Everyone is just so sweet and patient.”

— Shandie I.

“I’ve been to many good hospitals, but honestly, of all the surgeons I’ve seen, Dr. Hah was the most humble and genuine. He explained the procedure to me in layman’s terms beforehand. He called me on his personal cell-phone more than once just to check on me and told me I could call him at any time.”

— Bruce S.

“You could tell that he had my best interests at heart. I felt that, and it was backed up by the research that he has done and also the surgical experience that he has. His interest was clearly his patients and his patients’ care."

— Julie

“I felt touched with Dr. Wang’s humanity but I was also assured of his professional and international reputation as a top spine surgeon."

— Dr. R. Patton

“The staff at the USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC is awesome. When they say they will follow up, they do. When the nurse says feel free to call or e-mail me with questions, she responds quickly. Grateful is not enough of a word to describe how I feel about the team at Keck Medicine of USC.”

— Robin D.

“I could stand up straight right away and I was amazed how rapidly the recovery team was able to get me moving. I was ready to accept just a small improvement, but this was such a great improvement. It was wonderful.”

— Dr. R. Grossman

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Highlights from The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

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Office Information for The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

USC Healthcare Center 4 1450 San Pablo St. Suite 4500 Los Angeles, CA 90033 Driving Directions

Primary Location

USC Healthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St.
Suite 4500
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Hours

Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Additional Locations

  • Keck Medicine of USC – Beverly Hills 9033 Wilshire Blvd Suite 400 Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Driving Directions
  • Keck Medicine of USC – Pasadena 625 S. Fair Oaks Avenue Suite 400 Pasadena, CA 91105 Driving Directions
  • Keck Medicine of USC 1808 Verdugo Blvd Suite 112 Glendale, CA 91208 Driving Directions

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