Kam Raiszadeh, MD, serves as medical director of the Advanced Spine Institute & Minimally Invasive Spine Center at Alvarado Hospital. Dr. Raiszadeh is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and an active member of the Scoliosis Research Society and North American Spine Society.
After graduating with highest honors in biochemistry from U.C. Berkeley, Dr. Raiszadeh earned his medical degree at U.C. San Francisco. He completed his orthopedic residency at U.C. Davis and fellowship training in adult and pediatric spine surgery at the Hospital for Joint Disease in New York. For years, Dr. Raiszadeh’s training and practice has involved complex spinal reconstruction including scoliosis, kyphosis, fractures and cervical reconstruction. In an effort to improve surgical treatment, Dr. Raiszadeh has developed and submitted patents regarding minimally invasive and motion sparing devices.
Dr. Raiszadeh has been extensively engaged in the advancement of minimally invasive surgery and the improvement of non-operative treatment of spinal conditions. He is the founder of SpineZone, a medically based spine strengthening program. With the SpineZone strengthening system, comparative studies show excellent results in increasing function and preventing surgery. In addition, Dr. Raiszadeh has founded SHaRE, the Spine Humanitarian and Research and Education foundation devoted to charitable care and advancing the science of spinal care.
A highly skilled surgeon, Dr. Raiszadeh is often invited to be a guest lecturer at medical conferences worldwide.
Dr. Raiszadeh explains when a woman can return to normal activity following cervical reconstruction surgery.
October 19, 2009 - 3:37pm
Dr. Raiszadeh describes sideways back surgery and the conditions it helps to treat.
October 19, 2009 - 3:06pm
Dr. Raiszadeh describes scoliosis and how it is treated.
October 19, 2009 - 2:54pm
Dr. Raiszadeh describes eXtreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF).
October 19, 2009 - 2:45pm
Dr. Raiszadeh shares what he would tell a woman who is experiencing back pain and is afraid to see a spine doctor.
October 19, 2009 - 2:25pm
Dr. Raiszadeh explains whether cervical reconstruction is an inpatient procedure or an outpatient procedure.
October 19, 2009 - 2:21pm
Dr. Raiszadeh explains the treatments for scoliosis.
October 19, 2009 - 2:12pm
Dr. Raiszadeh discusses how scoliosis is diagnosed.
October 19, 2009 - 2:06pm
Dr. Raiszadeh explains how a cervical reconstruction helps to alleviate arm and neck pains.
October 19, 2009 - 1:54pm
Dr. Raiszadeh shares how an interdisciplinary team approach can improve the care for a woman’s spine.
October 19, 2009 - 1:46pm
Dr. Raiszadeh shares how a woman can find a good surgeon to perform her sideways back procedure.
October 19, 2009 - 1:39pm
Dr. Raiszadeh explains when health insurance will cover treatments for back pain.
October 19, 2009 - 11:41am
Dr. Raiszadeh shares new treatments available for patients with scoliosis.
October 19, 2009 - 11:33am
Dr. Raiszadeh explains what a woman needs to know about back pain when she is pregnant.
October 19, 2009 - 11:09am