DISC Spine Institute Adds Acclaimed Doctor: Andy Indresano, M.D. August 23rd, 2016 Back Pain Amy Crowell Table of Contents Toggle An Impressive BackgroundMaking an Appointment DISC Spine Institute continues to expand its reach as a leader in minimally invasive treatments and surgical procedures for chronic back pain. DISC Spine is proud to welcome Andy A. Indresano, M.D., a respected and acclaimed back pain specialist and spine surgeon, to the team. “We are thrilled to be able to add such an esteemed professional whose patient-centered philosophy and vast skills in the treatment of back pain through minimally invasive treatments are an excellent match for us,” said Dr. Mark C. Valente, board-certified spinal surgeon and founder of DISC Spine. “Dr. Indresano is a fantastic addition to our team and one who will allow us to help more patients reduce and eliminate chronic back pain. Dr. Indresano is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in spinal surgery. At DISC Spine, he will be focused on the management of musculoskeletal and neurovascular conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. An Impressive Background Dr. Indresano brings with him extensive training coupled with an impressive educational background, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology with a minor in biochemistry from Carlton College, a top 10 liberal arts college, and his medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated at the top of his class. He also completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, San Diego, one of the highest-ranked orthopedic training programs in the nation, where he also served as the academic chief of the residency program and was published in peer-reviewed journals. Fellowship training in spine surgery at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, one of the leading spine programs in the country, yielded Dr. Indresano the Fellow Research Award for spine research. Dr. Indresano’s philosophy, which emphasizes non-surgical treatments for back pain wherever possible, combined with his vast skills, have made him a sought-after medical expert by patients and a respected professional by his peers. The doctor has achieved excellent results for thousands of patients by using conservative healing techniques for treating back problems. For patients whose conditions ultimately require surgery to heal back problems, Dr. Indresano applies his extensive knowledge of spinal surgery procedures, with expertise in both traditional and state-of-the-art minimally invasive techniques for back problems, including complex spinal reconstruction and surgeries to correct conditions like scoliosis and revision surgery for patients whose previous spinal surgery was unsuccessful. Making an Appointment If you have back pain that isn’t responding to current treatments or you’re thinking about seeing a new doctor or learning about surgery to alleviate back pain, Dr. Indresano will be seeing patients out of DISC Spine’s Ft. Worth, Arlington, and Dallas offices starting September 1. You can click here to learn more or make an appointment. Subscribe to Back Stories to stay up to date on all the latest posts.