Reginald Fayssoux, MD
“The care of the patient suffering from the pain of a pinched nerve or a degenerative disk is medically complex. The most rewarding part of my job is the time I get to spend with my patients guiding them through this complicated decision making process.”
Reginald Fayssoux, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spinal surgeon who specializes in the operative and nonoperative care of patients with problems related to their spine.
Dr. Fayssoux obtained his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic residency in Philadelphia, PA. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society during medical school and, as a resident, was involved in research at the Shriner’s Hospital for Children and the renowned Rothman Orthopedic Institute.
Dr. Fayssoux went on to complete his fellowship training in adult and pediatric spinal surgery at the Emory University Spine Center, in Atlanta. GA, one of the most prestigious and sought-after spine fellowships in the country. His training focused on the operative and nonoperative management of complex spinal conditions from the neck to the tailbone including advanced techniques in spinal reconstruction, scoliosis surgery and the use of motion-sparing and minimally invasive technologies.
Dr. Fayssoux has authored numerous articles and book chapters related to both the operative and nonoperative management of adult and pediatric spinal conditions. His areas of particular interest include the treatment of cervical (neck) and lumbar (low back) degenerative disease, scoliosis, revision surgery and minimally invasive surgery. His current research interests include return to golf after back injury and after spinal surgery. He is currently pursuing research with the PGA on these topics. In his spare time, Dr. Fayssoux is a volunteer spine surgeon at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Los Angeles.