Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates of Dallas Orthopedic Surgery
October 2019 dmagazine.com
When patients in the Dallas area need advanced orthopedic care, they need to call only one number—Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates of Dallas. With 18 physicians and four locations, Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates of Dallas has you covered—from your neck to your feet. Because each physician specializes in different orthopedic specialties, patients receive quality, expert care for a variety of issues, all within a single network of skilled physicians.
Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates of Dallas is among the oldest and most experienced orthopedic practices in Dallas, treating patients for more than 60 years. All the physicians and surgeons are board certified and fellowship trained, allowing patients to be seen by doctors who have devoted years of their lives to the study and treatment of all types of musculoskeletal conditions. They are widely recognized as leaders in their respective fields for their expertise and unwavering commitment to patient care. As a result, the physicians teach and mentor future orthopedic physicians and surgeons through the Baylor University Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery residency program. "It's important for us to help train the next generation of physicians:" Dr. Jennifer Chu says. "We are all involved in this program, which is our way of giving back and a testament to our dedication to quality patient care."
Because all surgeons at BSW Orthopedic Associates of Dallas are involved in teaching and academics, it's no surprise that each one offers patients innovative treatments. "We are leaders in the use of orthopedic technology and treatment," says Dr. Richard Rhodes. 'We are continually among the first to bring advances in our field to Dallas:' For example, Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates was one of the first practices in Dallas to offer robotic-assisted knee replacement and orthopedic stem cell therapy and is currently using nonsurgical biologic treatment for arthritis and tendon injuries.
From diagnosis and surgery, to rehabilitation and beyond, Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic Associates of Dallas offers a full spectrum of care. Services include general and specialty clinics, digital X-rays, and physical therapy. Their surgeons specialize in both minimally invasive and traditional surgical techniques and share a mission to use the least invasive and most conservative options whenever possible. When needed, they also have access to top pain management specialists in the area. All physicians are involved in community outreach efforts, such as serving as sports team physicians, and remain active in prestigious academic and medical orthopedic associations, both locally and nationally.
What’s causing my neck pain and arm pain?
A common cause of neck and arm pain is a pinched nerve, also known as cervical radiculopathy. Several structures in the cervical spine can cause pressure on a nerve as it branches from the spinal cord to travel down your arm where it provides motor and sensory function.
Two of the most common culprits behind a pinched nerve are herniated discs and bone spurs. Here’s what you need to know about these causes of neck and arm pain — and when to consult an orthopedic specialist for help.
Ishaq Y. Syed, MD grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in spine surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated as a member of Tau Beta Pi. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. He went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center and his fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
What causes cricks in the neck?
Do you ever wake up in the morning with a stiff neck and hear popping or cracking noises? Whether you slept like a rock in a contorted position or uncomfortably tossed and turned all night, waking up with neck pain can be debilitating to everyday life. As an orthopedic specialist, patients will often visit my office to ask whether their neck pain is normal and where it is coming from.