Why a Spine Surgeon

There are several difference types of doctor who treat back and spine injuries, so why choose an orthopedic spine surgeon? Here are several reasons:


1. Orthopaedic spine surgeons specialize

Some orthopaedic doctors treat the whole body. Orthopaedic spine surgeons devote themselves to the spine. By specializing, spine surgeons are able to become more familiar and experienced with conditions of the spine, instead of diluting their time with other areas of the body. Studies have shown that doctors who perform the same procedures more frequently, get better outcomes. Therefore, it makes sense to see an orthopaedic spine surgeon, as he/she will likely be more familiar with your condition, plus statistically is likely to achieve better surgical outcomes.  If you are looking for a qualified and professional orthopedic spine surgeon in Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale, you have come to the right place.


2. Qualifications

Dr. Hepler is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. This means that he has met high standards. When choosing an orthopedic spine surgeon, having a Board Certification is a good indication of the doctor’s patient outcomes. Dr. Hepler is also Fellowship Trained in the area of spine surgery. This means that he has additional training and experience specific to spine/back injuries.  Dr. Hepler is also considered one of the leading orthopedic spine surgeons in Palm Beach County, with vast experience in back surgery in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, and the surrounding area.


3. Outcomes

Dr. Hepler has a history of very good outcomes for his patients with spine/back injuries. Because Dr. Hepler works exclusively with conditions and injuries of the spine, he has a lot of  experience with effectively diagnose the cause of the condition, injury, and/or pain, and equiped with the training and experience to develop an effective treatment program. As a last resort, orthopedic spine surgery is an option, for which Dr. Hepler also has a very strong record in terms of positive outcomes.