A Welcome from our Medical Director, Dr. Rafath Baig, MD
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 – Dr. Rafath Baig, MD, medical director of Desert Spine and Scoliosis Center (DSSC). Dr. Baig leads the DSSC team by example with a strong work ethic and emphasis on patient care. Dr. Baig utilizes a range of modern Orthopedic Spine Surgery techniques, offering potential avenues for relief for patients suffering from a range of conditions of the spine, including spinal stenosis, scoliosis and other causes of neck and back pain.
While there are a number of phoenix spine surgeons in Arizona, potentially making your choice of spine specialist challenging, Dr. Baig emphasizes his believe that several key factors differentiate DSSC from our peers. This includes our range of Orthopedic Spine Surgery techniques and our consistently high standards in surgical care. Above this, however, Dr. Baig is most proud of our superb patient care. We believe that behind every case of neck and back pain, whatever the name of the specific diagnosis, there is a story of a patient whose life has been tremendously limited by pain. While Dr. Baig aims to resolve painful conditions of the spine, his overriding objective is to restore patients’ lives.
As an organization, Desert Spine and Scoliosis Center sees each patient as an opportunity to further establish our facility as the most caring venue in the metro Phoenix area for spine care. Dr. Baig works closely with our partner surgical facilities, including Mountain Vista Medical Center, Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Banner Desert Medical Center, Arizona Orthopedic Surgical and Specialty Hospital, and Scottsdale Shea Medical Center, to provide our patients with a seamless, convenient and caring patient experience. We are constantly at work on minimizing patient wait times in our offices compared to other local facilities as well. Put simply, we realize that no patient enjoys the process of visiting a doctor’s office, least of all when they are suffering from severe neck and arm pain, back pain, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, sciatica or any source of severe spine related pain. We realize that you want relief fast, and we will take every reasonable measure to make this happen.
One of the clearly demonstrable ways in which our spine surgeons demonstrate their commitment to superb patient care is in the area of patient safety. DSSC considers every reasonable measure to ensure that your spine surgery is as safe and as successful as possible. This includes the use of several, innovative surgical technologies, including cutting-edge neurophysiologic intraoperative monitoring. This modern technology is only utilized by certain, up-to-date spine surgeons who utilize the technology to markedly enhance the safety of every surgical procedure.