BY IRVING WEEKLY STAFF
Irving, Texas. September 4, 2014 –
IRVING, TEXAS (September 4, 2014)… Physician review site Vitals.com has selected Dr. Douglas Won as one of the top 10 local orthopedic doctors. Dr. Won is the founder and director of SpineCARE, a nationally acclaimed spine center headquartered in Irving, Texas, and chief medical officer of Star Medical Center, a surgical hospital in Plano. Top 10 doctors are selected based on the feedback from patients who visit Vitals.com to find a new doctor and/or share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews.
Vitals.com presents the top 10 doctor tribute to “differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care,” according to the award notification. Top 10 doctors are recognized within their specialty and geographic group.
“The physician review website Vitals.com is a valuable and trusted resource and I’m honored that they and their readers have chosen me to represent them as a top 10 doctor,” said Dr. Won.
With more than 15 years of experience in medicine and more than a decade specializing in back health, Dr. Won is skilled in helping people manage back pain. Approximately 95% of Dr. Won’s patients are treated non-surgically, but when surgery is necessary, Dr. Won employs the most non-invasive methods possible. He helped develop endoscopic laser spine surgery and was the first surgeon in Texas to perform it with a 3mm incision – the size of a grain of rice.
Dr. Won is one of the most highly trained spine specialists world-wide, having completed fellowship training in spine surgery at William Beaumont Hospital’s Spine Center, as well as fellowship training in cervical spine surgery, microscopic spine surgery and spinal deformity surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency through Washington University SOM/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, received his Doctor of Medicine from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, and holds undergraduate degrees from Northwestern University and Harvard University.
In addition, Dr. Won is actively involved in the community, serving as a mentor, a board member of Irving Schools Foundation and a clinical assistant professor at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He holds leadership positions with a number of professional organizations, including a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, distinguished fellow of the American College of Surgeons, board member of the American Board of Surgery and co-founder of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Treasury. Other memberships include the North American Spine Society, Texas Medical Association, Texas Orthopaedic Association and the International Association of Orthopedic Surgeons.
An affiliate of Lumin Health in Irving, Texas, SpineCARE is a nationally acclaimed, comprehensive spine center dedicated to providing the most effective answers to back and neck problems. The practice is associated with Star Medical Center, a new surgical hospital in Plano, Texas, and OrthoCARE, which focuses on orthopedics, foot and ankle care, and sports medicine. For more information, call 1-888-600-6474 or visit www.spinecaredfw.com, www.starmedcenter.com or www.orthocaredfw.com.
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