Meet Kimona Issa, MD

Dr. Kimona Issa is a fellowship trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, who treats patients of all ages with a variety of orthopedic & spinal conditions.

Dr. Issa obtained his Bachelors of Science from the University of California at Los Angeles. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Following, he completed his residency at St. Joseph's Orthopedic Surgery Residency at St. Joseph's University Medical Center. He further completed his spine surgery fellowship at the Norton Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dr. Issa is a nationally & internationally known researcher, with hundreds of publications in a variety of orthopedic and spine literature.

Dr. Issa believes in building strong relationships with his patients to help them develop a health plan that fits their lifestyle and meets their goals. He enjoys listening to patients and getting to know them to help provide them better care. Dr. Issa enjoys sports, playing the piano, and family reunions.

Special interests include:

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery.
  • Computer-assisted navigation spine surgery.
  • Revision and corrective spine surgery.
  • Scoliosis and deformity correction.
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
  • Anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion.
  • Anterior cervical disc arthroplasty.
  • Posterior cervical instrumentation.
  • Laminoplasty.
  • Thoracic spine instrumentation.
  • Anterior, posterior, and extreme lateral lumbar interbody fusion.
  • Oblique lateral and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
  • Laminectomy and discectomy.
  • Laminoforaminotomy.
  • Spinal cord stimulator placement.
  • Facet joint injections, medial branch block, and selective nerve root block.

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