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Hyun W. Bae, MD
The Spine Institute at Saint John's Health Center
Santa Monica, CA

About Hyun W. Bae, MD

A board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Hyun W. Bae, MD specializes in minimally invasive microsurgery and in the treatment of cervical and lumbar spinal disease.

Dr. Bae began his medical studies at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences where he graduated with a degree in biomechanics. He then went on to earn his medical degree, cum laude, at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Bae completed his surgical internship at North Shore University Hospital and his orthopaedic surgical residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He completed his spine fellowship at Case Western Hospital in Cleveland.

Dr. Bae has written numerous articles based on his research as well as presenting on behalf of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is researching the use of adult stem cells in the regeneration of nervous tissue in spinal cord injuries.

Case Studies Presented by Hyun W. Bae, MD

Central Canal and Foraminal Spinal Stenosis at L3-L4

Presented by: H. Bae MD
A 67-year-old retired male presents with back and bilateral buttock pain with bilateral posterior thigh pain. Back pain radiates into the back of both legs for about one-and-one-half years. Pain is significant while standing, and he experiences pain when walking.

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