Paul Saiz, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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Dr. Saiz is the only Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Spine Surgeon in New Mexico. He is Fellowship trained in Spinal Reconstructive Surgery and Musculoskeletal Oncology and is Spine Physician for New Mexico State University. He is a member of the North American Spine Society Coding Committee and former member of the Practice Management Committee of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Saiz is an expert and consultant in porous metal implant usage in Spine Surgery (Zimmer, K2M, Cerapedics).

Education

  • BS: University of Notre Dame

  • MD: Baylor College of Medicine

  • Internship: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona

  • Residency: Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program Phoenix, Arizona

  • Fellowship in Spinal Reconstructive Surgery: Sonoran Spine Center

  • Fellowship in Musculoskeletal Oncology and Reconstruction: Rush. Presbyterian- St. Luke’s, Chicago, Illinois

Board Certifications

  • Board certified in Orthopedic & Spine Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Cervical Disease

  • Thoracic Disease

  • Lumbar Disease

  • Spine Tumors

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Paul Saiz, MD

14 days ago

Blog

Robotics and Technology in Spine Surgery – does it help?

The following blog was published in September 2019: As I prepare for my annual North American Spine Society meeting this September, the buzz appears to be Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics. Whether it’s in journal...

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Paul Saiz, MD

14 days ago

Blog

What excites you about the future in Spine Surgery?

Spine is an interesting specialty. Currently, either an Orthopedic Surgeon or Neurosurgeon can call themselves a Spine Surgeon. Back in the day, responsibilities in the spine world were divided up between Orthopedic Surgeons (Orthopods) and...

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Paul Saiz, MD

26 days ago

Blog

What would you do for a living if you weren’t a doctor?

This question is interesting because I am looking at it from the lens of somebody in their 50’s. If you had asked me this in college I would have said doctor. Since my late 20’s...

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Paul Saiz, MD

1 month ago

Blog

What problems do physicians face that Doctorpedia can solve?

In my opinion, the biggest obstacle to effective spine care is misinformation. Compared to other subspecialties (for example: Joint Replacement), Spine is still in its infancy. Non-established treatment methods and outdated myths still persist. For...

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Paul Saiz, MD

14 days ago

Blog

Robotics and Technology in Spine Surgery – does it help?

The following blog was published in September 2019: As I prepare for my annual North American Spine Society meeting this September, the buzz appears to be Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics. Whether it’s in journal...

Read Blog
Paul Saiz, MD

14 days ago

Blog

What excites you about the future in Spine Surgery?

Spine is an interesting specialty. Currently, either an Orthopedic Surgeon or Neurosurgeon can call themselves a Spine Surgeon. Back in the day, responsibilities in the spine world were divided up between Orthopedic Surgeons (Orthopods) and...

Read Blog
Paul Saiz, MD

26 days ago

Blog

What would you do for a living if you weren’t a doctor?

This question is interesting because I am looking at it from the lens of somebody in their 50’s. If you had asked me this in college I would have said doctor. Since my late 20’s...

Read Blog
Paul Saiz, MD

1 month ago

Blog

What problems do physicians face that Doctorpedia can solve?

In my opinion, the biggest obstacle to effective spine care is misinformation. Compared to other subspecialties (for example: Joint Replacement), Spine is still in its infancy. Non-established treatment methods and outdated myths still persist. For...

Read Blog
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