For more than 10 years, Orthopedic Specialists of North County (OSNC) has provided care to help patients live active lives in the face of debilitating pain.
“When I started OSNC, there were only five orthopedic surgeons and now we have 14,” said Dr. Neville Alleyne, president of the group and chief of orthopedics at Tri-City Medical Center. “Our mission is the ‘restoration of motion’ and all of our specialists are focused on providing the best quality of care for the patients we treat.”
“We are committed to investing in the latest technologies, such as the Mazor Robotic Renaissance® surgical guidance system for minimally invasive spine surgeries. In collaboration with Tri-City Medical Center, we were among the first in the US to offer this procedure. We also train and proctor physicians from across the country on using the Mazor robotic system.”
“This procedure has been life-changing for many patients suffering from degenerative disc conditions, kyphosis, scoliosis, spinal canal narrowing, spondylolisthesis or vertebral compression fractures,” added Dr. Alleyne. “It allows them to return to doing the things they enjoy and resolves their pain.”
His philosophy of care is to treat all patients as if they were a member of his family. “Each of my patients gets my undivided attention and all of their questions are answered,” said Dr. Alleyne. “Most of the time when they leave, they have an excellent understanding of the disease process and the treatment plan that we have outlined for them.”
That philosophy may have been instilled in Dr. Alleyne at a young age.
“When I was in elementary school, I was enamored with the TV show, Ben Casey, and just knew that I wanted to go into medicine and specialize in neurosurgery,” said Dr. Alleyne. “During medical school, my focus changed to orthopedics as I enjoyed working with athletes and helping people with sports- or work-related injuries get back to leading active lives. My passion has always been spinal surgery, which is the most difficult and risky area in orthopedics, and this led me to become a pioneer in robotic spine surgery.”
“At OSNC, our entire team is focused on providing a high-tech, high-touch approach to patient care,” said Dr. Alleyne. “Individuals from all walks of life come to our office and trust us to accurately diagnose and treat them.”
Visit the offices in Oceanside (3905 Waring Road, Oceanside, CA 92056); Carlsbad (6121 Paseo Del Norte
Carlsbad, CA 92011); Encinitas (351 Santa Fe Dr., Suite 100, Encinitas, CA 92024). Call (760) 724-9000
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