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for Scoliosis/Kyhposis/Spinal Deformity

Scoliosis/Kyhposis/Spinal Deformity
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines 1. PT program for axial back pain.
2. Surgical referral for severe deformity
3. Surgical referral for progressive deformity
4. Surgical referral for persistent pain
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit 1. Please estimate amount of deformity i.e. degrees of curvature
2. Bring in old X-rays
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)  
Appointment Timeframe First Available
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: For first available spine surgeon: 734-936-5780
For specific physician please contact office directly
Clinic Location Sites Taubman - Orthopaedic Surgery
UM Consulting Physician Rakesh D Patel, M.D.
Revised on: 01/14/2015