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The Doctors – Dr. Melamed Performs Rare, Complex Scoliosis Surgery

Those coping with pain or tension from scoliosis can usually treat spinal deformity with conservative treatments, like torso bracing, physical therapy, yoga or chiropractic care. While surgical procedures are rare, it takes expert knowledge of anatomy to perform corrective surgery for serious scoliosis cases. In this video, Top US Spine Surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed uses his expertise to perform open back surgery on a teenager named Gabby who suffered from double scoliosis of the spine.