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    Band-Aid Back Surgery is Backed by Dr. Thongtrangan, our Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. We call it Band-Aid Back Surgery because the 1/2 inch incision can literally be covered with a band-aid! And, Dr. T uses a laser in most surgeries! Now that's priceless!

    Consult with Dr. T and you will receive a personalized and honest spine evaluation. You can trust Dr. T will offer the least invasive and best possible options for pain relief, and answer all your questions.

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Pain presents itself in many different ways, at different times and in many cases is triggered by specific activities. Modern Spine Medicine will be happy to answer your questions in conjunction with a personal phone call follow up with one of our doctors. Please answer the questions as accurately as possible.

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Has your back or spine started to ache over time? Or did your pain begin suddenly without notice?
Has an injury or accident left you suffering with aging and pain?

What conditions or symptoms are you suffering from?

  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Stenosis
  • Spine Arthritis
  • Cervical Radiucolopathy – Neck and Arm Pain
  • Myelomalacia
  • Sciatica – Back and Leg Pain
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Sacroiliac (Si) Joint Pain
  • Foot Drop or Loss of Strength and Function
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Lumbar radiculopathy (Back and Leg Pain)

With a quick call and a new patient visit, you’ll have an accurate an honest diagnosis of your spine. Imagine, being confident about your condition, options and confident in Dr. T’s expertise and a clear road map for recovery.

As a leader in the community since 1997, our multi-disciplinary team has been helping our community and changing lives. It is our passion and vision to bring to Phoenix, Arizona the latest in technology and techniques for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.

Why Modern Spine Medicine and how do we work?

Has your back or spine started to ache over time? Or did your pain begin suddenly without notice? Has an injury or accident left you suffering with aging and pain?

How We Work

You will receive a personal one-on-one conversation with our concierge Doctor or concierge patient coordinator about the pain and symptoms you are currently experiencing and discover how we can be the perfect fit to help restore your lifestyle.

Meeting the concierge team is the next step in discovering the best Minimally Invasive and Laser Spine Surgery options. A detailed physical exam will be provided to identify exactly ‘where’ your pain is being generated from. You will have quality time to tell our Dr. T. the nature of your pain, when it started and reason for onset, what you have been doing to help treat it.

Your entire care is ‘backed’ by our Fellowship-Trained Spine Surgeon, Dr. T. and his team of highly trained Pain Specialists. We are ready to take amazing care of you from the type of surgery needed, to the expected recovery time. All your questions will be answered and addressed.

Our concierge financial and benefits team is committed to the ‘NO SURPRISES’ rule! We have 25 years of experience and know what questions to ask and how to collect accurate information. This is a service to each patient and our goal is to save you as much money as possible and provide the care you deserve for what your insurance is obligated to cover.

What You’ll Get with Modern Spine Medicine and Dr. T.

By contacting Modern Spine Medicine, you’ll receive:

  • Detailed Physical Exam for Spine Surgery and Treatments
  • Professional Assessment physical condition by our Dr. T.  and his team of Specialists
  • Recommendation for Diagnostic Testing to confirm pain generators and injuries
  • Customized treatment and surgical recommendations
  • ONE-ON-ONE educational time with Dr. T. to answer questions and together discuss your options. We encourage you to bring a family member.
  • Convenient On-site Out-Patient Surgery Center for all Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Spine surgeries under the supervision of Dr. T at Modern Spine Medicine. Easy scheduling and no wait times.
  • A personal account representative will be assigned to you for any insurance questions. Complete financial overview will be given to show you the savings we can offer and what your out-of-pocket costs will be. Be strongly believe in ‘NO SURPRISES’ and bills after your surgery.
  • Comfortable and caring staff to support you through your surgery and recovery in our new out-patient surgery center.

Most Commercial Insurances Accepted

Flexible, personalized, 0% interest payment plans

Same Day Appointments Available

During Dr. Thongtrangan’s fellowship at the world-renowned Stanford University Medical Center, he gained experience in complex spinal reconstruction, scoliosis, tumor and revision surgery for patients who have undergone previous spinal surgery without success. He then went on to complete an additional fellowship in Orthopedic Spine at the prestigious Texas Back Institute where he had an opportunity to focus on minimally invasive techniques and artificial disc replacement.

He’s also Fellowship-Trained in Adult Reconstruction at University of Minnesota where he mastered his surgical skills in hip and knee replacement and was Fellowship-Trained in Orthopedic Trauma at the Medical College of Virginia. As a resident at the esteemed Medical College of Virginia, he was given the ‘Best Resident Award’ based on his excellent patient care, surgical and teaching skills.

During his free time, Dr. T. loves watching and playing soccer, reading and cooking Thai food. He also loves traveling and learning about new cultures. He has a plan to perform mission work in Asia and South-East Asia.

But What Makes Modern Spine Medicine the Best?

Our genuine compassion and care for our patients and experienced skill level.

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Why Dr. Thongtrangan and Modern Spine Medicine?


Dr. Isaada Thongtrangan, MD (also known as Dr. “T”) has achieved the highest level of training in neck and back surgery completing fellowships in both Orthopedic and Neurosurgical Spine Surgery

  • Orthopedics Residency: Medical College of Virginia
  • Fellowship-Trained Neurosurgical Spine Surgery: Stanford University Medical Center
  • Fellowship-Trained Orthopedics Spine Surgery: Texas Back Institute
  • Fellowship-Trained in Adult Reconstruction: University of Minnesota
  • Fellowship-Trained in Orthopedics Trauma: Medical College of Virginia


Don't let pain get you down. Contact us today to see how we can help.

Pain presents itself in many different ways, at different times and in many cases is triggered by specific activities. Modern Spine Medicine will be happy to answer your questions in conjunction with a personal phone call follow up with one of our doctors.

Please answer the questions as accurately as possible.

What Are Our Patients Saying?

About Modern Spine Medicine

As a multi-disciplinary team, we understand that pain can change and destroy a person’s life. It is discouraging to watch our patients, friends and family suffer in pain. We know we can make a difference and help provide the best education and options available. We offer Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, namely Endoscopic Microdiscectomy and Endoscopic Rhizotomy procedures. Our non-surgical treatments offered are therapeutic and diagnostic injection medicine therapy. These include epidural steroid injections, non-steroidal injections, nerve blocks and ablations, joint injections, and trigger point injections. We also offer many other procedures for pain relief. Stem cell therapy or regenerative medicine are great option for healing and have become very popular with patients over the past few years. We offer many options as well for stem cell therapy and PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and our Specialists can discuss all treatments.

We are passionate about giving life back to our community every day. We specialize in most types of pain, including neck and back pain, arm and shoulder pain, leg, hip and knee pain, as well as headaches and migraines. We treat pain from Car Accident or Wreck Injuries, Sport Injuries, Workman’s Comp and daily wear and tear.

We are excited to be known by our patients and referring Primary Care Physicians as Top Doctors and Top Pain Specialists in Phoenix. We are also proud to have great relationships with other pain centers like Arizona Pain Specialists, The Pain Centers of Arizona, Arizona Pain Centers, Advanced Pain Management, Sonoran Spine, Barrow Neurosurgical Institute and many neurospine surgeons and orthospine surgeons.

Modern Spine Medicine at Arizona Pain Treatment Centers has been serving the greater Phoenix area since 1997. We have patients under our care that live in Phoenix, North Phoenix, Scottsdale, Peoria, Glendale, Maryvale, Tolleson, South Phoenix, Mesa, East Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, Apache Junction, Tuscon, and even Globe.

We are commitment to making a difference and being the difference in all of our patient’s lives and their family and friends lives. Thank you!