For more than 10 years, North County Orthopedic Specialists (OSNC) provided care to help patients lead 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, group president and chief of orthopedics at Tri-City Medical Center. “Our mission is ‘motion restoration’ and all of our specialists are focused on providing the highest quality of care to 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. Together with Tri-City Medical Center, we were among the first in the United States to offer this procedure. We also train and monitor doctors across the country on the use of the Mazor robotic system.
“This procedure has been life changing for many patients suffering from degenerative disc disease, kyphosis, scoliosis, spinal narrowing, spondylolisthesis or vertebral compression fractures,” added Dr. Alleyne. “It gets them back to doing the things they love and resolves their pain.”
Her philosophy of care is to treat all patients as if they were a member of her family. “Each of my patients receives my full attention and all their questions are answered,” Dr. Alleyne said. “Most of the time when they leave they have a great understanding of the disease process and the treatment plan we have set out for them.”
This philosophy may have been instilled in Dr. Alleyne at a young age.
“When I was in elementary school, I was in love with the Ben Casey TV show, and I knew I wanted to go into medicine and major in neurosurgery,” Dr. Alleyne said. “While in medical school, I turned to orthopedics because I enjoyed working with athletes and helping people with sports or work-related injuries get back to an active life. My passion has always been spine surgery, which is the most difficult and risky field 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, tactile approach to patient care,” said Dr. Alleyne. “People 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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