Eliminating Pain

"What pain I am in today? Zero."

If you suffer from neck or back pain, Deuk Spine Institute is here to help. Our team of expert doctors and physicians are standing by to help you take your first steps toward a pain-free life.

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Eliminating Pain

"What pain I am in today? Zero."

If you suffer from neck or back pain, Deuk Spine Institute is here to help. Our team of expert doctors and physicians are standing by to help you take your first steps toward a pain-free life.

- No Patient Left Behind -

No Patient Left Behind

Deuk Spine Institute accepts patients with any insurance including all of the following:

• Blue Cross Blue Shield
• Aetna
• Tricare
• Medicare/Supplemental Plans
• Personal Injury/Auto Accident

• United Healthcare
• Cigna
• Workman’s Compensation
• Humana
• No Insurance/Minimal Coverage

We are prepared to treat any patient that is ready to be out of pain. Your insurance provider may not pay for some services that are provided by the Deuk Spine Institute, but we are willing to help steer you in the right direction towards effective, affordable treatment.

Why Deuk Spine Institute?


Zero complications in seven years of laser spine surgery.


No overnight hospital stays.


On site open MRI and interventional pain management specialists.


Board certified surgeons with a passion for premium patient care.

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The Deuk Laser Disc Repair Difference

Unlike other laser spine surgery techniques, Deuk Laser Disk does not damage or weaken the spine by drilling through bone. The result? Patients go home stronger than ever, and ready to move on with their lives.

Dr. Ara Deukmedjian believes there is no greater curse than living with chronic, daily pain. He invested in the surgical tools and state of the art facility needed to make his patented laser spine surgery technique available to more patients.

Dr. Patel has board certifications in sports medicine, physiatry, pain medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine, and interventional pain management. He is an expert in ultrasound diagnosis and injections.

The Deuk Spinal Fusion Difference

Not every patient is a candidate for laser spine surgery. We offer the best fusions in the world with respect to outcomes & patient comfort. Our fusion patients never have to go to the hospital, and go home the same day.

Our Mission

At Deuk Spine Institute, we take a patient-first approach. Why? We’re driven by a human desire to help and heal others. Our expert team of neurosurgeons and physicians believe in changing lives for the better. The only way to achieve that is by taking the time to focus on what the patient needs — whether that’s a surgical procedure or a pain management therapy. We’ve brought relief and hope to thousands of patients through the years by offering the highest level of care available to those suffering from chronic back and neck pain.

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The Outpatient Experience

Deuk Spine Institute has had zero complications in over ten years of laser spine surgery. Our infection rate is zero. How is that possible? At our state of the art outpatient surgery facility, patients experience unprecedented care. Every surgical patient is assigned his or her own nurse for one on one care.

Our physicians control the level of care, without jumping through the hoops of hospital administration. The result is safer, more effective procedures and a focus on quality of care. Learn more about the outpatient experience at Deuk Spine Institute.

Latest Posts From Our Blog:

  • “I can now get up from a chair and just walk with no pain or stiffness. It is something that has changed my life. I can play golf, bowl, simply turn around, dance with my wife, pick up something off the ground, and many other things that most take for granted. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You have allowed me to be able to live my life pain free again.”


  • “I have always been a very active person until this horrible back pain took over my life. When I had my MRI read I was told I would never be that active person again that I once was. Then I met you and I was sure I had found the best doctor to fix my back, I was not wrong! After surgery I am feeling better than I ever have.”


  • “I just want to thank you for inventing Deuk Laser Disc Repair. You have completely changed my life from the shell of the person I was till now after surgery. I just want to thank you for putting yourself into the patient’s shoes and doing the right thing.”




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