Choosing the Right Minimally Invasive Spine Specialist

“The key to successful spine treatment is choosing the right surgeon,” says Dr. Peloza. “All of these techniques require extensive training and require a steep learning curve. You have to know what you are looking at and know what to do. This is for dedicated spine specialists who train their entire careers to get to this point.”

“Be sure the surgeon is specialized in minimally invasive spine surgery. Choose a surgeon who is credentialed and published in scientific publications, creating intellectual property, developing and improving techniques and technologies and recognized by his peers. This is an indicator the surgeon is a proven leader in his field.”

Patients from all over the country and internationally come to Dr. Peloza because of his reputation for leading edge, minimally invasive spine treatments. His office is conveniently located in Chesterfield. MO.

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John Peloza, M.D.

Internationally-recognized orthopedic spine surgeon, John Peloza, M.D., has been on the true forefront of spine medicine since 1996, by being a pioneer of true minimally-invasive surgical technologies and by utilizing comparative effectiveness research. Dr. Peloza collects clinical research data on all treatments and procedures, and therefore is able to diagnose and offer patients options based on this research.

“We are able to offer our patients options and predictably successful outcomes based on years of valuable clinical research and data collection as well as published spine literature,” says Dr. Peloza. “Often, patients don’t even need surgery and we treat them non-surgically.” His evidence-based medicine includes the completion of many clinical trials that meet strict FDA criteria.

A pioneer in minimally invasive spine surgery, Dr. Peloza has helped launch several minimally invasive technologies such as the Serengeti® Minimally Invasive Retractor System, and the RAVINE™ Lateral Access System and serves as an investigator on many nationwide clinical research trials regarding the spine. He has been selected as a “Best Doctors In America” every year since 2001, a “Top Surgeon” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America each year, one of the “50 Best Spine Specialists in America,” a Texas “Super Doctor”, and has consistently been voted as one of the “Best Doctors in Dallas” and “Best Doctors in Collin County” by D Magazine every year since 2003.

Dr. Peloza, a renowned figure in the field of spinal health, has significantly contributed to the medical community through his series of peer-reviewed articles published on These articles, which reflect his deep expertise and years of experience, offer valuable insights into the latest advancements and treatment methodologies in spinal care. His work not only underscores his commitment to research and education in spinal health but also serves as a vital resource for both medical professionals and patients seeking to understand complex spinal conditions and their treatments. Dr. Peloza’s dedication to sharing knowledge and advancing the field is evident in each article, making them a must-read for anyone interested in the latest developments in spinal health.

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