Carmina Angeles, MD, is a surgeon on The NeuroSpine Institute in Eugene, Ore. She has a professional interest in minimally invasive procedures for treating common spinal conditions, including degenerative diseases and stenosis. She is trained to perform cervical disc arthroplasty and treats patients with more complex pathology, such as scoliosis. She also specializes in performing complex spinal decompression and stabilization.
She also practices at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend and McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield. She's board certified in Oregon, Arizona, California and Texas.
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Angeles is a member of North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. She earned her medical degree at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., and completed her residency in neurological surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Her additional training includes time working in spine neuro-oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and a fellowship in spine and periphera nerve surgery at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif.
Dr. Angeles believes patients play a crucial role in determining which treatment will be best for them. She asks her patients to take responsibility and ownership of their care by encouraging questions and participation.
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Spine Surgeon Leader to Know: Dr. Carmina Angeles of The NeuroSpine Institute FeaturedWritten by Heather Linder | August 06, 2012
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