is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is fellowship trained in spine surgery and also performs total joint replacement. He is affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Irvine Regional Hospital, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, and Pacific Hospital of Long Beach. Dr. Mudiyam has been in private practice in Orange County since 1984.
Since 1993, Dr. Mudiyam has been performing Outpatient Microdiskectomies
for herniated disks with no overnight stay. He is one of the few surgeons
in Orange County that performs Kyphoplasty, a new minimally invasive surgical
treatment for vertebral compression fractures. (please see Favorite Links).
Dr. Mudiyam is an experienced member of the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery
Program at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital utilized mostly by our Jehovahs
Witness patients. Below is a list of the most common types of surgeries
that Dr. Mudiyam performs:
Lumbar Fusions with and without instrumentation
Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
Total Knee Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Fusions with instrumentation
Total Hip Replacement
Interspinous Process Decompression
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
Click to view Dr. Mudiyam's Curriculum Vitae
Shawna M. Johnson, P.A.-C., M.P.A.P. ,
is a board certified physician assistant who assists Dr. Mudiyam in his Orthopaedic practice, including patient follow-ups, new patient visits, minor procedures, injections and assisting in surgery. She is also a certified group exercise instructor, specializing in Mat Pilates. Like Dr. Mudiyam, she is on staff at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, as well as Pacific Hospital of Long Beach.
Click to view Shawna Johnson's Curriculum Vitae
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