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DISC Sports and Spine Center (DISC) is one of America’s foremost providers of minimally invasive spine procedures and advanced arthroscopic techniques. Our individually picked, highly specialized physicians apply both established and innovative solutions to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate their patients in a one-stop, multi-disciplinary setting. With a wide range of specialists under one roof, the result is an unmatched continuity of care with more efficiency, less stress for the patient, and a zero MRSA infection rate.

Recent Posts


Dr. Todd Peters and New Administrator Join DISC

Renowned spine surgeon Dr. Todd Peters joins as physician partner and surgical services pro Andre Schotte becomes the ASC's administrator.DISC Surgery Center at Newport Beach ("DISC") continues to...


DISC Doctors Earn Prestigious Recognition

Multiple DISC physicians have been honored by Southern California Super Doctors and OCMA’s Physicians of Excellence.


A Conversation with Dr. Luke Macyszyn

Dr. Luke Macyszyn has recently joined DISC's team of esteemed doctors. Playing a key part in the creation of UCLA's Complex Spine Program, he will help DISC continue its mission in expanding...


DISC Surgery Center Goes In-Network with Cigna

The new DISC-Cigna relationship expands patient access to the highest standards of musculoskeletal care in a state-of-the-art outpatient setting.


What is a Herniated Disc?

A herniated disc is a painful, often debilitating condition where a fragment of the soft nucleus of an intervertebral disc pushes through the tough outer annulus. In other words, the tissue between...


Accomplished UCLA Neurosurgeon Dr. Luke Macyszyn Joins DISC

Dr. Macyszyn will have an integral role in DISC's soon-to-launch LA surgery center, where he will help redefine the gold standard of minimally invasive surgery.


Karen Reiter Honored as ASC Leader of the Year

The prestigious award from OR Manager recognizes Reiter’s efforts in taking a quality-first approach to developing DISC’s high-acuity spine model for the outpatient world.

Patient Education

Artificial Disc Replacements: The Future of Spine Care

If you are among the thousands suffering from chronic pain and limited mobility caused by a degenerative and/or herniated disc, it may be time to consider a surgical alternative. Artificial disc...


DISC Supports CASA's Children Wellness Philanthropy Event

DISC was a proud sponsor of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Celebration 2022, which was held at Vea Newport Beach on August 27th. The annual gala's mission is to serve abused, abandoned, and...


DISC Presents: 55th Governor's Cup

DISC was proud to sponsor Governor's Cup for another year. The 55th annual Governor's Cup was again held at Balboa Yacht Club in Newport Beach. The week of sailboat racing included dozens of...


Dr. Shifflett Named as Top Doc in LA Magazine

Dr. Shifflett was named as a Top Doctor in Los Angeles Magazine. Although unsurprising, making the Top Doctor list in Los Angeles marks a significant milestone in Dr. Shifflett's career. Read the...


DISC Breaks Ground On Next-Level ASC In Los Angeles

The new Marina del Rey surgery center will feature a safe, modern design and elevated patient experience when it opens in early 2023.