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Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D.

Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D.

Nicknamed “Dr. Fix-It” by The Red Bulletin, Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D. makes an art of helping the world’s most elite athletes return to push the boundaries of performance. The neurological spine surgeon, recognized globally for his thorough diagnoses and pioneering minimally invasive approach, is quickly redefining sports medicine, one champion at a time. Dr. Bray founded the state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) in 2006 located in Los Angeles, CA.

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Artificial Discs

Considering Artificial Disc Replacement? Here’s what you need to know.

Are you one of the 75.7 million adults suffering from neck or back pain? Has your doctor determined that your pain is the result of damage to the discs in your spine? When treatments such as...

Artificial Discs

How to Select a Surgeon for Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery

When you’re considering artificial disc replacement, finding the right surgeon is essential. You’re literally placing yourself in your surgeon’s hands, so you want someone whose skills and...

Spine Health

UnitedHealthcare Patients Can Benefit from Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Are you a UnitedHealthcare patient who’s considering spine surgery? When it comes to taking care of your health, it’s essential to make fully informed decisions about your medical treatments. So...

Spine Health

3 Indications that You Need Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery

Did you know that a huge component of your surgeon’s job takes place before a single incision has even been made? Selecting the right surgical procedure for your individual case is necessary to...

Artificial Discs

5 Things to Know About Artificial Disc Replacement

If you’re like most people, you probably never gave much thought to your intervertebral discs until you experienced a problem. These spongy structures sit in between the vertebrae of your spine,...


Patient Story: Ruby Rose Visits DISC for Two Herniated Discs

Ruby Rose, popular actress and model best known for her roles in Orange is the New Black and Pitch Perfect 3, doesn’t stay still for long. Recently, she’s been working on filming Batwoman, a...

Artificial Discs

When to Get a Second Opinion about Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery

When it comes to your health, making informed decisions is important, especially when it involves serious matters like surgery. So if you’re considering spine surgery, such as artificial disc...

Herniated Discs

8 Ways to Deal with Sciatica and Sciatic Pain

If you’ve experienced sciatica, or sciatic pain, you’ve no doubt looked for ways to relieve it. The longest nerve in your body, the sciatic nerve starts in your lower back and branches off to run...

Artificial Discs

Five Steps that Make for a Successful Artificial Disc Replacement

Are you considering artificial disc replacement surgery? If you’ve had ongoing pain originating from a disc in your spine and conservative treatments haven’t helped, surgery may be an option. But...

Patient Education

Listen to a Podcast Featuring Dr. Bray

“Imagine going into the doctor in the morning to check in for spine surgery, and then going home that night and sleeping in your own bed. It seems totally unfathomable to have a serious spine...

Patient Education

What Does it Mean to be Over 7 Feet Tall in the NBA - Hear from Dr. Bray

What is it like being an athlete over 7 feet tall? According to David Gardner of Bleacher Report, it is both a blessing and a curse. In Gardner’s recent article on how the demand for extremely...

Patient Education

6 Things to Do Before You See a Spine Surgeon

Have you decided you’re tired of living with your chronic neck or back pain and are ready to enlist the help of a spine surgeon? Congratulations! You’ve just taken the first step toward feeling...