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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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Patient Education

How Good Postural Balance Can Prevent Equestrian Injury

Equestrianism is a high-risk sport — one in five riders will get injured at some point in their equestrian career, according to a study performed by the Department of Surgery at Oregon Health and...

Artificial Discs

The Quick Guide to Artificial Disc Replacements

If you’re suffering from chronic back or neck pain, a surgical solution may be the best treatment, depending on several factors. An Artificial Disc Replacement (ADR) is an efficient procedure to...


What to Expect from a Consultation With a Top Spine Surgeon

If you’ve been dealing with persistent back or neck pain, scheduling a consultation with a spine surgeon is an important first step—not only to get you the care you need but also to help you pick the...

Herniated Discs

How Top Surgeons Treat Herniated Discs in Newport Beach, CA

When you are searching for a solution to a problem, the advice of experts can come in very handy. So, if you are trying to find the best treatment for a herniated disc, it helps to know how top...


Is It Safe to Go to the Doctor’s Office For Non-COVID Care Right Now?

The country is gradually emerging from lockdown, with almost every state rolling out phased reopening plans for schools, entertainment venues, and non-essential retailers. But what about a doctor's...


What Should One Expect After ALIF Surgery?

Lower back pain can literally be a pain in the you-know-what. It is estimated that around 80 percent of people deal with some form of back pain in their lifetime—but only certain individuals require...

Artificial Discs

What Is Degenerative Disc Disease and What Are the Long-Term Effects?

At one point or another, we all experience some type of lower back or neck pain. And although a few aches and pains are hardly cause for concern, in some cases they can be indicative of a larger...

Spine Health

What Is Laser Spine Surgery? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Most cases of back or neck pain will resolve without the need for surgery, but for some people, surgery may actually be the best treatment. If you fall into this category and have been contemplating...

Lumbar Spine

Treatment Options for Lumbar Back Pain

Did you know that lumbar back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide? There’s no denying the impact this common condition can have on your everyday life. If you’ve been dealing with lumbar...

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 expertise...

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...