Dr. David Hanscom is a retired board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the surgical correction complex spine problems in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He has expertise in adult and pediatric spinal deformities such as scoliosis and kyphosis. A significant part of his practice was devoted to performing surgery on patients who had undergone multiple prior spine surgeries.
He is the focusing his efforts on bringing effective medical treatments for chronic mental and physical pain back into mainstream medicine. He has published two books and developing resources for patients and providers to make the best decisions about their care with regards to chronic disease. His books are:
· Do You Really Need Spine Surgery? Take Control with a Surgeon’s Advice (2019)
· Back in Control: A Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain, 2nd edition (2016)
· Back in Control: A Spine Surgeon’s Roadmap Out of Chronic Pain (2012)