Dr. Michael Gordon trained at Johns Hopkins University and USC Spinal Cord
Injury Center, and has been at the leading edge in spinal surgical technology
since he began practice in Newport Beach in 1987. He specializes in a
range of spinal surgeries from minimally invasive to complex deformities
of the cervical and lumbar spine.
Having performed more than 8000 spinal surgeries, Dr. Gordon has extensive
experience in complex reconstructive spinal instrumentation surgery of
the cervical and lumbar spine as well as disk replacement, adult deformity
and degenerative scoliosis.
“For patients with disk herniations Dr. Gordon has performed more
than 1,500 outpatient minimally-invasive spinal surgeries.”
He has been a clinical instructor for Medtronic/Kyphon, and has consulted
for several national spinal instrumentation companies. He has assisted
in the design of spinal pedical screw implants and currently is the only
surgeon at Hoag Hospital expert in minimally invasive Kyphoplasty fracture
Dr. Gordon has three college-age children (Harvard, Williams College, Brown
University) and lives with his wife in Newport Beach. He and his wife
are founding members of the Sage Hill School in Orange County. In his
leisure time he is an avid photographer, skier and pianist.