Advanced Spine Institute Joins Back Pain Centers of America Network

Press Release

Dec 1, 2015

Houston spine practice helps patients with neck and back pain to find relief through minimally-invasive and non-invasive procedures; joins national network

ATLANTA, GA – December 1, 2015 – Back Pain Centers of America (BPC), which connects people searching for solutions to their neck and back pain to find a reputable physician in their area, announces that Advanced Spine Institute in Houston, Texas is the newest member of the Back Pain Centers’ network.

“We are excited to become a part of the Back Pain Centers of America network,” says Robert Talac, M.D. Ph.D. and Chief of Surgery at Advanced Spine Institute (ASI). “This will help more people to learn about our minimally-invasive and laser spine treatments and to find us. Back Pain Centers of America is a national network which helps to educate patients on treatments, conditions and symptoms, and helps them to locate top medical facilities such as ASI to determine if they are a candidate for our procedures.”

Dr. Talac, formerly of the Mayo Clinic, completed training in orthopedic surgery at University of California, San Diego, CA and fellowship training in spine surgery at Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH. He has been practicing in the United States since 1999. Prior to that he was in his home country of The Czech Republic and attended Medical School of Masaryk University in Brno. He completed general surgery training as well as fellowship training in surgical oncology in Europe. Dr. Talac earned a Ph.D. in Biophysics from Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. In addition, he has a diploma in minimally-invasive surgery from University of Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France.

“Advanced Spine Institute has an outstanding medical team and staff,” says Brent Wheeler, President of Back Pain Centers of America. “We are delighted to have the expertise of Dr. Talac and his team in our network to help people find relief from their debilitating neck and back pain. Dr. Talac has a unique patient commitment to see them himself within forty-eight hours. His focus is on the individualized needs of each patient.”

About Advanced Spine Institute

Advanced Spine Institute offers comprehensive restorative spine care using innovative techniques and the latest methods of treatment. This comprehensive spine care includes neck and back pain, carpal tunnel and workers compensation. ASI has three office locations throughout the greater Houston area, including North East: 1485 FM 1960 Bypass Road East, Suite 260 Humble, TX 77338, North West: 3117 College Park Drive #200 The Woodlands, TX 77384, and South West: 7830 West Grand Parkway South Suite 150 Richmond, TX 77406. For more information, go to

About Back Pain Centers of America

Back Pain Centers of America (BPC) has helped people find safe, reliable relief for chronic pain since 2009. The call centers match patients searching for relief for neck and back pain to reputable, board-certified healthcare practices in their geographic area. BPC has the largest network of minimally-invasive spine centers in America. This service is free to patients. For more information for patients, please visit For spine practices interested in joining the network, please visit Also follow BPC on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.

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