Back Pain Centers of America announces new network member Minimally-Invasive Spine Care

Press Release

Aug 18, 2016

Network consists of selected healthcare practices nationwide to serve patients in need of spine care

ATLANTA, GA – August 18, 2016 – 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 Minimally-Invasive SpineCARE® is the newest member of the Back Pain Centers’ network with multiple locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Minimally Invasive SpineCARE has helped thousands of patients that have been living with pain for months or even years. The treatments have short recovery periods and are generally performed as outpatient procedures.

“We are happy to have been selected to join the Back Pain Centers of America network,” says Douglas Won, M.D., founder and CEO of Lumin Health and its newest division, Minimally Invasive SpineCARE. “This will allow more people to learn about our innovative spine practice and the most technologically advanced surgical procedures we offer such as the groundbreaking LuMINI™ Micro Invasive procedure, which makes use of the smallest incision (3 mm) of its kind and has been lauded as one of the most advanced treatments available today for spine surgery. Back Pain Centers of America helps to educate those who suffer from back and neck pain on symptoms, treatments and conditions and helps them to locate us to determine if they are a candidate for our procedures.”

“Minimally-Invasive SpineCARE has an outstanding medical team and staff,” says Brent Wheeler, President of Back Pain Centers of America. “We are delighted to have this team in our network to help people find relief from their debilitating neck and back pain. We serve the patient community and seek to only have reputable, experienced practices in our network.”

Dr. Won is dual fellowship-trained physician and board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He obtained his medical degree at University of Texas at Galveston, and completed his residency at Washington University in St. Louis. Won also completed dual fellowship training, focused on cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, in degenerations and deformities of the spine as well as minimally- invasive spine surgery. In addition, Won was chosen as Super Doctor by Texas Monthly and as one of America’s Top Orthopedist/Spine Surgeons by Research Consumers’ Council of America.

Minimally Invasive SpineCARE team of surgeons and specialists also includes Hiroyuki Yoshihara, M.D. Ph.D., Jose Reyna, Jr., M.D., Christina Bartis, M.D., Jay Bhatla M.D., Justin Thompson, M.D., Samir Desai, PA-C, MHS, and Peter Rhee, PA-C, CNA.

About Minimally-Invasive SpineCare

Minimally Invasive SpineCARE® is Dallas-Fort Worth’s premier spine center and is a member of the Lumin Health companies. Minimally-Invasive SpineCARE’s physicianowned and operated clinics are dedicated to innovative and effective cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine relief. The fellowship-trained and Board-certified physicians have successfully treated over 20,000 patients to date. Lumin Health companies include OrthoCARE, and Star Medical Center. 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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