A qualified professional, Dr. Zachary Lovato achieved his medical education from Oklahoma State University in 2012. After medical school, he completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Mercy St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, followed by an adult deformity and spinal reconstructive surgery fellowship at Sonoran Spine Center in Tempe, Arizona. Since 2018, he has catered to the community of El Paso.
Artificial cervical disc replacement surgery is a procedure where the damaged intervertebral disc is removed and replaced with an artificial implant. The surgery relieves neck pain as well as restores the normal range of motion of the neck.
Anterior cervical discectomy with fusion is an operative procedure to relieve compression or pressure on nerve roots and/or the spinal cord due to a herniated disc or bone spur in the neck. The vertebra is approached from the front (anterior) of your neck.