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Hyun W. Bae, M.D.

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The Spine Institute Center for Spinal Restoration
2811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 850
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Speaks: Korean and English

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About Hyun W. Bae

Dr. Bae is a national leader in minimally invasive surgery, motion preservation technology, artificial disc replacement and non-fusion technologies. As a leading researcher in stem cell repair of degenerative disc disease and the use of growth factors to treat spinal cord injury, he has been published extensively in top journals and presented at many national and international meetings. Dr. Bae was among the first to use growth factor tissue engineering for intervertebral discs, multi-level artificial disc replacement for both the lumbar and cervical spine, and other novel medical devices for dynamic stabilization and minimally invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Bae earned a bachelor’s degree in biomechanics from the Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He then went on to earn his medical degree, cum laude, at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Bae completed his surgical internship at North Shore University Hospital and his orthopaedic surgical residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. He completed his spine fellowship at Case Western Hospital in Cleveland.

Dr. Bae has written numerous articles based on his research as well as presenting on behalf of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is researching the use of adult stem cells in the regeneration of nervous tissue in spinal cord injuries.
Medical School

Yale University


North Shore University Hospital


Hospital for Special Surgery


Case Western Reserve University

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
The Spine Institute Center for Spinal Restoration
2811 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 850
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Affiliated Locations

Providence Saint John's Health Center