Fellowship-Trained Spine Surgeon
Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. John Regan during his medical career was one of the key physicians within Texas Back Institute, the first spine specialty clinic in the United States. Over the following years, Dr. Regan was a partner in this physician-owned spine Center of Excellence as it grew quickly from 1986 to 1995 to become the largest and most respected spine center in the world. Texas Back Institute was featured by Fortune, Forbes, NBC, ABC, CNN, USA Today, Good Housekeeping and other national magazines as a national spine center of excellence.
In 2001, Cedars Sinai Institute in Southern California recruited Dr. Regan to relocate to Southern California and help the hospital create a similarly respected spine program for the Los Angeles region. For the next four years, as Director of the Cedars Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, Dr. Regan helped Cedars Sinai improve their spine program accordingly for the Los Angeles area.
In 2005, because of the demand for his expertise as a spine surgeon by patients traveling cross country, Dr. Regan left Cedars Sinai and set up a busy spine specialty practice in the affluent city of Beverly Hills. For the past seven years he has cared for patients visiting from across the United States. Dr. Regan also has upon request of dignitaries in the Middle East, has traveled to those countries to train other spine surgeons in spine surgery.
Dr. Regan's academic background includes a bachelor's degree from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY. He then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta and also an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Regan is one of the few surgeons in the U.S. to complete two fellowships in spine: one fellowship in spine trauma at A.O. International Hospital in Switzerland, and another at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore. A fellowship is the highest level of medical training available.