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Mark B. Dekutoski, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon
The CORE Institute
Pheonix, AZ

About Mark B. Dekutoski, MD

Dr. Mark Dekutoski is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic spine surgeon.

Dr. Dekutoski received his medical degree from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and completed a general surgical internship and residency at Wayne State University School of Medicine. In addition, he completed fellowship training at the Twin Cities Scoliosis Spine Center, University of Minnesota as a John H. Moe Clinical Spine Fellow.

Case Studies Presented by Mark B. Dekutoski, MD

Recurrent Back Pain in a 15-year-old Female Athlete

Presented by: M. Dekutoski MD
A 15-year-old female athlete presented with recurrent back pain (>18 months). The original onset was in playing basketball, and when she stopped playing, it improved. She re-injured her back in the spring. How would you treat her?

Retired Truck Driver with Progressive Axial Low Back Pain

Presents with Radiculopathy, and Cauda Equina Syndrome
Presented by: M. Dekutoski MD
The patient is a 66-year-old male retired security truck driver. He underwent an L3-S1 in situ fusion for leg pain and spondylolisthesis 30 years prior to presenting in our office. He now has a primary complaint of pain that worsens with activity and at the end of the day.

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