Orthopaedic Surgeon in Plano, Texas (TX)

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Jack Zigler MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Texas Back Institute
    6020 West Parker Road, Suite 200 Second Floor
    Plano, Texas, 75093 - United States
    Phone: 972-608-5000

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Jack E. Zigler, M.D. is a board certified and fellowship trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon and Co-Director of the Center for Disc Replacement at the Texas Back Institute. Dr. Zigler was instrumental in bringing artificial disc replacement to the United States (US) and implanted the first ProDisc artificial disc in the US, and has taught the procedure to several hundred surgeons around the world.

Dr. Zigler earned his Medical Degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY, graduating Cum Laude. He completed his residency in Surgery at the Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center and then served as a resident and Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. Dr. Zigler was the Arnold Fellow in Spine Surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Zigler is President of the International Society for the Advance of Spine Surgery and formerly sat on the Board of Directors of the Cervical Spine Research Society. He is a Past President of the American Spinal Injury Association, and served on the Scientific Program Committee for the Spine Arthroplasty Society.

He is on the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Spine Surgery. Dr. Zigler has written over 75 published articles, 27 textbook chapters, and presented his research at more than 300 spine society meetings around the world.

Dr. Zigler is a former Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Southern California, and the former Chief of the Spinal Injury Service at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center.

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  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
  • Medical Center of Plano
  • PRSC