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Michael D. Burdi, M.D.

Dr. Burdi specializes in surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine and general orthopedic surgery.

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, North American Spine Society
  • Member, California Orthopedic Association
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, California Medical Association

Dr. Burdi is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of California San Diego and went on to complete a Spine Surgery Fellowship with Dr. Courtney Brown at Panorama Orthopedics in Golden, Colorado. He is trained in both operative and non-operative management of spinal disorders and, in addition, has training in minimally invasive techniques and disc replacement surgery, including cervical disc replacement surgery. Dr. Burdi strives to make any surgery as least invasive as possible and to minimize lengths of stay. Many procedures can be done on an outpatient basis! Dr. Burdi believes in a multidisciplinary approach to spinal disorders in order to provide his patients with the maximum benefit from their treatment.

Read the "Sciatica" Article written by Dr. Burdi appearing in the June, 2009 issue of Physician LinkNews

Dr. Burdi has a web site to educate and help you with questions you may have.

In the News

Local grateful patient seeks spine specialist

After his chronic lower back pain suddenly worsened, a local grateful patient sought spine specialist Dr. Michael Burdi’s help. "I remember I had a really bad cold and every cough was agony. I needed an expert."

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Spine Conditions & Procedures


  • Laminectomy, Fusion- Instrumented
  • Laminectomy, Fusion- Uninstrumented


  • Cervical Laminectomy, Fusion- Instrumented
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Lumbar Laminectomy, Fusion- Instrumented
  • Lumbar Laminectomy

Degenerative Disc Disease(DDD)

  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Disc replacemen

Herniated Disc

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy, Fusion- Instrumented (ACDF)
  • Posterior Cervical Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Partial Discectomy


  • Lumbar Laminectomy, Fusion- Instrumented
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Partial Discectomy


  • Lumbar Vertebral Body Replacement


  • Thoracic Laminectomy and Instrumentation
  • Thoracic Vertebral body Replacement(Anterior)


  • Derotation with Instrumentation



Community Orthopedic Medical Group

26401 Crown Valley Parkway,
Suite 101
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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