The spine surgeons at Orthopedics Northwest in Yakima have years of experience of spine surgery serving patients in Yakima.
Meet Our Spine Surgeons
Michael A. Chang, MD, PhD
Dr. Chang received his undergraduate degree from New College of Florida and his medical degree at Mayo Medical School at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he also completed the Residency program in Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Chang then completed a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the University of California in San Diego. He is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Chang has an orthopedic practice with emphasis on surgeries of the spine, including the neck and lower back. He has a special interest in degenerative conditions of the spine, computer-assisted spine surgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery.
Todd B. Orvald, MD
Dr. Orvald received his undergraduate degree from Duke University in Durham, NC, and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed a surgical internship as well as residencies in General Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center. He also completed Pediatric Orthopaedic and Orthopaedic Pathology Fellowships at Duke University Medical Center. He has also served in the United States Army Medical Corps.
Dr. Orvald is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Orvald has a general orthopedic practice with an emphasis on joint replacement surgery.