Dr. Jonathan Hyde

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Miami Beach, FL
31 years experience male

Locations

Miami Spine Specialists

Aventura, FL

Address

2801 NE213th Street, Aventura, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Fax

3056749793

Insurances accepted

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Office

Miami Beach, FL

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

184 Answers
261 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Not really: Many people have non-symptomatic neck popping and cracking (including myself!). You are probably sensing the normal motion of the cervical facet joint... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Piriformis syndrome can be due to nerve root irritation associated with the sciatic nerve. If physical therapy modalities do not help, then the cause ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Posture: While at work, make sure that you are sitting with good posture. Also, make sure that if you are working with a computer, that the screen is elevated... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Maybe: Cortisone injections (why 3?...There is no standard to do 3 shots.) can help the inflammatory process of the nerve roots irritated by the disc hernita... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
No: Disc degeneration occurs naturally, and there may be genetic associations to this occurance. Injuries may also cause the start of the degeneration. Th... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Probably: I do not recommend cracking your back, or having manipulative treatments, particularly after a spinal fusion. A fusion permanently stiffens the segmen... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Carefully: There are different ways to perform an epidural injection. The most common way is with a loss of resistance technique, in which an epidural needle is... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: The outcome of a spinal fusion can be related to the re-alignment of the spine in what we consider sagittal and coronal planes. Spinal deformity surge... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: It is usually safe to have an epidural with a spondylolisthesis. The best way to be safe is to have a spine specialist review your films and give reco... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: The term "double layer herniated disk" is not commonly used. Terms commonly used are contained, extruded, and sequestered. In cases with a disc recurr... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: The pain associated with a spinal fracture can vary. It depends upon the type and severity of fracture sustained. A compression fracture casued by os... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Various: If you've failed pain injections and are waiting for surgery, you may want to speak to your doctor about non-narcotic medications. These can be pain ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Variable: A dorsal column stimulator can help in cases of back and leg pain that have poorly responded to advanced treatments such as surgery. If a temporary t... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Safe: Scoliosis should not be aggravated by exercises to your shoulders. The only exception would be a rare condition, sprengel's deformity, where there is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Doctor: Talk with your surgeon. They can tell you the limitations and expectations, if you undergo a procedure. They should also inform you on where the proce... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
About 2 hours: Most myelograms are performed in a radiology facility by a radiologist trained in interventional procedures. The procedure may involve a tilting radio... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Uncertain: Most spine surgeries have risks and benefits, most often based upon peer reviewed literature. Most facilities that offer these "laser" procedures shou... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Degeneration: An annular tear is a radiographic term for a bright zone on certain MRI sequences performed of the spine. It is not necessarily a torn annulus, but mo... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Variable Recovery: The neurologic symptoms of a disc herniation, including that of pain, dysthesia, and weakness, often demonstrate dramatic recovery with a laminectomy ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Interventional: The doctors most commonly performing discography are interventional pain doctors. They may be anesthesiologists, physiatrists, radiologists, and some... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
PLIF procedure: A posterior lumbar interbody fusion (plif) is a procedure in which an unstable lumbar segment is fused in conjunction with a decompressive laminectomy... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Weeks to months: Recovery from a spinal fusion can be considered in two phases. The first would be a recovery from the pain of the procedure, which varies based upon ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Lumbar Pain: You can be physically fit and have serious back pain. It can be due to anatomic problems, and can also be due to a work-out program that needs to be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Not common: I have had occasional patients report some flushing and night sweats after epidural injection. If they continue or become assiciated with fevers, chil... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Lumbago: Sounds like you need an evaluation. The best advice would be to see a spine specialist. Most likely a good course of conservative non-operative measu... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Time: Most patients with coccyx issues respond well with nsaids, pelvic floor strengthening therapy, and injections....But the most important aspect is time... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: Spinal fusion, in the correctly indicated patient, can significantly help for multiple spinal pathologies. Overall, it is a very successful procedure ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Disc pain: Imaging studies, such as MRI or ct scanning, may not fully correlate with back pain complaints. A discogram is used to determine if a disc pathology ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Varies: It depends on the cause of the back pain. Issues such as arthritis, instability (spondylolisthesis), scoliosis, and fractures are sometimes better di... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
See spine surgeon: The two studies referenced (buchbinder and kallmes) had some serious issues pertaining to the study design and were not reviewed by peer journals more... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Prepare: The best advice is to check with your surgeon. Most would recommend cessation of anti-inflammatory medications and blood thinning medications between... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Required: When seeing a doctor for low back pain, an examination is needed. Such an examination includes at least an evaluation of gait, posture, testing for l... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Pain: Sciatica refers to pain along the distribution of the sciatic nerve. Commonly it refers to pain starting in the buttock and traveling to the back of t... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: Recovery from the surgical wound pain is usually 1-2 weeks. The resumption of work and/or activities is dependent upon your doctor, type of fusion, an... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Not Harrington: Most current spine surgeons do not use harrington instrumentation, since there are better corrective techniques with modern instrumentation. With a m... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
No idea: Using a backpack with having a spinal fracture depends upon what the fracture and where it is located. If the fracture is acute, it's doubtful that a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Doctor: Speak with your doctor. Spinal surgeons routinely operate with microdiscectomy procedures, but when you do an internet search, you will find many alt... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Treatments: Other than medication.....Treatments can range from therapy (physical, chiropractic, osteopathic), injections, alternative treatments (accupuncture, e... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Preferably Not: Narcotics are not a great treatment for sciatica and/or back pain. I try and avoid narcotics in the majority of patients, with the exception of acute ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: The pain described may be due to a disc problem in the neck. The symptoms are consistent with cervical radiculopathy. Sometimes, this can be due to a... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
2nd opinion: If you have been recommended to have back surgery and have unanswered questions, it may be wise to seek out a second surgical opinion.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Observation: Most "edema" in a disc space after a discectomy are part of normal MRI post-operative findings, and correction is not necessary. Sometimes with clinic... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: Dowager's hump (thoracic kyphosis) can be reversed, but entails a significant surgical procedure. It is a structural deformity, which does not respon... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Low, but occur: The risks should be discussed with your surgeon. They include, but are not limited to, blood loss, infection, recurrent herniation, dural tear, nerve... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Evaluation: When trauma is sustained to the back, it is important to be seen either in the er or with a spine specialist. Most traumatic injuries to the back, are... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Either: I have no specific recommendations for ice or heat, both are good modalities (in moderation...I have seen skin problems with excessive use of ice or h... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: There are non-spinal origins of low back pain, and having abdominal inflammatory issues can relate with symptoms of back pain. Other non-spinal causes... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Specialist: If you have been going to pain management, then you should have had tests, injections, etc for presumptive diagnoses such as disc disease, facet syndr... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Surgeon: If you are having severe abdominal pain and are badly constipated, please get immediately evaluated by either your surgeon or your primary provider. I... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: The term "lumbar degenerative disc disease" is a very broad and non-specific category with varying levels of severity and symptoms. Most patients are... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hyde is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hyde is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you-your answer was perfect! I received a myelogram yrs. before, was allergic to the contrast, but it wasn't explained well.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I couldn't find anything for bad head aches, on the back of my head, on the left side
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks for your quick reply i have seen a doctor and apparantly its a problem at birth

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

LONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1997

Awards

America' Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
Top Orthopedic Spine Surgeon , Third Place, Florida - Summer
2013
Top Orthopedic Spine Surgeon , Second Place, National - Spring
2016

Affiliations

North American Spine Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Society of Lateral Access Surgeons
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