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Dr. Jonathan Hyde

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Miami Beach, FL
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Miami Beach, FL

Address

4308 Alton Road, Suite 830, Miami Beach, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Neighborhood Health Plan

AvMed Health Plan

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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

231 Answers
329 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Surgeon: Two weeks post-operative is a very short time, so I am not surprised that pain is still present. As far as erectile function is concerned, it could be... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Usually not: Most tiny protrusions are part of normal anatomic findings which may be reported by a radiologist. The only concern would be in conditions where the s... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
DDD: Sounds like your doctor started a back pain workup. The film needs to be personally reviewed to help verify what is the "pain generator". Then a trea... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Lump: Please see a doctor to examine this area and to order tests and/or a biopsy.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Depends: A broken back is a vague term, since there are many forms of vertebral fracture. With more severe injuries requiring surgery, such as with spinal cord... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Preop Prep: Particularly in orthopaedics, we are specific about pre-operative preparation, and it can vary based upon the surgery planned. There are suggested pre... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Treatments: Other than medication.....Treatments can range from therapy (physical, chiropractic, osteopathic), injections, alternative treatments (accupuncture, e... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Symptoms: Random occurring low back pain that is immobilizing can be from spinal or abdominal issues. Besides issues such as disc pathology or lumbar instabilit... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Testing: The only ways to tell if you have a herniated disc are based upon imaging tests, and to have your surgeon actually review the films (reports may not b... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Probably not: I am not a big advocate of "cracking" the spine, since there are occasions where after manipulative cracking where I have been consulted and have had ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Probably not: Usually nerve root blocks do not worsen the condition that you are being treated for. If your symptoms worsened, then you may be having some nerve i... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Interesting: A disc issue in the neck should not cause vertigo or dizziness. It can, in severe cases, cause issues with ambulation and gait stability. As far as c... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Website: A great resource for a back exercise program is at www.Knowyourback.Org which is sponsored by the north american spine society.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Spondylolysis: Most cases of pars defects (spondylolysis) are acquired stress reactions from hyperextension activities. Some may be congenital (dysplastic), but the ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Cervical issue: The upper back pain and upper extremity symptoms may be consistent with a disc issue from the cervical spine. Seek out a specialist to evaluate.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Cancer and Pain: If you are a smoker and are having upper back pain, then you do need an evaluation to rule out lung cancer. If you are not and are having chronic upp... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Conservative: Ankylosing spondylitis is a progressive condition mainly treated by rheumatologists. It is not due to trauma, but can be aggravated by trauma. The s... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Evaluation: You need to be evaluated by a spine specialist. The pain may not be related to the history of uti. This may be structural in nature.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Possibly: A c4/5 herniation that is causing spinal cord compression can cause paresthesia in the arm(s) and sometimes the leg(s). With an appropriate surgical d... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Conservative: Most patients with a diagnosis of disc herniation do not need surgery. Unless there are significant neurologic symptoms such as severe or progressive ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Pain Source: There are many causes to back pain. They can range from a simple sprain to more involved pathologies. Those can include disc herniation, arthritis, i... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Not really: For acute back pain, bed rest can help. I do not recommend more than 24-36 hour of bedrest, since prolonged bedrest has its own complications (blood ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Piledriver Injury: I would recommend an evaluation with at least a neurologist for the headache. Such injuries transmit high energy force up the spine, and often i see ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
See doctor: If you have back pain that is "crippling", then i would advise that you seek out a spine specialist immediately. There are many causes for severe back... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
T4 endplate fracture: Usually this is due to some type of compressive force, often mionr if associated with osteoporosis. Most heal within 6-12 weeks, and sometime bracing ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 years experience
Hairline: Fractures of the spine that are called"hairline" most often relate to injuries of the posterior aspects of the vertebral elements. Those are usually t... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 29 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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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hyde is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 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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