Fusion. To a gourmet chef or a nuclear physicist, the word is filled with delight.
However, to patients with debilitating back pain, the word fusion can invoke overwhelming anxiety and apprehension and instill a deep fear that life as they know it may never be the same again.
Darren Bergey, M.D., is intent on changing that mentality. As the Directory of Spinal Surgery at Rancho Specialty Hospital, Dr. Bergey spends his days not only educating patients about their condition, but also empowering them to make informed decisions about their care and their long-term treatment plan.