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2811 Wilshire Blvd Suite 930
Santa Monica, Ca 90403

Welcome to Spine Group Beverly Hills

As one of the primary physicians of the first spine specialty clinic in the United States, John Regan, MD, is considered a pioneer in minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques. Dr. Regan, a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon, and former director of Cedars Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders, offers his expertise at Spine Group Beverly Hills in Los Angeles County with offices in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica.

Dr. Regan is one of few surgeons in the United States to complete two fellowships in spine care — the first in spine trauma at A.O. International Hospital in Switzerland and the second at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Regan went on to become a key physician at the Texas Back Institute, a nationally recognized spine center.

He earned his medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse and completed both his internship and residency in internal medicine at Emory University affiliated hospitals in Atlanta. He also completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Focused on providing the highest quality medical care, Dr. Regan offers comprehensive surgical evaluations and treatments for a variety of conditions, including spinal stenosis, herniated discs, spinal fractures, and scoliosis. He specializes in both minimally invasive and traditional open surgeries to restore a patient’s mobility and quality of life.

Dr. Regan continues to share his knowledge of spine surgery techniques, traveling to the Middle East at the request of dignitaries to train other spinal surgeons. He also focuses his efforts on researching new approaches to reduce patient recovery time and improve surgical outcomes. Dr. Regan highlights his expertise in The Atlas of Endoscopic Spinal Surgery and The Atlas of Minimally Access Spine Surgery, his published books in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery.


About John Regan, MD

About John Regan, MD




    Dr. Regan is one of the few surgeons in the U.S. to complete two fellowships in spine: one fellowship in spine trauma at A.O. International Hospital in Switzerland, and another at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore.



    Dr. Regan is a pioneer and leading authority in the field of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS), developing a number of new surgical techniques that reduce the size of the incision and enable the patient to be home the same day.

Patient Success Stories



    Bill is an active professional. In his free time, he enjoys running and working out in the gym. But for several years he had experienced chronic pain and discomfort along with a tingling sensation in his right cheek and shoulder. This was a major distraction in Bill’s life and he was eager to resolve the cause of his symptoms.



    Alex is a successful chiropractor and has spent years helping others with musculoskeletal conditions return to activity. On Christmas Day in 2010, while trying to save a man from drowning, Alex was injured. Only, he didn’t realize at the time the severity of his injury.



    In 2002, Carylyn began having sore muscles in her back and shoulders. At first she attributed it to her active lifestyle, including long hours sitting at a computer. She also started having difficulty breathing along with an elevated heart rate, even while at rest.



    He began having mild back pain in 2008. Even with the pain, John continued to stay active by working out with is personal trainer who selected special exercises that can actually help relieve back pain symptoms. He also tried giving his back some rest. Unfortunately, John’s back pain did not go away, in fact, he started having shooting pain into his legs.



    Patrick has a family history of scoliosis, so his parents were careful to keep a watchful eye on his spine during his growing years. He was diagnosed with scoliosis as a teenager. When he was a sophomore in high school, X-rays of his spine revealed his curve to be 50 degrees.


5 Risk Factors That Can Lead to a Herniated Disc
5 Risk Factors That Can Lead to a Herniated Disc

Herniated discs happen when the inner portion of the intervertebral disc bulges out of the outer shell. Knowing your risk factors is your first step in reducing your risk of rupturing a disc. Here are five risk factors you need to know.

5 Ways to Manage Osteoarthritis Neck Pain
5 Ways to Manage Osteoarthritis Neck Pain

Osteoarthritis in your neck can make even the most mundane tasks at home or work painful. If you’re struggling with neck pain, keep reading to learn five ways to manage osteoarthritis neck pain.

All About Thoracic Disc Herniation
All About Thoracic Disc Herniation

You might be familiar with the term disc herniation, but did you know that discs can become herniated anywhere along your spine? Read on to learn more about a specific type of herniation: thoracic disc herniation.


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "I am forever grateful! He has incredible training, widespread experience, and is devoted to using his skills to help people."

    Cynthia W.
  • facebook

    "If you are fortunate enough to get an appointment with this amazing doctor -- do it. He is a master, the Yoda of back surgeons."

    Brenda N.
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    "Dr. Regan is my hero. He has allowed my mobility and ability to work full time for so many years now!"

    Bev W.
  • Yelp

    "Best surgeon on earth. Excellent care. He has done many surgeries for me and all have been a success."

    Leslie L.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. John Regan is a terrific surgeon. I would recommend him to anyone having back issues."

    David L.
  • Vitals

    "Could never have found a better doctor. Dr. Regan is an incredible talented surgeon and not only that, but is the most caring physician I have ever encountered."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Regan is a professional, very knowledgable and experienced. I wouldn't go to any other Orthopedic surgeon or office."

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Spine Group Beverly Hills
2811 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 930
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Phone: 424-238-3281

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