Dr. Duane D.H. Pitt, MD - Scottsdale, AZ - Spine Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Duane D.H. Pitt, MD

Spine Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
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At Desert Institute for Spine Disorders, we specialize in conservative spine treatment for neck and low back pain, including trunk stabilization physical therapy, various types of medications, activity modification, and therapeutic injections.There are a number of surgery options available to the patient who has not responded to the available conservative treatment programs and often benefit positively from skillfully applied spine surgery intervention. Allow Desert Institute for Spine Disorders help you regain your lifestyle.Our MissionIf you are suffering from acute or chronic neck, back, arm, or leg pain, scoliosis or other spine deformity, or a herniated disc, allow Desert Institute for Spine help you feel good again. Our goal is to reduce your pain and return you to your normal activities as soon as possible. We provide services for all who live locally in the Phoenix metropolitan area, nationally, and internationally.Led by Dr. Duane D.H. Pitt, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., Lt. Col. (Ret)
who you will see on your first visit and he will develop your plan of care. Dr. Pitt is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and his spine practice has focused on prevention, conservative medical management, and all surgical techniques available for the spine.EDUCATION & MEDICAL TRAININGPostdoctoral Fellowship in Spine SurgeryUniversity of Southern California, University Hospital (1999-2000)Postdoctoral Training in Orthopaedic SurgeryLoma Linda University Medical Center (1995-1999)Postdoctoral Training in General SurgeryLoma Linda University Medical Center (1994-1995)Medical Doctorate DegreeUniversity of California Irvine College of Medicine (1994)PROFESSIONAL POSITIONSMedical Director of Spine Services, HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn, Shea, Thompson Peak (2006 - 2011)Spine Surgeon, The Orthopaedic Clinic Association, P.C. (2001 - 2006)Spine Surgeon, The Spine Institute of Arizona (2000 - 2001)
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Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 4
  • 30 years of experience
  • 15 insurances accepted
  • speaks English, Spanish
  • University Of California Irvine College Of Medicine
  • 3 specialties
  • 16 areas of expertise
  • 3 board certifications
  • 1 hospital affiliation
  • 1 location

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Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner


Desert Institute For Spine Disorders, PC

8573 E Princess Dr Ste 221 Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted by Dr. Duane D.H. Pitt

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS AZ Neighborhood Network MRF
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connect Network - AZ
  • PPO/EPO Statewide
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO


Dr. Duane D.H. Pitt has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Duane D.H. Pitt has the following 16 areas of expertise

  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Laminectomy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Joint Replacement
  • Herniated Disc
  • Scoliosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bone Fracture
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Osteoarthritis


University Of California Irvine College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1994

Loma Linda University Medical Center


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