Dr. William S. Muir, MD
is Board-Certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons & fellowship trained Pain Management Expert for 30 years. He graduated from Brigham Young University with honors after he completed a graduate program at Stanford University in physical therapy. He practiced physical therapy in Las Vegas for several years prior to attending medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Kristie Coarasa, PA-C
is a Board-Certified Physician Associate who was born and raised in Southern California. Kristie graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and then completed her Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Southern California.
Javier Avila, MS, PA-C
is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine. He received his postgraduate physician assistant training at the Western University of Health Sciences. Javier has over 18 years of combined experience in Orthopedics, Spine, and Pain Management.
We make every attempt to identify "the source of the problem." this allows us to be more effective in treatment and to accurately tell the patients what their options are including the pros and cons of each option.
Our office truly cares for each patient and only offers care that we would offer family members or friends with similar problems. we exhaust all conservative treatment before offering surgical options. We put the patient first and paramount.
William Muir, MD, spine surgery coordinates treatment plans that are individually designed for each of our patients.
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