Meet Our Doctors

One of the country’s premier spine experts, Dr. Scott Katzman, M.D., and his award winning team of surgeons and medical staff, specializes in minimally invasive procedures and pain management, offering a comprehensive program that uses the latest in research, technology and treatments – from non-surgical treatments to gentle, minimally invasive surgery with an incision smaller than a postage stamp.

Dr. Scott Katzman, MD
Dr. Michael Thomas
Dr. Monica McPahail-Pruitt
Lewjack Dorrance
Dr. Scott Katzman, MD

Dr. Scott Katzman, MD

Dr. Scott S. Katzman received his Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of California at San Diego in 1985. He attended medical school at Jefferson Medical College, graduating in 1989. He did his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Arizona and became a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in 1996. Dr. Katzman specializes in both minimally invasive spine surgery and laser… Read More


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Dr. Michael Thomas, MD

Dr. Michael Thomas received his B.A. in Biology from William Jewell College in 1987. He graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 19911. He completed his residency in Neurosurgery at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Schneider’s Children’s Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Thomas became a board certified Neurological Surgeon in 2001… Read More


Dr. Monica McPahail-Pruitt

Dr. Monica McPhail-Pruitt, MD

As a graduate of Northwest University and a detailed graduate of studies completed at University of Michigan Medical Center, Dr. Monica McPhail-Pruitt is an important part of the OLSS surgical team. Her expertise in anesthesiology makes many of our diagnostic and therapeutic procedures possible. She not only administers anesthesia services but also provides perioperative pain management… Read More


Lewjack Dorrance

Dr. Lewjack Dorrance, PA

Lewjack was born in Nairobi, Kenya, and raised overseas until moving to the US at age thirteen. After receiving a B.A. from the University of North Carolina, Lewjack attended Duke University’s Physician Assistant program, graduating with honors in 1988. He has 23 years surgical experience, primarily in orthopaedics, with research experience in evaluation and design of orthopaedic prostheses… Read More


Reason #9 to Choose OLSS

We have one of the most experienced surgeons in the nation offering Percutaneous Discectomy

Dr. Scott Katzman is one of the ten most experienced surgeons worldwide offering this revolutionary treatment… Read More

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