A Contemporary Approach to Spine Surgery

Dr. Paul is on the cutting-edge of minimally invasive spinal surgery. He is widely-recognized for his work in the field and is the recipient of many prestigious awards. Dr. Paul and his team provide superior care combined with medical expertise that together provide an unmatched patient experience. Dr. Paul believes the only way to treat patients are as if they are his own friends and family and he proudly maintains this philosophy of care to this day.

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Paul and his team provide superior care combined with medical expertise that together provide an unmatched patient experience. Dr. Paul believes the only way to treat patients are as if they are his own friends and family and he proudly maintains this philosophy of care to this day.

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Philosophy of Care

Contemporary Compassionate Care & Experience

Duly Health and Care (formerly DuPage Medical Group) gives Dr. Paul’s patients have many of the integrated and technological advantages of a larger corporate practice. However, his team and office function with the intimacy and personalized care of the four generations that preceded him. Although trained and educated at elite institutions, his office and team prefer to behave with an understated pride and the humility his patients deserve. Furthermore, Dr. Paul, and his team, have made a firm commitment to the community and its elderly. While some other reputable and high profile practices refuse medicare and/or medicare products, Dr. Paul’s team chooses to follow its heart and ethics in embracing our senior citizens.

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Philosophy of care

Contemporary Compassionate Care & Experience

Duly Health and Care (formerly DuPage Medical Group) gives Dr. Paul’s patients have many of the integrated and technological advantages of a larger corporate practice. However, his team and office function with the intimacy and personalized care of the four generations that preceded him. Although trained and educated at elite institutions, his office and team prefer to behave with an understated pride and the humility his patients deserve. Furthermore, Dr. Paul, and his team, have made a firm commitment to the community and its elderly. While some other reputable and high profile practices refuse medicare and/or medicare products, Dr. Paul’s team chooses to follow its heart and ethics in embracing our senior citizens.

Meet the surgeon

Dr. Paul and his experienced team of Physi­cian Assis­tants and nurs­es bring a strong reputation to the Chicago area. As Chair of the DuPage Med­ical Group Spine Surgery Depart­ment, he is work­ing to use his extensive exper­tise in min­i­mal­ly-inva­sive surgery to improve the patient expe­ri­ence.

Dr. Paul has a rapid­ly grow­ing rep­u­ta­tion for com­plex cer­vi­cal and lum­bar spine recon­struc­tion with an empha­sis on optimal long term out­comes. He is actively involved in instructional activities teaching minimally invasive tech­niques to neu­ro­sur­geons and spinal sur­geons from around the coun­try as well as Asia, Africa and Europe.

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Meet the surgeon

Dr. Paul and his experienced team of Physi­cian Assis­tants and nurs­es bring a strong reputation to the Chicago area. As Chair of the DuPage Med­ical Group Spine Surgery Depart­ment, he is work­ing to use his extensive exper­tise in min­i­mal­ly-inva­sive surgery to improve the patient expe­ri­ence.

Dr. Paul has a rapid­ly grow­ing rep­u­ta­tion for com­plex cer­vi­cal and lum­bar spine recon­struc­tion with an empha­sis on optimal long term out­comes. He is actively involved in instructional activities teaching minimally invasive tech­niques to neu­ro­sur­geons and spinal sur­geons from around the coun­try as well as Asia, Africa and Europe.

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Navigating the clinic

Dr. Paul’s staff are available from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. The DuPage Medical group Spine Department has a handful of PAs that take calls after hours for emergencies only, but we ask that patients respect that reservation.

We strongly encourage the use of the MyDulyHealth app.

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Navigating the clinic

Dr. Paul’s staff are available from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. The DuPage Medical group Spine Department has a handful of PAs that take calls after hours for emergencies only, but we ask that patients respect that reservation.

We strongly encourage the use of the MyDulyHealth app.

Meet the team

Each team member has over ten years of experience, and one of them is in the clinic almost every business day. They help care for the 95% of people who do not require surgical care in our practice.

Together they see over 1,200 patients and assist with over 200 spine cases with Dr. Paul every year. Having reputations in the medical community for being caring and knowledgeable, it’s not unusual for physicians and nurses to seek advice from them.

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Meet the team

Each team member has over ten years of experience, and one of them is in the clinic almost every business day. They help care for the 95% of people who do not require surgical care in our practice.

Together they see over 1,200 patients and assist with over 200 spine cases with Dr. Paul every year. Having reputations in the medical community for being caring and knowledgeable, it’s not unusual for physicians and nurses to seek advice from them.

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Conditions treated

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Treatments & Surgical Procedures

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Surgery

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Lumbar

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Surgery

A Contemporary Approach to Spine Surgery

Dr. Paul is on the cutting-edge of minimally invasive spinal surgery. He is recognized for his work and serves as the founding surgeon of the Duly Health and Care (formerly DuPage Medical Group)’s Spine Center.

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The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. Dr. Paul makes no representation and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on or available through this web site, and such information is subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this website with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician. NEVER DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL TREATMENT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.

Dr. Paul does not recommend, endorse or make any representation about the efficacy, appropriateness or suitability of any specific tests, products, procedures, treatments, services, opinions, health care providers or other information that may be contained on or available through this web site. DR. PAUL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY ADVICE, COURSE OF TREATMENT, DIAGNOSIS OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT YOU OBTAIN THROUGH THIS WEB SITE. www.paulspine.com/legal/disclaimer.

Individuals’ outcomes may depend on a number of factors, including but not limited to patient characteristics, disease characteristics and/or surgeon experience.

All logos and names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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Disclosures & Important Information

The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. Dr. Paul makes no representation and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on or available through this web site, and such information is subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this website with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician. NEVER DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL TREATMENT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.

Dr. Paul does not recommend, endorse or make any representation about the efficacy, appropriateness or suitability of any specific tests, products, procedures, treatments, services, opinions, health care providers or other information that may be contained on or available through this web site. DR. PAUL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY ADVICE, COURSE OF TREATMENT, DIAGNOSIS OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT YOU OBTAIN THROUGH THIS WEB SITE. www.paulspine.com/legal/disclaimer.

Individuals’ outcomes may depend on a number of factors, including but not limited to patient characteristics, disease characteristics and/or surgeon experience.

All logos and names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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DAY OF SURGERY INFORMATION

Edwards Hospital

Arrival & Directions

Drive to the South parking garage. Free Valet parking is available during business hours. If you self-park, take the elevator from the garage to the first floor to enter the main hospital lobby. Wheelchairs are available if needed. Take the D elevator to the 2nd floor. Proceed to the Surgical and Endoscopy Check-In Desk. Here you and your family will be checked in and escorted to the Pre-op Area to be prepared for surgery. Up to two family members may wait with you until you are taken to surgery. Your family may then wait in the Surgical Waiting room until notified by the surgeon that the surgery has been completed. A receptionist will take down contact information so that your family may be easily reached to speak with Dr. Paul. Complimentary coffee is available for your family while in the Surgical Waiting room. The cafeteria and gift shop are on the ground floor in the North area of the hospital and the coffee shop is in the South area of the hospital for your family’s convenience.

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In the preoperative room you will be prepared for surgery. The team will be checking your vital signs, starting your IV, validating your medications, health history, lab results and any follow up for additional testing needed. At this time, they will obtain your consent for surgery and answer any questions you may still have. Your anesthesiologist will see you and your family prior to your surgery. Dr. Paul, Adam or Kevin  will mark your surgical site. You will be escorted to the operating room by cart. Your family can wait in the surgical waiting room. Dr. Paul will call them when surgery is completed.  If he can not reach them, he will leave a message with the Patient Liaison. Following surgery you will be taken to the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) where you will recover for an hour or more. During this time, pain and nausea control will be established and your vital signs will be monitored frequently.