Burt Yaszay, M.D.

Specialty

, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery-Spine, Orthopedic Surgery-Trauma

Specialty

Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery-Spine, Orthopedic Surgery-Trauma

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

Stanford University

Internship

University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency

University of Washington School of Medicine

Fellowship

University of New York

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

Gender

M

Bio

Dr. Burt Yaszay is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

After studying biochemistry and cell biology at UC San Diego, he attended Stanford Medical School. Dr. Yaszay went on to complete his residency at the University of Washington and a fellowship at New York University/Hospital for Joint Diseases.

In his practice, Dr. Yaszay treats scoliosis, including early onset scoliosis, and traumatic injuries. His clinical research investigates scoliosis, including the growing rod operation to treat the condition, and using electronic medical records to improve care.

Dr. Yaszay is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, American Medical Association, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and Scoliosis Research Society.

In addition to medicine, Dr. Yaszay enjoys wine and fantasy football.

Publications

The Relationship Between Apical Vertebral Rotation and Truncal Rotation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Using 3D Reconstructions.
Jankowski PP, Yaszay B, Cidambi KR, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP, Newton PO

Assessing the Risk-Benefit Ratio of Scoliosis Surgery in Cerebral Palsy: Surgery Is Worth It.
Miyanji F, Nasto LA, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Samdani AF, Lonner B, Yaszay B, Clements DH, Narayanan U, Newton PO

Intraoperative Traction May Be a Viable Alternative to Anterior Surgery in Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis ≥100 Degrees.
Jackson TJ, Yaszay B, Pahys JM, Singla A, Miyanji F, Shah SA, Sponseller PD, Newton PO, Flynn JM, Cahill PJ, Harms Study Group.

Reciprocal Changes in Sagittal Alignment With Operative Treatment of Adolescent Scheuermann Kyphosis-Prospective Evaluation of 96 Patients.
Lonner BS, Parent S, Shah SA, Sponseller P, Yaszay B, Samdani AF, Cahill PJ, Pahys JM, Betz R, Ren Y, Shufflebarger HL, Newton PO

Growth Friendly Surgery and Serial Cast Correction in the Treatment of Early-onset Scoliosis for Patients With Prader-Willi Syndrome.
Oore J, Connell B, Yaszay B, Samdani A, Hilaire TS, Flynn T, El-Hawary R, Children’s Spine Study Group., Growing Spine Study Group.

Caregiver Perceptions and Health-Related Quality-of-Life Changes in Cerebral Palsy Patients After Spinal Arthrodesis.
Jain A, Sullivan B, Shah SA, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Marks MC, Sponseller PD

Patient-Specific Risk Adjustment Improves Comparison of Infection Rates Following Posterior Fusion for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
Newton PO, Bastrom TP, Yaszay B

A Detailed Comparative Analysis of Anterior Versus Posterior Approach to Lenke 5C Curves.
Miyanji F, Nasto LA, Bastrom T, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Clements D, Shah SA, Lonner B, Betz RR, Shufflebarger HL, Newton PO

Evolution of Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Over 20 Years: Have Outcomes Improved?
Lonner BS, Ren Y, Yaszay B, Cahill PJ, Shah SA, Betz RR, Samdani AF, Shufflebarger HL, Newton PO

Perioperative and Delayed Major Complications Following Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
Bartley CE, Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Shah SA, Lonner BS, Asghar J, Miyanji F, Samdani A, Newton PO

Selective thoracic fusion of a left decompensated main thoracic curve: proceed with caution?
Sullivan TB, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Shah SA, Lonner BS, Asghar J, Miyanji F, Newton PO, Yaszay B

Risk Factors of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis-The Pelvis and Other Considerations.
Lonner BS, Ren Y, Newton PO, Shah SA, Samdani AF, Shufflebarger HL, Asghar J, Sponseller P, Betz RR, Yaszay B

MRI Screening in Operative Scheuermann Kyphosis: Is it Necessary?
Lonner BS, Toombs CS, Mechlin M, Ciavarra G, Shah SA, Samdani AF, Sponseller P, Shufflebarger HL, Betz RR, Yaszay B, Newton PO

Predictors of Distal Adding-on in Thoracic Major Curves With AR Lumbar Modifiers.
Murphy JS, Upasani VV, Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Samdani A, Lenke LG, Newton PO

Factors affecting the outcome in appearance of AIS surgery in terms of the minimal clinically important difference.
Bennett JT, Samdani AF, Bastrom TP, Ames RJ, Miyanji F, Pahys JM, Marks MC, Lonner BS, Newton PO, Shufflebarger HL, Yaszay B, Flynn JM, Betz RR, Cahill PJ

New EOS Imaging Protocol Allows a Substantial Reduction in Radiation Exposure for Scoliosis Patients.
Newton PO, Khandwala Y, Bartley CE, Reighard FG, Bastrom TP, Yaszay B

Report of the 2015 SRS Traveling Fellowship.
Cahill PJ, Parent S, Yaszay B, Akbarnia BA

Longitudinal Pilot Analysis of Radiation Exposure During the Course of Growing Rod Treatment for Early-Onset Scoliosis.
Mundis GM Jr, Pawelek JB, Nomoto EK, Hennessy MW, Yaszay B, Akbarnia BA

5-Year Reoperation Risk and Causes for Revision After Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery.
Ahmed SI, Bastrom TP, Yaszay B, Newton PO, Harms Study Group.

Subclassification of GMFCS Level-5 Cerebral Palsy as a Predictor of Complications and Health-Related Quality of Life After Spinal Arthrodesis.
Jain A, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Samdani A, Cahill PJ, Yaszay B, Njoku DB, Abel MF, Newton PO, Marks MC, Narayanan UG, Harms Study Group.

Intraspinal Pathology Associated With Pediatric Scoliosis: A Ten-year Review Analyzing the Effect of Neurosurgery on Scoliosis Curve Progression.
Jankowski PP, Bastrom T, Ciacci JD, Yaszay B, Levy ML, Newton PO

Reversible Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring Alerts in Patients Undergoing Arthrodesis for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis: What Are the Outcomes of Surgery?
Samdani AF, Bennett JT, Ames RJ, Asghar JK, Orlando G, Pahys JM, Yaszay B, Miyanji F, Lonner BS, Lehman RA Jr, Newton PO, Cahill PJ, Betz RR

The effects of the three-dimensional deformity of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis on pulmonary function.
Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Parent S, Newton PO

Risk of Implant Loosening After Cyclic Loading of Fusionless Growth Modulation Techniques: Nitinol Staples Versus Flexible Tether.
Yaszay B, Doan JD, Parvaresh KC, Farnsworth CL

Implant Complications After Magnetically Controlled Growing Rods for Early Onset Scoliosis: A Multicenter Retrospective Review.
Choi E, Yaszay B, Mundis G, Hosseini P, Pawelek J, Alanay A, Berk H, Cheung K, Demirkiran G, Ferguson J, Greggi T, Helenius I, La Rosa G, Senkoylu A, Akbarnia BA

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