Burt Yaszay, M.D.

Specialty

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

Specialty

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

Organization

Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

CPMG/RCHN/RCSSD

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

Orthopaedic 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 Pros and Cons of Operating Early Versus Late in the Progression of Cerebral Palsy Scoliosis.
Hollenbeck SM, Yaszay B, Sponseller PD, Bartley CE, Shah SA, Asghar J, Abel MF, Miyanji F, Newton PO

Ten-Year Outcomes of Selective Fusions for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
Louer C Jr, Yaszay B, Cross M, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP, Shah SA, Lonner B, Cahill PJ, Samdani A, Upasani VV, Newton PO

L3 translation predicts when L3 is not distal enough for an "ideal" result in Lenke 5 curves.
Phillips L, Yaszay B, Bastrom TP, Shah SA, Lonner BS, Miyanji F, Samdani AF, Parent S, Asghar J, Cahill PJ, Newton PO

Rigid segmental cervical spine instrumentation is safe and efficacious in younger children.
Mitchell A, Upasani VV, Bartley CE, Newton PO, Yaszay B

The Effect of the Level of Training of the First Assistant on the Outcomes of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery.
Talathi NS, Flynn JM, Pahys JM, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Lonner BS, Miyanji F, Shah SA, Cahill PJ

Progressive decline in pulmonary function 5 years post-operatively in patients who underwent anterior instrumentation for surgical correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Yaszay B, Jankowski PP, Bastrom TP, Lonner B, Betz R, Shah S, Asghar J, Miyanji F, Samdani A, Newton PO

Pediatric Cervical Spine Clearance: A Consensus Statement and Algorithm from the Pediatric Cervical Spine Clearance Working Group.
Herman MJ, Brown KO, Sponseller PD, Phillips JH, Petrucelli PM, Parikh DJ, Mody KS, Leonard JC, Moront M, Brockmeyer DL, Anderson RCE, Alder AC, Anderson JT, Bernstein RM, Booth TN, Braga BP, Cahill PJ, Joglar JM, Martus JE, Nesiama JO, Pahys JM, Rathjen KE, Riccio AI, Schulz JF, Stans AA, Shah MI, Warner WC Jr, Yaszay B

Major Complications at Two Years After Surgery Impact SRS Scores for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients.
Bastrom TP, Yaszay B, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Lonner BS, Kelly MP, Samdani A, Asghar J, Newton PO

Surgery for the Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Patients After Skeletal Maturity: Early Versus Late Surgery.
Lonner BS, Ren Y, Bess S, Kelly M, Kim HJ, Yaszay B, Lafage V, Marks M, Miyanji F, Shaffrey CI, Newton PO

Three-Dimensional Radiographic Analysis of Two Distinct Lenke 1A Curve Patterns.
Fitzgerald R, Upasani VV, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Reighard FG, Yaszay B, Newton PO

Do All Patients With Cerebral Palsy Require Postoperative Intensive Care Admission After Spinal Fusion?
Brooks JT, Yaszay B, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP, Sponseller PD, Shah SA, Samdani A, Cahill PJ, Miyanji F, Newton PO, Harms Study Group.

In Search of the Ever-Elusive Postoperative Shoulder Balance: Is the T2 UIV the Key?
Brooks JT, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Lonner BS, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Asghar J, Newton PO, Yaszay B, Harms Study Group.

Quality of Life Improvement Following Surgery in Adolescent Spinal Deformity Patients: A Comparison Between Scheuermann Kyphosis and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
Toombs C, Lonner B, Shah S, Samdani A, Cahill P, Shufflebarger H, Yaszay B, Sponseller P, Newton P

Anterior Spinal Growth Tethering for Skeletally Immature Patients with Scoliosis: A Retrospective Look Two to Four Years Postoperatively.
Newton PO, Kluck DG, Saito W, Yaszay B, Bartley CE, Bastrom TP

Factors associated with surgical approach and outcomes in cerebral palsy scoliosis.
Jackson T, Yaszay B, Sponseller PD, Newton PO, Shah SA, Miyanji F, Cahill PJ, Harms Study Group.

Three Methods of Pelvic Fixation for Scoliosis in Children With Cerebral Palsy: Differences at 5-year Follow-Up.
Abousamra O, Sullivan BT, Samdani AF, Yaszay B, Cahill PJ, Newton PO, Sponseller PD

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 BT, 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

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