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Jahangir (John) Asghar, MD, Joins Cantor Spine Institute


Jahangir (John) Asghar, MD, Joins Cantor Spine Institute

Nationally-Recognized Leader in the Treatment of Complex Spinal Deformities Arrives in Ft. Lauderdale

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FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Spine Institute, a South Florida-based medical practice specializing in minimally invasive, motion-sparing ultrasonic spine surgery, is pleased to announce the arrival of Jahangir (John) Asghar, MD. Dr. Asghar is a leading spine surgeon specializing in pediatric, adolescent, and adult scoliosis, and complex conditions of the spine. Dr. Asghar will oversee Clinical Research, Ultrasonic and Robotic Technologies for Adult and Pediatric Scoliosis at the Institute.

"We're thrilled to welcome Dr. Asghar to the practice," said Dr. Jeffrey Cantor, founder of Cantor Spine Institute. "Dr. Asghar's extensive clinical expertise, pristine reputation, and patient-first approach sits squarely in line with our vision. We were drawn to Dr. Asghar for many reasons, and high up on that list is his proven track record in treating people of all ages – from two months to 80 years. Together, we'll design transformative treatment plans for patients that harness the power of cutting edge technology."

Dr. Asghar's arrival marks an exciting new chapter for Cantor Spine Institute, accelerating its development of breakthrough technologies to treat the most complex adult and pediatric deformity cases. Cantor Spine Institute is rooted in an unconventional, forward-thinking approach to spinal care, stressing both non-surgical and surgical options (primarily, minimally invasive procedures delivering less risk, better results, and swift recovery).

"As one of the preeminent practitioners of ultrasonic spinal surgery in the United States, and around the world, Dr. Cantor is considered the authority in the field," noted Dr. John Asghar. "Cantor Spine Institute is at the forefront of numerous advances in the management of spinal disorders. I'm incredibly excited at the opportunity to join Dr. Cantor in his work, and push the practice of spinal care even further into the future."

Located in East Ft. Lauderdale, Cantor Spine Institute treats patients from all over in need of spinal care, namely Cervical and Lumbar Stenosis, Lumbar and Cervical Disc Herniation, and Spondylolisthesis. Dr. Asghar's concentration, specifically, lies in Scoliosis Treatments for Children and Adults, Complex Deformities of the Spine, and conditions associated with Previously-Treated Scoliosis (Revisions). The organization is founded in an excellence-minded, patient-first ethos, and the team employs every resource available to ensure personalized treatment plans that vastly improve people's lives. As part of that commitment, Cantor Spine Institute offers complimentary (free) MRI reviews to all people facing spinal issues.

Cantor Spine Institute
3000 Bayview Drive     Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33306     P: 954.567.1332 

About Cantor Spine Institute
Cantor Spine Institute is a renowned South Florida medical practice specializing in safe, minimally invasive, motion-sparing spine surgery. The pioneering vision of Dr. Jeffrey Cantor, Cantor Spine Institute signals a paradigm shift in the practice of spinal surgery thanks to its embrace of scientific breakthroughs and ultrasonic technology. The organization is rooted in a forward-thinking approach to medicine that strikes a delicate balance between high tech (cutting edge science, technique, and technology) and high touch (warm guidance, support, and understanding throughout the entire patient journey). Visit

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