Ara Deukmedjian, M.D. | Deuk Spine

Dr. Ara Deukmedjian grew up in Southern California and followed in his father’s footsteps by choosing a career of helping others overcome illness and pain. To his patients, Dr. Ara Deukmedjian is simply known as Dr. Deuk.

A renowned neuro-spine surgeon with a focus on minimally invasive, laser and endoscopic back and neck pain treatment, Dr. Deuk is a pioneer in the field. Dr. Deuk serves as CEO and Medical Director at Deuk Spine Institute and performs the revolutionary procedure that bears his name: Deuk Laser Disc Repair.

Dr. Deuk graduated first in his medical school class with highest honors from the University of Southern California’s School of Medicine. His performance in medical school was so exceptional that he was honored with a teaching position while he was still a medical student, a first in the history of the 110-year-old medical school.

Dr. Deuk was accepted into one of the top three nationally recognized neurosurgical-training programs at the University of Florida at Shands under the direction of Dr. Albert Rhoton, one of the most distinguished neurosurgeons of the last century. During residency, Dr. Deuk specialized in complex spine surgery while studying the most advanced techniques for treating neck and back disorders. Upon completing his fellowship he traveled overseas to learn the latest advances in laser spine surgery. Today he is a board certified, fellowship-trained neurological surgeon focusing on spine care and laser-spine surgery.

In addition to Deuk Laser Disc Repair, Dr. Deuk has also personally performed over 2,000 cervical decompressive discectomies and treated over 1,000 herniated or degenerated lumbar discs with no major complications in addition to over 300 laser spine surgeries with a 95 percent success rate in elimination of pain.

Patients are so satisfied with their results that they have rated him highly on review sites such as, where he was recognized with the Patients’ Choice Award for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Deuk Spine

7955 Spyglass Hill Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

(321) 751-3389  |