Fellowship Trained – Spine Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Myles began his medical career at the University of California at Irvine where he attended medical school. While there, he served as chapter president of the Student National Medical Association, regional editor in chief of the SNMA newsletter and was granted a national medical fellowship.
After graduation, Myles did a general surgery internship and four year orthopedic residency at Tulane University in New Orleans. It was at this time he decided to specialize in spinal surgery. He completed his spine fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Dr. Myles treats patients with a wide variety of orthopedic problems, but his main focus is devoted to the advancement of spinal disorders using minimally invasive surgical procedures. Dr. Myles has applied for a patent on a system that allows him to perform these intricate surgeries in a much more efficient way. These techniques significantly decrease blood loss, muscle damage, pain and recovery time when compared to the standard open procedure. Dr. Myles is dedicated to the caring treatment of patients and continues researching spinal disorders and developing new surgical techniques. His research findings are published in various medical journals, including Spine.
Dr. Myles additional interest is karate. He began karate as a child and is now a fifth degree black belt in shotokan karate and a third degree black belt in tae kwon do. He has been involved in karate for 34 years and while in medical school was a member of the USA Karate Team, a silver medalist at the 1990 Goodwill Games, AAY Western Regional Karate Champion, and the United States National Heavy Weight fighting Champion. He no longer competes, but is the team doctor and assistant coach for the American Japanese Karate Team.