David Siambanes, DO
Dr. Siambanes is the Medical Director at our Scoliosis Center. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and is fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedics. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Illinois. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University. Dr. Siambanes completed fellowships in reconstructive spine surgery from the University of Southern California, and in pediatric orthopedics from Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Dr. Siambanes served as Director of Education, Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Vice Chair, Department of Orthopedics, at Riverside California County Regional Medical Center. He was also Co-chairman of the Medical Advisory Team for the Children's Spine Foundation, and President of the Spine Section of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics. Dr. Siambanes served as the primary orthopedic pediatric surgeon for Riverside County's division of California Children's Services. In this capacity he was involved in the orthopedic management of cerebral palsy and its effects on the walking child. His special interests include scoliosis and other deformities of the spine. He has successfully treated a number of severe and debilitating scoliosis cases in children.
Dr. Siambanes is a member of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, American Osteopathic Association, Scoliosis Research Society, and the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California. He has given multiple presentations and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. His article titled, "The Influence of School Backpacks on Adolescent Low Back Pain," published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, addresses a growing national concern among parents of school children.
Call us at (813) 554-8983 to make an appointment with Dr Siambanes.
Links of Interest:
- Real Cases: Before and After
- Article - Surgical Advances Get Young Scoliosis Patient Up and Running
- Article - Major Improvements in Scoliosis Surgery Help a 9-year-old Get Up and Running Again
- Article & Video - Less-Dangerous Surgery for Scoliosis
- Article - Spine Surgery Offers Hope to Patients with Severe Scoliosis
- Article - Heavy Backpack? Lighten Up!