Grant D. Shifflett, M.D.

Spine Surgeon located in Marina Del Rey, CA & Newport Beach, CA

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Meet the Doctor

Meet the Doctor

About Dr. Shifflett

Handpicked by Dr. Robert S. Bray Jr. to join DISC Sports & Spine Center, fellowship-trained orthopedic spinal surgeon, Grant D. Shifflett, MD, takes a patient-centered approach to care at his offices in Marina del Rey and Newport Beach, California. With vast experience in minimally invasive and complex reconstructive spinal surgeries, Dr. Shifflett strives to restore each patient's functionality and quality of life.

Using cutting-edge techniques, he takes an evidence-based approach to treat patients with a variety of spinal conditions, including scoliosis, stenosis, disc herniation, and degenerative disc disease. Whether Dr. Shifflett provides non-operative care such as stem cell injections or performs innovative procedures such as artificial disc replacement, he does so with compassionate care and understanding.

Dr. Shifflett received a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the University of Virginia before graduating with the highest distinction from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery, affiliated with New York - Presbyterian Healthcare System and Weill Cornell Medical College.

After venturing on a traveling fellowship to Japan, Dr. Shifflett returned to the United States and completed a minimally invasive and complex spinal surgery fellowship at Rush University. There, he learned microsurgical techniques, focusing on outpatient, fusion, and non-fusion procedures for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.

Highly recognized in the field of spinal surgery, Dr. Shifflett has presented at numerous conferences, written multiple medical journal articles, and received a variety of grants and awards for cutting-edge research and clinical studies.

Team Profiles
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    Hanna Jantzi

    Physician Assistant

    Hello, I’m Hanna Jantzi, a board certified Physician Assistant who graduated with a masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Chapman University with a focus on orthopedic surgery. Originally from Southern Oregon, I received my Bachelor of Science from Oregon State University.
     
    My mantra is ”life is not a spectator sport” so I aim to lead an active life full of snowboarding, surfing, volleyball, and hiking every chance I have. My goal is to help my patients get back to being an active participant in doing what they love because I understand the value of maintaining an active lifestyle.
     

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    Giselle (Andrade) Manhollan

    Practice Coordinator/Surgery Scheduler

    Hello, my name is Giselle and I come with 30 years of experience in health and wellness Which 16 of that has been in spine surgery scheduling and patient care coordinating.
     
    During my personal time I like to travel with my husband and visit places I’ve never been. I spend a lot of time playing softball and I currently play on a women’s gold travel team nationwide.
     
    I chose to be in the medical field, due to my Passion for caring for others and helping them with their journey to recovery.
     

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Patient Care

"I approach every patient as though they were a family member. I want to understand your concerns, your goals, what's important to you, and ultimately work with you to develop a plan to get you back on your feet."

~Dr. Shifflett, Fellowship Trained Spinal Surgeon

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Insurance & Billing

Dr. Shifflett is a participating provider with Medicare and accepts most common health insurance plans. The following are just some of the plans we accept.
If you have any questions about your coverage, please call our office and a member of our staff would be happy to confirm coverage for you.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Blue Shield of California
Cigna
Medicare
Multiplan
United Healthcare


Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "Outstanding Dr. excellent bedside manner, very clear communication. Highly recommended"

    Akram Z.
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