Our Team of Highly Qualified Spine Surgery Experts

About The Anand Spine Group

The Anand Spine Group’s primary area of expertise involves minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders and trauma in adults and children. This type of patient care results in smaller incisions, faster recovery and better patient outcomes. The team of experts at The Anand Spine Group ensures that the most advanced treatment options and comprehensive care are available to their patients.

Dr. Anand has pioneered the utilization of three minimally invasive techniques to treat even the most complex of spinal deformity and scoliosis.

Dr. Neel Anand and Cheri Phillips, PA-C are on staff in Los Angeles, California at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Spine Center and at DOCS Surgical Hospital. They also have privileges at several area outpatient surgery centers. 

Meet Our Providers

Neel Anand MD, Mch, Orth

Neel Anand, MD, serves as Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center at the renowned Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He also serves as Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and Spine and Director of Education, Research and Spine Fellowship at DOCS Surgical Hospital in Los Angeles. Dr. Anand's primary area of research interest involves minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders and trauma, which result in smaller incisions, faster recovery and better patient outcomes for both adults and children. Dr. Anand is certified by the Royal College of Surgeons in England and the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and he is licensed in California, New York, Nevada, England and India.

Cheri Phillps, PA-C - Physician Assistant

Cheri Phillips is a NCCPA Board Certified Physician Assistant (PA). A graduate of the Le Moyne College Physician Assistant Program, Ms. Phillips currently serves as the first assistant in surgery with Dr. Anand, and she manages all aspects of inpatient and outpatient care. Ms. Phillips is involved in the evaluation, education, treatment, and management of all patients in the practice. She serves as a Clinical Research Coordinator for multiple clinical FDA IDE Trials, post-market, and retrospective studies within the practice. Ms. Phillips also serves as the Fellowship Coordinator for the Comprehensive Minimally Invasive and Outpatient Spine Surgery Fellowship.