Legal Agreement and Privacy

Your use of this website constitutes your acknowledgement that you understand the following terms, and that you agree to them in their entirety.

Always seek professional advice

This website is presented by the San Diego Spine Foundation and associated parties, for the purpose of disseminating information about the Foundation. This website is not a substitute for independent medical advice. Nothing contained in this website is intended to be used as medical advice and it is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes or as a substitute for your own health professional's advice. San Diego Spine Foundation and associated parties do not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information.

No Medical Advice or Physician Relationship

The website does not offer or provide medical advice of any kind. Nothing contained on the website

  • (i) is intended to or shall be construed to constitute professional advice for any purpose including any medical diagnosis or treatment,

  • (ii) is intended to or shall be construed as medical advice or

  • (iii) is intended to or shall be construed as establishing a patient and physician relationship with the San Diego Spine Foundation or its principals, doctors or employees.

Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you've read on this website.

Email Communication

This website contains email links to contact administrative personnel within the organization. These links are provided for convenience and are strictly for Foundation business. Do not ask medical questions, or include medical information in any email to us. This is NOT a medical website.

By using email to contact us, you acknowledge that you understand that email is not necessarily secure. Email should not be used for the transmission of confidential or protected information.

Always check the information

San Diego Spine Foundation and associated parties make every effort to ensure the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly. Before relying on the information on this website, however, users should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes, and should obtain any appropriate advice relevant to their particular circumstances. San Diego Spine Foundation and associated parties do not guarantee the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information and assume no legal liability or responsibility for same.

Links to external websites

This website may contain links to other websites which are external to the San Diego Spine Foundation website. San Diego Spine Foundation and associated parties take reasonable care in selecting linking websites, however we have no control over the content of these external websites. It is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Linkage to external websites should not be taken to be an endorsement or a recommendation of any third party products, or services offered by virtue of any information, material or content linked from or to this website. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organization is hosting the website they visit.

Views, opinions, or recommendations provided in linked websites do not necessarily reflect those of San Diego Spine Foundation and associated parties.


Charitable Foundation

As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, we believe that our Foundation’s planned projects would fit both private and corporate requirements as worthy spine research for the benefit of our patients young and old. For contribution information please contact:

Pat Kostial, RN, BSN
Executive Director
San Diego Spine Foundation
6190 Cornerstone Ct. East
Suite 212
San Diego, CA 92121


We now accept credit and debit card donations. Please click the Donate Button link below to make your donation.


Research Programs

The San Diego Spine Foundation is actively engaged in a number of research programs intended to improve spine care.

Education Programs

2015 Visiting Professor Meeting
Friday, July 24, 2015
For information on agenda, faculty, events, and sponsors
please click here.



December 3, 2016 - Our Gala Fundraiser at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. We hope to see you there.

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