John Milani, MD

John Milani MD
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For patients’ convenience, Dr. Milani not only sees patients in Irving, but also at a satellite office in Dallas:

Pine Creek Medical Center Office Building
9080 Harry Hines Blvd.,
Suite 210
Dallas, Texas 75235

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Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Milani is board certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery since 1982 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons since 1984. He is also a certified member of the American Board of Pain Medicine since 1994 and is a member of multiple additional spinal and medical organizations.

Dr. Milani was born in Orange, New Jersey and grew up at the Jersey Shore. He attended college at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey graduating with honors in 1973. He then attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, graduating in 1977. Dr. Milani served his internship in the United States Army at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He went on to complete his Orthopedic residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Milani finished military service as Assistant Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Darnall Army Hospital at Ft. Hood, Texas.

In 1984, Dr. Milani completed a fellowship in Spinal Cord Injuries and Spinal Pain at Dallas Rehabilitation Institute. He has served as Chief of Spinal Cord Injuries at Dallas Rehabilitation Institute and HealthSouth Medical Center. Dr. Milani also served as Medical Director of the Dallas Spinal Rehabilitation Pain Management Program and is currently a staff spinal surgeon at Pine Creek Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Milani has been in private practice in Dallas since 1984. His practice specializes in conservative and surgical treatment of all types of back and neck injuries and illnesses.

Education

  • 1970-1973
    Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, A.A. and B.A. in Psychology, Cum Laude
  • 1973-1977
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, M.D. degree
  • 1977-1978
    William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX, Flexible Internship
  • 1978-1981
    Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • 1981-1982
    Darnall Army Hospital, Fort Hood, TX, Staff Orthopedic Surgeon
  • 1982-1984
    Darnall Army Hospital, Fort Hood, TX, Assistant Chief of Orthopedic Surgery
  • 1984-1985
    Dallas Rehabilitation Institute, Dallas, TX, Spinal Cord Injuries and Spinal Pain Fellowship

Employment

  • 7/1985-6/1992
    Ortho Rehab Associates, Dallas, TX
  • 7/1992-3/1995
    CNS Associates of Texas, Dallas TX
  • 3/1995-6/2001
    OrthoNeuro Consultants, P.A. (CNS Associates Merger-March, 1995) Dallas, TX
  • 7/2001-12/2001
    Orthopedic Associates of Dallas, L.L.P. (OrthoNeuro Consultants, P.A./Orthopedic Associates of Dallas Merger—July 2001) Dallas, TX
  • 1/2002-present
    John C. Milani, M.D., P.A.—Private Orthopedic Spine Practice, Dallas, TX and Irving, TX

Board Certification

  • 1982
    American Board or Orthopedic Surgery
  • 1994
    American Board of Pain Medicine

Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Pain Society
  • American Spinal Injury Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Southern Pain Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Foundation
  • Texas Orthopedic Association

Fellow

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Staff Appointments

  • Pine Creek Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
    Active: 2005 to present
    Chief of Surgery
  • HealthSouth Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
    Active: 1984-present
  • St. Paul Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
    Active: 1984-present
  • Parkland Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
    Clinical: 1984-2001
  • Medical City Dallas Hospital
    Dallas, TX
    Active: 1995-present/li>
  • Las Colinas Medical Center
    Irving, TX
    Associate: 1998-present
  • Irving Coppell Surgical Hospital
    Irving, TX
    Active: 2008-present

Appointments

  • 1985-1996
    Chief of Spinal Cord Injuries
    Dallas Rehabilitation Institute
    Dallas, TX
  • 1996-2004
    Chief of Spinal Cord Injuries
    HealthSouth Medical Center
    Dallas, TX
  • 1996-2007
    Medical Director
    Dallas Spinal Rehabilitation Pain Management Program
    Dallas, TX

Medical School Appointments

  • 1984-2001
    Clinical Assistant Professor Orthopedic Surgery
    Southwestern Medical School
    Dallas, TX

Scientific Papers

  • Immediate Mobilization of Thoracolumbar Surgery Patient
    John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Poster presentation: American Spinal Injury Association
    San Francisco, CA 1986
  • Closed Head Injury in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
    John C. Milani, M.D.
    Read: Spinal Cord Injury—Past, Present and Future
    Advanced Treatment Concepts 1986
  • Blood Conservation in Lumbar Spinal Surgery
    John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Read: International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
    Dallas, TX 1986
  • Blood Conservation in Spinal Surgery
    John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Read: Clinical Orthopedic Society, (Published in Orthopedic Transactions)
    Fort Worth, TX—1987
    Boston, Massachusetts 1987
    Read: Texas Orthopedic Association, Houston, TX 1987
  • Computer Interactive Learning in Spinal Cord Injuries
    George W. Wharton, M.D. and John C. Milani, M.D.
    Presented at various U.S. and European meetings 1986-1987
  • The Effects of Aggressive Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries
    John C. Milani, M.D., Susan Sorter, R.R.T., George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Read: American Spinal Injury Association
    San Francisco, CA 1986
  • Spinal Tumors: Surgical Treatment and Outcomes
    John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Read: American Spinal Injury Association
    Boston, MA 1987
  • A Comparison Study of Five Low Pressure Mattresses
    Linda S. Dean, R.N., John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Read: American Spinal Injury Association
    Boston, MA 1987
  • Pressure Sore Profile in Spinal Cord Injury: Management and Cost
    Linda S. Dean, R.N., John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Read: American Spinal Injury Association
    Boston, MA 1987
  • Incidence of Swallowing Problems in Quadriplegia
    Margaret Wise, M.A., O.T.R. and John C. Milani, M.D.
    Read: American Spinal Injury Association
    Boston, MA 1987
  • Transthoracic Approach to the Thoracolumbar Spine
    John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Poster Presentation: American Spinal Injury Association
    Boston, MA 1987
  • Effects of Third Party Reimbursement on Provision of Equipment and Services for Spinal Cord Injured Patients
    John C. Milani, M.D. and George W. Wharton, M.D.
    Read: American Spinal Injury Association
    Las Vegas, Nevada 1989
  • Overview of Blood Conservation in Spinal Surgery
    (Invited Book Chapter) Spine: State of the Art Reviews: January 1991
    Handley & Belfus Inc., Publisher
  • Intrathecal Baclofen for the Treatment of Spasticity
    Dorothy Leong, M.D. and John C. Milani, M.D.
    Read: Orthopedic Rehabilitation Association
    Atlanta, GA 1993
  • Implantable Devices for the Treatment of Pain and Spasticity
    Southwest Regional National Rehabilitation Conference
    Dallas TX 1993
  • Spinal Cord Injury Update
    George W. Wharton and John C. Milani, M.D.
    Dallas Medical Journal and Dallas County Medical Journal, November, 1994