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Dr. Perry What are the advantages of Laser Spine Institute?
Dr. Michael Perry, Chief Medical Director and Co-Founder of Laser Spine Institute, explains the breakthrough procedures and gives you the opportunity to find out whether you are a candidate for minimally invasive spine surgery.

Stefan Prada, M.D., Orthopedic Spine Surgeon


  • Board certified+ in Orthopaedic Surgery by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Medical degree, Albany Medical College
  • Residency, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Professional Committees/Organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Florida Medical Association
  • North American Spine Society


  • Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Department of Defense


Perhaps one of the most noteworthy accomplishments of Dr. Prada is his service to his country. Not only was he a physician in the U.S. Navy, but he also received the Joint Meritorious Unit Award from the Department of Defense.

Dr. Prada’s other honors include: First Prize for the Outstanding Research Project from the 14th Annual Arkansas Orthopedic Forum and numerous military decorations. He has had several orthopedic surgery articles published. In 2007, Dr. Prada moved to Florida with his wife and children where he plays an integral role in Laser Spine Institute’s continued commitment to excellence in minimally invasive spine procedures.