Meet the Doctors

Uday V. Doctor, M.D.


Uday Doctor, M.D. has been treating patients with minimally invasive procedures, not only as a diagnostic tool, but as a form of long-term therapeutic relief for more than twenty years and has managed to do so without the use of narcotics. He is the cofounder of SpineCare Consultants, a member of Fondren Orthopedic Group and the chief of Spinal Diagnostics and Therapeutics at Texas Orthopedic Hospital as well as sitting on their executive board. Additionally, Dr. Doctor is on staff at Methodist Hospital, Kirby Surgical Center and Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Having performed in excess of 120,000 procedures throughout his career, he is one of three physicians practicing spinal diagnostics in Houston’s Texas Medical Center that has been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Doctors as seen in Texas Monthly in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2104, 2015, 2016 and 2017, a distinction that is voted on by other Houston physicians.

Dr. Doctor is board-certified and fellowship-trained, having obtained his medical training at the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, TX followed by residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He was also a clinical assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine where he trained residents and fellows.

He has used his unique combination of minimally invasive diagnostic procedures along with his therapy and exercise program, Straight Spine Safe Spine™, to bring lasting relief to many patients.

As a recognized leader in the field of spinal diagnostics and therapeutics, he is a sought after spine consultant to many professional and college sports teams and the author of Dr. Doctor’s Little Back Book.

Michael T. McCann, M.D.


Dr. McCann received his medical training at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He performed his surgical training at Indiana University Medical Center before completing his anesthesia residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Additional specialty fellowships in spine care and pain management were completed at Texas Tech University Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology with additional subspecialty certification in Pain Management, and is board certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine.

Dr. McCann is on staff at the Texas Orthopedic Hospital, the Methodist Hospital and the Kirby Surgical Center. After training with leading international neurosurgeons, orthopedists and neurologists, he became a clinical professor at Baylor College of Medicine. While there, he established and was the director of the Interventional Spine Care Fellowship Program. In addition to current clinical duties, he continues to teach in the combined Baylor and University of Texas Spinal Surgery Fellowship Program. Dr. McCann is a member of the International Spine Interventional Society and serves on the Education Committee. He has served on the Executive Board of the Texas Orthopedic Hospital. He remains a spinal consultant for professional sports franchises and has been in practice in Houston since 1988.

Jeff M Arthur, M.D.


Dr. Arthur received his medical training at the Texas Tech University School of Medicine in Lubbock and at the Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He was an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Medical Center where he was chief of the Cancer Pain Service. He is an expert for the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Arthur is on the staff of Northeast Medical Center Hospital, Conroe Regional Medical Center and the Texas Orthopedic Hospital. He has written numerous articles on spinal pain diagnostics and therapeutics.

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