Welcome to the website for Sohrab Gollogly MD.  I am a fellowship trained board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in outpatient microscopic spine surgery.  My office is located in Monterey, California.  Within this website you will find information about the operations that I perform, my practice philosophy, and my interests in research and international surgery.  We have a state of the art practice in Monterey and a very sophisticated hospital and surgical center.  I have a number of patients who travel to Monterey to have surgical procedures performed and if you interested in an electronic consultation where I review your xrays or MRI scan you may use this site to initiate that process.  You will also find links on this website to the forms that you will need to complete in advance of a visit.

MRI review

If you are sending your MRI scan in for us to review, please send your scan to:


Sohrab Gollogly MD
attention: Jennifer
Monterey Spine and Joint
12 Upper Ragsdale, Suite A
Monterey, California 93940


Please enclose a note with your telephone number so that we can call you after we have reviewed your MRI scan.  If you need assistance obtaining your MRI scan from the imaging facility where it was performed, you can contact Jennifer at jballesteros@montereyspine.com

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