Central Phoenix, AZ

Meet Our Team

Nicholas Scarcella, M.D.

Fellowship Trained Spine Surgeon

Nicholas Scarcella, MD, FAAOS was born and raised in Michigan and is a graduate of Grand Valley State University. He obtained his medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Here he was elected into the National Honor Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency training on the island of Oahu at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii. His spine surgery fellowship was completed at the Spine Institute of Arizona in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Dr. Scarcella has been in practice since 2017 and has focused exclusively on spinal care. His training and clinical experience has an emphasis on both non surgical and minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Scarcella is a member and active fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a member of the North American Spine Society.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Scarcella enjoys a wide assortment of hobbies and always maintains an interest in learning something new. He is a former ice hockey goaltender and Ironman triathlete. Dr. Scarcella recently became a father when he and his wife recently welcomed their first child. They have moved back to the Phoenix region to be with their family. Dr. Scarcella and his family are excited to be returning to the valley where he will continue to provide the highest quality spinal care. Dr. Scarcella resides in the east valley with his wife and daughter.

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What Our Patients Are Saying

"I have been treated here for back issues for a little over a year from a car accident. The staff is always all smiles, friendly, efficient, and so helpful! Their office is always super clean, the waits are never long, and parking is never an issue. Al and Dr. Y are caring and compassionate and really listen and aren’t quick to always jump to the most extreme procedures. They take the time to thoroughly explain things and answer any questions that you have. Highly recommend!!!"
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Sherry Minks
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"Very nervous going in but the atmosphere and staff were warm and welcoming. They were on time, friendly, and made everything easy to understand. The doctor was kind and explained my options after examination. Would recommend to people nervous about spinal issues."
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Erica Richardson
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"I was seen by Dr. Adnan Saithna for my knee and hip issues. He was both professional and personable as well as thorough and knowledgeable. He provided clear information and gave me several options for me to consider. He also explained the pros and cons of each of those options. I feel so much better today after the care I was given by Dr. Saithna. He actually makes me want to go to a doctor. Thank you for the great care."
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Mary Baker
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"Dr. Igor Yusupov and his staff were very welcoming, very professional, and very knowledgeable about my medical issues. Dr. Yusupov's recommended treatment was understandable and accessible. I would highly recommend him."
Kenneth Van Buren
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Don’t let pain keep you from doing everything that you enjoy. Contact the expert team at AZBSC Spine & Orthopedics today!