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					Dr. Alan Moelleken MD is a member of a variety of academic and scientific organizations, such as the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the North American Spine Society (NASS),
and the American Medical Association (AMA). He maintains his cutting-edge knowledge and expertise as a spine surgeon by regularly attending national and international spine conferences and by
constantly familiarizing himself with the latest research in the fields of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, especially as it pertains to disorders of the spine. Spine and Orthopedic Center, Cottage
Hospital Goleta Hospital and other California hospitals. 	
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Prefix/suff                                                                                        Origin language and
                                              Meaning                                                                                                           Example(s)
     ix                                                                                                 etymology
radio-               radiation                                                            Latin                                                    radiowave
re-                  again, backward                                                      Latin                                                    relapse
rect(o)-             rectum                                                               Latin
ren(o)-              Of or pertaining to the kidney                                       Latin (rēnes), kidney                                    renal
reticul(o)-          net                                                                  Latin                                                    reticulocyte
retro-               backward, behind                                                     Latin                                                    retroversion, retroverted
rhabd(o)-            rod shaped, striated                                                 Greek ῥάβδος                                             rhabdomyolysis
                                                                                                                                                   rachial, rachialgia,
rhachi(o)-           spine                                                                Greek ῥάχις
                                                                                                                                                   rachidian, rachiopathy
                                                                                          Ancient Greek ῥίς, ῥῑνο- (rhīs,
rhin(o)-             Of or pertaining to the nose                                                                                                  rhinoceros, rhinoplasty
                                                                                          rhīno-), nose
                                                                                          Ancient Greek ῥόδον (rhódon),
rhod(o)-             Denoting a rose-red color                                                                                                     rhodophyte
                                                                                          rose
-rrhage              burst forth                                                          Greek -ρραγία                                            Hemorrhage
-rrhagia             rapid flow of blood                                                  Greek -ρραγία                                            menorrhagia
-rrhaphy             surgical suturing                                                    Greek ῥαφή
-rrhea               flowing, discharge                                                   Greek -ρροια                                             Galactorrhea, Diarrhea
(AmE)
-rrhexis         rupture                                        Greek ῥῆξις          Karyorrhexis
-rrhoea
                 flowing, discharge                             Greek -ρροια         diarrhoea
(BrE)
                 Of or pertaining to the red nucleus of
rubr(o)-                                                        Latin (ruber), red   Rubrospinal
                 the brain
-rupt            Break or burst                                 Latin                Erupt, Interrupt




                                                         	
  
	
  
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About Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Surgeries of the Spine Dr. Moelleken attended SUNY Albany as an undergraduate student. He graduated number one in his class with a Double Honors’ Degree and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa as a junior. He subsequently enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, where he received his medical training and graduated with an M. D. degree in 1983. He then preformed a year of orthopedic surgery research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He was then accepted into a prestigious orthopedic residency program at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). After completion of his residency, he attended New York University (NYU), New York, for special fellowship training in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery. His mentors included some of the most famous neurosurgeons, spine surgeons, and experts in scoliosis. While at NYU, he served as an assistant professor and an attending physician teaching neurosurgery and orthopedic residents at Bellevue Hospital Medical Center in New York and at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center in New York (affiliated with NYU Medical Center). Dr. Moelleken is a member of a variety of academic and scientific organizations, such as the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the North American Spine Society (NASS), and the American Medical Association (AMA). He has authored numerous scientific publications and presentations. For the past nine years, he has been the chairman of the monthly Tri-County Spine Conference. He maintains his cutting-edge knowledge and expertise as a spine surgeon by regularly attending national and international spine conferences and by constantly familiarizing himself with the latest research in the fields of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, especially as it pertains to disorders of the spine.