Board of Directors

Neville Alleyne, M.D.

Dr. Alleyne is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and is the Director of the Orthopaedic Spine Center at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, CA. Dr. Alleyne’s practice is focused on treating a broad spectrum of spinal disorders, and he has established a multi-disciplinary approach, using the latest minimally invasive techniques, to relieve pain and restore spinal stability and mobility. He founded and served as chief medical director for several start-up companies developing spinal barriers and instrumentation using pedicle screws, cervical plates and artificial discs, including ProSpine, NAS Medical, and Smartdisc Inc. Dr. Alleyne is the inventor on numerous published patent applications related to spinal methods and devices. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the California Orthopaedic Association and the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Alleyne performed his fellowship training in total joint arthroplasty and spine surgery at Harvard University-Massachusetts General Hospital and New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Alleyne completed his residency training at Yale New Haven Hospital in orthopaedics and general surgery in 1988. Dr. Alleyne received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1983 and was an undergraduate at Columbia University in New York, NY.

William R. Taylor, M.D.

Dr. Taylor is a board certified Neurological Surgeon, Clinical Professor of Surgery and Director of Spine Surgery, Division of Neurological Surgery, at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Taylor’s practice is focused on the neurosurgical evaluation and treatment of spinal disorders. He is dedicated to further developing and refining minimally invasive surgical procedures used to treat spinal conditions and diseases and is renowned in the medical community for his expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery. Prior to joining the UCSD faculty in 1994, Dr. Taylor completed his residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and completed his specialty training in spinal surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree from UC Los Angeles and his undergraduate degree from Stanford University.

Stuart Young, M.D.

Dr. Young is a board certified anesthesiologist who has practiced anesthesia and pain management since 1987. Dr. Young is a member of the Anesthesia Service Medical Group (ASMG), a single specialty group of 200 physicians located in San Diego. Dr. Young has served as a member of the ASMG Board of Directors since 1996. From 1995-2001, Dr. Young served on the Board of Directors of Integrated Specialist Medical Services, a privately held anesthesia practice management company that grew to serve over 400 physicians in four states, when Team Health Corporation acquired it in 2001. Dr. Young completed his residency training at the University of Pennsylvania and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Young did undergraduate work at the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Northwestern University in 1982.

Bill Nydam, M.B.A, C.P.A

Mr. Nydam is currently President and CEO of CryoMedix. He has over 30 years of leadership experience in healthcare. He has started several companies, turned around several companies, was the President of Endocare, a publically traded cryoablation company, and managed a venture capital fund. He has created several billions of dollars of shareholder value in his career to date. Bill received his B.S. in Accounting and Master of Business Administration at the University of California at Berkeley.