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Spine Center

The Spine Center provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to neck and back pain. Our team includes world-renowned specialists from neurosurgery, orthopaedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral health, pain management, and physical therapy. Our goal is to improve each patient's quality of life with the least invasive spine treatment. When surgery is required, our surgeons use state-of-the-art surgical technology, including advanced surgical navigation for more precise placement of implants.

Our dedicated team of spine specialists offers advanced, personalized, and patient-focused spine care that starts with a comprehensive assessment for a variety of spinal ailments and injuries. Because patients with spine problems often benefit from having more than one type of health care provider, the members of our Spine Center team come together at one location to optimize patient care.

Our Services

Our program includes the following services:

Nonsurgical Care

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry) physicians: Our fellowship-trained physiatry physicians provide patients with the highest level of evaluation and nonsurgical management. These physicians often perform spine injections as part of a personalized treatment plan, and direct the physical therapy rehabilitation plan. We offer the following nonsurgical services:

  • Spine injections
  • Epidural injections

Pain management: Our anesthesia physicians have pain fellowship training to provide patients with the safest and most effective pain relief options. When appropriate, these physicians will perform the following procedures as part of a comprehensive spine pain management strategy:

  • Neck injections
  • Spinal injections
  • Epidural injections
  • Nerve ablations

Behavioral health. Sometimes all pain cannot be relieved. For patients with chronic spine pain, our behavioral health therapists focus on improving the patient's ability to manage and cope with chronic pain.

Specialized spine physical therapy. All our spine therapists have advanced training in specialized rehabilitation protocols for spine patients. This is critically important to enhance recovery. Such advanced training includes:

  • McKenzie method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy
  • Schroth method for scoliosis
  • Graston soft tissue technique
  • Myofascial decompression

Surgical Care

Our team includes both neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine surgeons, who perform the following surgeries:

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal fusions
  • Spinal decompressions
  • Surgical intervention for spinal tumors
  • Treatment of vertebral fractures

Spine Center Members

Anesthesiology/Interventional Spine/Pain