Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Nicholas Theodore, answers questions about robotic-assisted spinal surgery. Topics include who is a candidate, how these advanced technologies help patients and what leads to good outcomes. Learn more at: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/neurology_neurosurgery/centers_clinics/spine/index.html Questions Answered: 0:02 What is robotic-assisted surgery? 0:40 Who is a candidate for robotic surgery? 1:16 How do these advanced technologies help patients? 2:03 What are the major factors associated with good outcomes following spine surgery? 2:56 What is the rehabilitation which typically follows robot-assisted spinal surgery?