Our advanced technologies can help you get relief from a wide range of spine conditions, with less scarring and discomfort and shorter recovery time. Our neurosurgical spine team is well versed in minimally invasive techniques as they apply to spinal cord decompression, disc replacement, spinal fusion, tumor removal and many other surgical procedures.
What the Minimally Invasive Approach Means to You
Meaning less scaring, faster healing and lower risk of infection
Sparing of Healthy Tissue
Meaning less blood loss, easier recovery and fewer complications
Meaning a shorter hospital stay, less anesthesia and faster return to your daily life
video of Harriott's story
Robotic Spine Surgery | Harriott’s Story
After living with severe back pain caused by a fall that further injured her degenerative spine, Harriott sought the help of Johns Hopkins spine neurosurgeon Nicholas Theodore. Watch how he used a new robotic surgical approach for the first time in the U.S. to secure her spine and eradicate her pain.
Is minimally invasive spine surgery right for you?
We approach every surgical procedure with the goal of relieving pain and restoring function while getting you back to your life as soon as possible. Although minimally invasive spine surgery can often deliver on these goals, it is not right for everyone. Among others, patients who had prior surgeries, and those with large or complex deformities or large spine tumors, might benefit more from a traditional surgical approach. If you are interested in minimally invasive spine surgery, contact us for an evaluation.
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