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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center

Johns Hopkins' advanced technologies can help you get relief from a range of spine conditions, with less scarring and discomfort, lower infection risk, and shorter recovery time. Minimally invasive techniques, such as smaller incisions and robotic surgery can mean less "down time" without compromising surgical results. We approach every surgical procedure with the objective of relieving pain and restoring function while getting you back to your life as soon as possible.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: What You Need to Know

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The Spine Center offers minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of:

These techniques start with small incisions, followed by surgery assisted by an endoscope, microscope or x-ray guidance. Some procedures use a minimally open technique.

Minimally invasive approaches to the spine can be highly effective for qualified candidates. In fact, studies are ongoing to determine if the long-term outcomes of minimally invasive spine techniques are superior to traditional open surgery.

Patient Resources

See a presentation about minimally invasive surgical techniques for the spine.

Hear a podcast of Dr. Sciubba discussing minimally invasive spine surgery.

Your Guide to Spine SurgeryYour Johns Hopkins neurosurgical spine surgery team is here to help you with all aspects of your procedure, from planning through recovery. This downloadable guide serves as a handy reference, outlining what you can expect and how your family and friends can support your healing process.

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Why choose the Johns Hopkins Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center?

Our Physicians

Our collaborative team comprises world-renowned specialists, including neurosurgeons, neurologists, pain specialists, physical medicine experts, rehabilitation physicians, and therapists who work together on your individualized treatment plan.

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Our Services

At the Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Center you get a team approach focused on providing you with relief and restoration of function with minimal disruption to your life. You can benefit from skilled application of the latest techniques in minimally invasive techniques designed to lower your risk of complications and shorten your recovery, while managing your spinal condition effectively.

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Maryland Patients

Learn how to request an appointment with or refer a patient to the Neurosurgical Spine Center at Johns Hopkins. You may direct additional questions or follow up with one of our office coordinators at 410-955-4424.

Traveling for Care?

Whether you're crossing the country or the globe, we make it easy to access world-class care at Johns Hopkins.

Outside of Maryland (toll free)

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International Patients

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