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Spinal Neurosurgery at Our New State-of-the-Art Spine Center

Brooklyn’s Only Hospital to Offer Real-time, Minimally Invasive, Image-Guided Spine Surgery

 

The Division of Neurosurgery at Maimonides provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for disorders of the neck and back.  Our specialized, board-certified neurosurgeons provide innovative and personalized spine treatment for children and adults.  

 

Latest Advances in Spine Surgery for Safer and Better Outcomes

Maimonides is the only hospital in Brooklyn to offer real-time, minimally invasive, image-guided spine surgery.  Using computer-assisted tools, navigation technology and multidimensional imaging systems, we can treat spine conditions with unprecedented accuracy and precision, leading to safer and better outcomes.

We take a multidisciplinary approach, integrating the expertise of neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, neurologists, radiologists, rehabilitation medicine and pain management experts, occupational and physical therapists, hospitalists and other specialists, to provide highly personalized care.

Our Spine team considers both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options to determine the least invasive and most appropriate treatment. Surgery is considered as a final resort.

 

Conditions We Treat

Our neurosurgical team uses state-of-the-art technologies and techniques to treat conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, from common degenerative spine disorders to complex spinal deformities and reconstructions, including:

  • Atlantoaxial instability
  • Back and neck pain
  • Cervical and lumbar stenosis
  • Chiari malformation
  • Disk degeneration and herniation
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Vertebral fractures
  • Kyphosis and other spine deformities
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Spinal Treatments and Procedures

Our neurosurgeons have expertise in a wide range of advanced spinal surgical techniques, including:

  • Anterior/posterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Cervical laminectomy and fusion
  • Cervical corpectomy and strut graft
  • Disc arthroplasty
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Microdiscetomy
  • Minimally-invasive lumbar fusion
  • Posterior cervical foraminotomy
  • Posterior cervical laminectomy and foraminotomy
  • Rehabilitation and physical therapy
  • Revision spinal surgery
  • Sacroiliac fusion procedures
  • Scoliosis correction
  • Spinal injections
  • Stereotactic-guided procedures
  • Transforaminal interbody fusion
  • Vertebroplasty

When a physician and patient decide surgery is the best option, our surgeons provide a treatment overview that details what to expect before, during, and after spine surgery. The spine surgery team provides exceptional post-surgical care, which includes scheduling follow-up appointments, monitoring outpatient post-operative recovery and transitioning patients to rehabilitative therapy, if needed.

 

Commitment to Advancing Spinal Medicine

The spinal neurosurgery team is dedicated to conducting research to advance clinical care of spine disorders. Our neurosurgeons are actively involved in research projects addressing spinal degenerative disease and other conditions. They also serve as ad hoc reviewers for scientific journals, including Neurosurgery and Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery.

 

Find out more and speak with a specialist.

Call 718-283-7219 to make an appointment with a neurosurgeon or request an appointment online today.