Spine Treatments

Eight out of ten Americans experience spine or back pain at some point in their lives. If this happens, you want the best specialists and treatments available. The Spine Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has expert, fellowship-trained spine specialists who diagnose and treat a variety of complex conditions related to the spine and back, including degenerative disc disease, disc herniation, spondylolisthesis, and spinal tumors. 

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Spine Center has one of the most experienced multidisciplinary team on the East Coast for the treatment of complex spinal disorders and cancer. MedStar Georgetown’s Spine Center offers:

  • An advanced interventional neuroradiology department providing alternatives to open surgery in certain cases
  • A unique collaborative partnership among the neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons and neuroradiologists that ensures patients the most thorough assessment and treatment plan
  • On-site access to specialists in rehabilitation medicine through MedStar Georgetown’s affiliation with the renowned MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
  • A Pain Management and Rehabilitation Center that applies a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach to evaluate chronic pain and administer the most effective treatment for each individual

At MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, our team of experienced spine surgeons is fellowship-trained to perform a variety of spine surgeries to treat a wide spectrum of spinal conditions. When possible, we offer patients minimally invasive surgeries, which mean smaller incisions, less blood loss and a faster recovery. Our goal is to get you back to doing the activities you love as quickly as possible.

Learn more about the types of minimally invasive spine surgeries we offer at MedStar Georgetown.