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. 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.
We offer the most advanced techniques and treatments available, including minimally invasive surgeries. Minimally invasive spinal surgery involves the use of smaller incisions that minimize damage to the surrounding muscles and ligaments of the spine. These less invasive surgeries allow for the following benefits when compared to traditional surgeries:
Our expert surgeons have successfully performed thousands of minimally invasive surgeries ranging from discectomies for disc herniations, decompressions for stenosis and fusions for spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease and scoliosis. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers surgeons who are fellowship trained specifically in the most advanced minimally invasive techniques.
Home to one of the most experienced multidisciplinary team on the East Coast, MedStar Georgetown offers treatment for complex spinal disorders and cancer, including:
In addition to our minimally invasive spine surgery team, we are home to an advanced interventional neuroradiology department. This unique collaborative partnership between our neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and neuroradiologists ensures patients get the most thorough assessment and treatment plan possible.
Our patients also have onsite access to specialists in rehabilitation medicine through MedStar Georgetown’s affiliation with the renowned MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. In addition, our Pain Management and Rehabilitation Center applies a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach to evaluate chronic pain and administer the most effective treatment for each person.
Our expert surgeons have successfully performed thousands of minimally invasive surgeries. We literally wrote the book on minimally invasive spine surgery. Learn more.
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