Spinal stenosis can be very painful and limiting, but you don’t have to suffer through it. And thanks to new surgical innovations, the days of pain, immobility and long recovery times are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Consult with one of the UHealth spine injury experts to see if you are a candidate for minimally invasive surgery.
The UHealth Spine Program provides the most advanced diagnostics and treatments available to patients with spinal disorders and injuries. Our revolutionary concept in spine care brings together a comprehensive team of highly trained medical and surgical specialists who offer patients innovative surgical strategies aimed at lessening both the impact on your body and your recovery time.
Why Choose UHealth?
Expert surgeons. As a patient at UHealth’s Spine Program, you benefit from having access to surgeons who specialize in back procedures and minimally invasive surgeries. In fact, we perform more than 1,000 spine surgeries each year.
Minimally invasive surgery. For many patients suffering from spinal stenosis, minimally invasive surgery offers an alternative to traditional spine surgery. Faster recovery rates, less pain, and smaller scars make this option much more attractive.
Concierge service. Patients do not have to figure it all out alone at UHealth. When you become a patient in the Neurosurgery Department, you are assigned a concierge coordinator who is there for you and your family while you are in our care. They connect you with other providers you may need, walk you through the surgery process and can answer any questions you or your family may have.
Medical and technological advancements. We are on the cutting edge of neurosurgery with technology like robotics and 3D inter-operative imaging. Count on getting the very best in neurological surgery and care.
Anesthesiology specific to spine surgery. In the area of spine surgery, our anesthesiologists work with surgeons to develop techniques that allow them to monitor all peripheral nerves during spine surgery. Because of these techniques, our patients wake up better with fewer complications. Anesthesia matters, and at University of Miami Hospital, we are at the cutting edge of new techniques. Our anesthesiologists are renowned in their field and teach and train the anesthesiologists in the community.
Multidisciplinary Team of Experts. Our spine care providers offer support and insight backed by the basic and clinical science research programs at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, the largest spinal cord injury research center in the United States.
This team includes:
- Neurosurgical specialist
- Orthopedic spine surgeons
- Nurse practitioners