Back pain is among the most common of physical ailments effecting millions of people every year. Recent advances in spine care include imaging and diagnostic techniques as well as new surgical and non-surgical treatments.
Yale-New Haven Hospital Spine Center
Clinicians at the Spine Center understand that accurate diagnosis and successful spinal care requires a complex blend of art and science. Patients with serious acute or chronic spinal disease can benefit from our advanced, personalized spine care. Our dedicated team of spine specialists focuses solely on spinal disorders, and provides surgical assessment and care for a variety of spinal ailments and injuries. We use a multidisciplinary approach to patient care that includes patient and family education, conservative treatment modalities and when necessary, surgical intervention.
Conditions we treat:
- Back and neck pain
- Chiari Malformation
- Cord compression
- Deformities of the spine
- Degenerative back and neck conditions
- Fracture and stenosis of the spine
- Herniated disc
- Tumors of the spine
Spinal Care - Looking at the Whole Picture
The Spine Center provides comprehensive spine care including diagnostic services for patients whose conditions have not been definitely identified as well as treatment evaluations and surgical options for those whose previous surgeries may not have been wholly successful. Patients who are referred to the Spine Center are carefully evaluated to determine the best course of treatment for their individual situation. Our goal is to improve the condition and quality of life of each patient with the most advanced, least invasive spine treatment. Spine care patients benefit from access to world-renowned specialists from neurosurgery, orthopedics, pain management and physical therapy.
Our Spine Care Services
- Cervical and lumbar disc replacements
- Minimally invasive and endoscopic spinal surgery
- Spinal fusions
- Spinal decompressions
- Surgical intervention for spinal tumors
- Treatment of vertebral fractures