UHealth - University of Miami Health System

Spine Institute

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The Spine Team at UHealth: University of Miami Health System offers patients the most innovative diagnostics as well as rehabilitative and surgical strategies which encompass the full spectrum of care for the spine patient. The UHealth Spine team is comprised of:

  • Neurological Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

UHealth’s Spine team provides state-of-the-art care for the full spectrum of spine problems. Patients also benefit from the research conducted at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.

To make an appointment with Orthopaedic Surgery, call 305-243-3000.

To make an appointment with Neurological Surgery, call 305-243-6946.

Areas of specialization include:

  • Disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Herniated discs
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Scoliosis, adult and pediatric
  • Spinal cord injury and trauma
  • Spinal cord tethering/ cord cyst
  • Nerve root tumors
  • Chiari I malformation and syringomyelia
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Craniocervical junction pathology/ C1-2 instability
  • Spine infections
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Spine fractures/ compression, pars, burst
  • Sacral tumors
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Cervical and lumbar disc replacement