Spine

The expert physicians at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital understand that patients who face issues with their spine need individualized, comprehensive treatment and care. Our multidisciplinary team combines top doctors in orthopaedic and neurological surgery who are dedicated to customizing each patient’s treatment plan with their specific needs in mind.

Alleviating spine and back pain with the most effective and appropriate treatment is top priority. Initial diagnostics and second opinions are critical for the best possible outcome and overall treatment approach for each patient and their unique case. Our surgeons are refined diagnostic specialists and will determine if cutting-edge minimally invasive surgical treatments, traditional surgical treatment or non-surgical options are in the best interest of each patient.

Coordinated care for your spine doesn’t mean you have to travel further than your community hospital.

Appropriate Care

Not all back and neck conditions require surgery and can be treated more conservatively. Regardless of the path of treatment, a targeted care plan means getting each patient back to their routine as quickly as possible without compromising quality of life.

Collaborative Approach

USC Verdugo Hills spine specialists collaborate on each patient’s case from diagnosis through treatment and recovery — paying close attention to the patient’s individual needs from pain management and lifestyle modifications to physical and occupational therapy.

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Patients with degenerative and complex spinal disorders can benefit from minimally invasive surgical techniques that ensure a targeted approach through small incisions. Overall decrease in soft tissue damage leads to quicker recovery times, less hospitalization and decreased infection rates.

Treatments and Services

  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Discectomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microlaminectomy
  • Microscopic Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Cervical Fusion
  • Posterior Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Sympathectomy
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

All Programs, Classes and Events

1st Annual Coaches Clinic: Education in Injury and Prevention

When: Saturday, August 26 from  9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: USC

Shattering the Silence: Having Courageous Conversations About Preventing Suicide

When: Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Where:

Managing the Aging Process – Choosing a Home Health Care Agency

When: September 19, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Council

FREE Breastfeeding Support Group

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