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Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Spine Center Lower Back scanMinimally invasive spine techniques are becoming more widespread with the advancement of technology than ever before, enabling neurosurgeons to treat a broader range of spinal disorders, such as degenerative disc disease, herniated disc, fractures, tumors, infections, instability, and deformity.

With the latest advancements in minimally invasive endoscopic surgeries, patients experience less disruption to the surrounding muscles potentially resulting in faster recovery compared to the standard open surgical procedures. Potential benefits may include: smaller incisions, less pain, shorter hospital stay and quicker return to work and activities.



Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Spine Specialists

Dr. Daniel Kim

Daniel Kim, M.D.

  • Fellowship-trained, board-certified neurosurgeon who is an expert in minimally invasive spinal surgery, both endoscopic and robotic; peripheral nerve surgery; and complex spinal reconstruction
  • Serves as Director of the Reconstructive Spinal and Peripheral Nerve Surgery at the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center and Professor of Neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical School
  • Dr. Kim has won numerous awards and honors, authored hundreds of papers and published 17 surgical textbooks

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