The highly skilled spine surgeons at the Mischer Neuroscience Institute perform more than 1,000 surgeries annually in new state-of-the-art facilities equipped with advanced tools and dynamic imaging systems.
They offer outstanding care of patients suffering from traumatic spine injury, including the 10 to 20 percent of admissions through our Level I Trauma Center that involve neurological damage.
We also offer innovative procedures for relief of back pain, including transformidial lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF), minimally invasive approaches, and disk replacement surgery.
The Spine Care Center provides comprehensive and innovative treatment options for patients with back pain resulting from:
- Degenerative disc disease
- Deformity, including kyphosis and scoliosis
- Osteoporosis and related stress fractures
Types of Spine Surgery
More than a thousand spine surgeries are performed annually at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. Specialties include:
- Lumbar fusion
- Lumbar microdiscectomy
- Anterior cervical spine fusion
- Scoliosis surgery
- Spine osteotomies
- Thermal nucleoplasty
- Micro-endoscopic discectomy
- Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)
- Disc replacement surgery