Spine

From common back and neck pain to more complex spine conditions and injuries, spine-related problems can have a devastating impact on an individual’s health and well-being. The Spine Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center is dedicated to helping you overcome your spine problems and reclaim your quality of life.

Our experienced, caring team of specialized spine doctors and support personnel work hand-in-hand to deliver the best in patient-centered, evidence-based care. 

Program Highlights

  • Comprehensive care for all types of conditions that affect the back, neck, and spine
  • Access to the latest and most effective treatment technologies
  • Innovative treatment options for even the most complex spinal conditions, including spinal tumors and fractures, back and neck pain, spondylolisthesis, spinal deformities, and degenerative disease
  • Convenient, centralized access to our many services and specialists to save you time.

What to Expect

From evaluation to treatment and aftercare, our goal at the Spine Center is to deliver the right care and achieve the best outcome for each individual. Our goal is to partner with our patients in their care, get them back to health as soon as possible, and help them achieve the best outcomes.

We offer our patients the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies and techniques, including nerve-conduction studies, therapeutic injections, specialized spine imaging, minimally invasive spine surgery, complex reconstructive surgery, and endoscopic surgery.

Whenever possible, our highly trained specialists treat neck, back, and spine conditions conservatively, with nonsurgical therapies. Treatments such as minimally invasive surgery and CyberKnife radiosurgery, combined with our comprehensive rehabilitation program, mean that patients may have quicker recovery times and a greater chance of reclaiming active lifestyles.

As an academic medical center, UT Southwestern also offers clinical trials that give eligible patients access to the newest, most promising therapies for spine conditions. Learn more about our research efforts.

Meet Our Experts

The Spine Center brings together specialists from areas throughout UT Southwestern to provide comprehensive care, including:

Doctors on our Spine Center team include:

Learn more about the Spine Center team.

Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with a spine expert at the UT Southwestern Spine Center in Dallas or to learn more about our services, request an appointment or call 214-645-8300.

If you have been told that you need surgery and would like a second opinion at the UT Southwestern Spine Center, please contact us today for an expedited second opinion to explore all the surgical and nonsurgical treatment options that may be available for you.

In most cases patients can be seen in consultation by one of our experts within 48 hours. Our goal is to avoid surgery whenever possible, and, when surgery is indicated, determine the right operation for your specific spinal condition and needs.