Specialties

  • Spine Conditions & Treatments

  • Comprehensive care for spine conditions.

  • Spine surgeons at Mercy Spine Center of Excellence offer comprehensive care for conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine, including:

    • Cervical radiculopathy
    • Deformity
    • Disc herniation
    • Lumbar degenerative conditions
    • Lumbar radiculopathy
    • Osteoporotic fractures
    • Scoliosis (adult and pediatric)
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Symptomatic degenerative disc disease
    • Trauma
    • Tumors
    • Vertebral body compression fractur
  • Breadth in surgical procedures and treatments.

  • Spine surgeons at Mercy Spine Center of Excellence specialize in a wide range of surgical treatment options for both cervical and lumbar spine diagnoses, including minimally invasive and artificial disc replacement.

    More spine surgeries are performed at Mercy Regional than at any other facility in Southwest Colorado. From January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2013, over 1,600 elective spine surgeries were performed. The hospital also has been selected to participate in several national clinical trials for next-generation, spine surgery devices.

    Click here to view educational videos from board-certified spine surgeons on innovative procedures and treatments.

    Surgical procedures/treatments include:

    • Anterior cervical corpectomy and fusion (ACCF)
    • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)
    • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)
    • Cervical laminoplasty
    • Cervical total disc arthroplasty
    • Discectomy
    • Laminectomy
    • Laminoplasty
    • Lateral lumbar interbody fusion (XLIF)
    • Lumbar decompressive laminectomy
    • Lumbar fusion
    • Lumbar laminectomy
    • Microdiscectomy/minimally invasive discectomy
    • Posterior cervical foraminotomy and discectomy
    • Posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion
    • Posterior decompressive laminectomy
    • Posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF)
    • Posterior spinal fusion with or without instrumentation
    • Scoliosis & spinal deformity surgery
    • Spinal fusion
    • Total Disc Arthoplasty
    • Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)
    • X STOP
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