Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Orthopedic spine surgery may be used when conservative treatments like rest, physical therapy, and medication are unsuccessful in treating a range of spine and back disorders, such as:

  • Herniated Disc
  • Degenerated Disc Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Sanjay Khurana, M.D., a board- certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon in Los Angeles, is nationally recognized as a thought leader for his expertise and his high success rate with minimally invasive orthopedic spine procedures. Along with his team of spine injury experts at the Los Angeles Spine Group, Dr. Khurana has treated thousands of adult and pediatric patients with the most advanced, state-of-the-art surgical tools and procedures available, including:

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • XLIF (Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion or Lumbar Spinal Fusion)
  • ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microlaminectomy
  • Scoliosis and Kyphosis Correction
  • Spine Tumor Excision and Reconstruction

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery

The minimally invasive spine surgery procedures performed by Dr. Khurana and his team at the Los Angeles Spine Group can offer patients significant advantages over traditional open surgery if conservative treatments are unsuccessful or deemed inadequate by Dr. Khurana at the time of diagnosis. Some of the most common benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery include:

  • Smaller incisions and less blood less
  • Less potential for side effects and complications sometimes associated with traditional open
  • Surgery, such as infections
  • Shorter hospital stays (some procedures may be available on an outpatient basis, depending on the
  • Condition being treated, the patient, and the procedure)
  • Faster recovery times

In many cases, depending on the individual patient and on the condition and severity of their symptoms, surgery will be the second option or last resort after conservative treatments have not yielded significant improvement or pain relief. Dr. Khurana offers comprehensive evaluations and second opinions for patients with a previous diagnosis who may be considering spinal surgery.

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