Back and Spine Center

The Ochsner Back and Spine Center offers nationally-ranked back and neck pain care through an integrated and comprehensive team of board-certified specialists in neurosurgery, orthopedics, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, psychiatry and even physical and occupational therapy. 

The Center is able to care for all types of problems affecting the spine and peripheral nerves in adult and child patients.  The multi-disciplinary team works with each patient to develop a customized treatment approach designed to their specific condition.  Treatment options include advanced minimally invasive spine surgery techniques offering patients shorter hospital stays, less post-operative pain and quicker return to normal activities.  Patients can access all of this care with same-day appointments and in one convenient location.

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The Ochsner Back and Spine Center offers comprehensive specialized care and a variety of treatment options for diseases of the spine and peripheral nerves.  Nonsurgical and surgical treatments are provided for adult and child patients with back and neck pain, degenerative diseases of the spine, spinal deformities, complex spinal tumors, peripheral nerve disorders, Chiari malformations, and more.   

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Our Orthopedic Surgery experts provide comprehensive care for the following spine conditions related to the musculoskeletal systems:

  • Complex adult spinal deformity
  • Complex pediatric spinal deformity
  • Scoliosis
  • Sagittal imbalance
  • Kyphosis
  • Cervical disc herniations
  • Lumbar disc herniations
  • Traumatic cervical fractures
  • Chin on chest deformity
  • Traumatic thoracic fractures
  • Traumatic lumbar fractures
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spinal infections

We provide the following treatments:

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Minimally invasive deformity correction
  • Endoscopic cervical decompression
  • Endoscopic lumbar discectomy

Our Neurosurgery specialists provide treatments for:

  • Degenerative disease of the spine
  • Spinal deformities
  • Spinal tumors
  • Metastatic and primary tumors
  • Tumors arising from neural structures
  • Tumors affecting the spinal column
  • Chairi malformations

Other available services include: