Spine Surgery: When is it a Good Idea?

When should you have spine surgery? This is a common question that individuals with spinal conditions often face. In this panel discussion with world-renowned spine surgeons, they address this question, along with other common concerns. 

The panelists include: 
Dom Coric, MD (Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates)
Luis Tumialán, MD (Barrow Neurological Institute)
Zoher Ghogawala, MD (Beth Israel Lahey Health)
Michael Yung-Shun Wang, MD (University of Miami Health System)
Moderator: Thomas Schuler, MD (Virginia Spine Institute)
Co-Moderator: Rita Roy, MD (CEO, NSHF)

This discussion covers different types of treatments available and provides insight into how to determine the best course of action for each individual patient. They will also discuss the importance of finding a qualified spine surgeon with a track record of positive patient outcomes, and how to research and evaluate a surgeon’s qualifications and experience. Additionally, the panel will highlight the impact that spine health has on our overall well-being,  including mental health. 

Watch this informative discussion to get a better understanding of when it is a good idea to have spine surgery, what treatments are available, and how to make informed decisions about your spinal health.