Back, Neck & Spine Center

Offering innovative, best-in-class care for complex back, neck and spine conditions from an internationally recognized team of experts.

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As part of the region’s academic health system, our team has diagnosed and treated some of the world’s most complex back, neck and spine conditions. We recognize the importance of an early and accurate diagnosis and serve as ambassadors for you from the beginning.  With doctors specializing in non-surgical and minimally invasive techniques as well as traditional surgery, we bring together experts from eight subspecialties to get you quickly on the path toward recovery.



We Are Committed To Advancing Medical Options.

The best medical programs in the world are part of leading-edge research aimed at improving public health and developing new medical treatments. As the Region’s only adult academic medical center, we house vibrant research programs that include ongoing clinical trials, actively initiating studies to bring new therapies and diagnostic tests to patients in Greater Cincinnati and around the world.

We Actively Seek Medical Discoveries.

Nationally and internationally recognized for its research efforts, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health has a long and distinguished history of medical discoveries. Our premier surgeon-scientists and postdoctoral researchers pursue innovative and exciting research, focused on applying their discoveries directly to the bedside to advance patient care.



Our Teams Build Strong Collaborative Partnerships With Referring Providers.

We are committed to providing optimal care to your patient and open communication with you. As a referring physician, we understand that you need to be kept informed on your patient’s progress. That’s why we set up a toolbox to share detailed information about your patient’s health with you.

To refer a patient, call 513-475-UCMD (8263) 

Conditions We Treat

Neck, Back and Spine Care to Treat a Range of Complex Conditions

Expert Minds for Better Care

Our center brings together experts from spine surgery, rehabilitation, pain medicine and neuroradiology to provide customized diagnosis and treatment plans for patients with back and neck pain and other related conditions.

Advanced Diagnostics & Treatments

Complex Spinal Deformity Correction and Reconstruction
Endoscopic Discectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Nerve Blocks
Occupational Therapy (Hands and Arms)
Pain Management
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy (Legs and Walking)
Speech and Swallowing Therapy
Spinal Fusions
Spinal Joint Blocks

Your Personalized Care Team

We bring hope for even the most complex spine conditions.

Complex cases are discussed at our Spine Conference—a meeting with all our subspecialists to determine the best treatment. We discuss everything from past treatments to diagnostic tests to create a treatment plan just for you.


18 Specialists
8 Subspecialties
5 Convenient Locations
Research and Clinical Trials


Collaborative, Evidence-Based, Advanced Care for Back, Neck and Spine

Melinda: Experiencing the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Awake Spine Surgery

Patient Stories

Awake Spine Surgery: An Innovative Approach to Conquering Back Pain

Melinda shares her remarkable journey - battling back pain and finding treatment that wouldn’t force her to choose between continued pain and a recovery full of illness.


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At UC Health, we lead the region in scientific discoveries and embrace a spirit of purpose – offering our patients and their families something beyond everyday healthcare. At UC Health, we offer hope.

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