Man with back pain

The Spine Institute at UM St. Joseph brings together our expert spine surgeons and specialists with pain management providers, all in one convenient location for patients.

We focus on getting patients in quickly, so we can begin developing a treatment plan and providing relief as soon as possible. 

The Spine Institute features:

  • In-suite X-ray area for timely patient imaging
  • A dedicated Osteoporosis Center
  • Nurse navigators to offer patient education and guide patients through the process
  • On-site pain management specialists
  • Coordination with a full array of other specialists at UM St. Joseph
  • Access to UM St. Joseph rehabilitation services

Spine Treatments and Conditions


Our top-rated spine surgeons specialize in a full range of spine treatments and use minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.

Treatments include microdiscectomy, disc replacement, cervical fusion and other types of spinal fusion including XLIF (eXtreme lateral interbody fusion) and TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion).

Neck Pain (Cervical)

Lower Back Pain (Lumbar)

  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs and radiculopathy (sciatica)
  • Myelopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis

Spinal Deformity

Tumors of the Spine

  • Benign and malignant

Infections of the Spine

  • Discitis
  • Epidural Abscess
  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

Sports-Related Injuries

  • Fractures
  • Muscle tears
  • Spondylolysis