Orthopaedic Spine Service

Spine surgeons at the Orthopaedic Spine Service at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) combine experience, expertise, evidence and innovation to offer the most appropriate surgical approaches for treating both common and difficult spine conditions. They provide a full spectrum of adult cervical, thoracic and lumbar procedures for the treatment of degenerative, inflammatory and cancerous conditions of the spine, as well as for spinal trauma and post-traumatic deformity. They specialize both in conventional and innovative approaches- always striving to deliver the maximum benefit from the minimum amount of surgery. Our spine surgeons are experts in the management of revision spinal procedures.

Comprehensive Spine Center

Our Comprehensive Spine Center, located at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, brings together neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, and specialists in pain management, physiatry, neurology, and rheumatology to provide multidisciplinary spine treatment in a single location. This approach to spine care targets the most effective therapies and treatments to provide patients the right care in the right place at the right time. Learn more about the Comprehensive Spine Center.

Spinal Tumor Program

The Spinal Tumor Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) brings together the expertise of multiple specialists from Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center to deliver personalized, advanced care for patients with spinal tumors. Members of our multidisciplinary program meet weekly to develop and coordinate care for individual patients.

James D. Kang, MD, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, describes the process of diagnosing and treating patients with Hip-Spine Syndrome. Read the full transcript.

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