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Most people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. For some individuals, surgery is the best option for relieving their symptoms. At University of Utah Health Care, we have nationally recognized neursurgeons who are experts in treating spine and back disorders. Combined with the expertise of our physical medicine & rehabilitation specialists, the spine surgery program at University of Utah Health Care is the most comprehensive in the region, offering both pre and post-operative care.

We treat all types of spine and spine-related disorders - from the more common to the most complex. We specialize in upper, mid and lower back pain, spinal deformity and scoliosis. We also have experts that treat spine fractures, spinal cord injuries, and tumors of the spine.

Types of surgery we offer:

  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Microscopic spine surgery
  • Endoscopic spine surgery
  • Motion preservation surgery
  • Lumbar disc replacement/ arthroplasty
  • Dynamic stabilization

Conditions we treat, but are not limited to:

Back Pain Spinal Cord Disorders
Cervical Spine Surgery Spine Decompression
Degenerative Spine / Vertebral Conditions Spine Fractures
Disc Pain Spine Fusion
Headache Spine Pain
Herniated Disc Spinal Stenosis
Lower Back Pain Spine / Spine Cord Tumor
Neck Pain Spine / Spinal Cord Trauma
Revision & Reconstructive Spine Surgery Spondylosis
Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity

Erica F. Bisson, M.D.

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065
Parkway Health Center (801) 585-6065
South Jordan Health Center (801) 585-6065

Specialties: Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pain Surgery, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Andrew T. Dailey, M.D.

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065

Specialties: Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Skull Base Surgery, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Edgar C. Goldston, Jr., M.D.

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065

Specialties: Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pain Surgery, Spine Evaluation, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Robert S. Hood, M.D.

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065

Specialties: Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery

Joel D. MacDonald, M.D.

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-7575

Specialties: Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurovascular Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Sara McEvoy, M.P.A.S.

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065

Specialties: Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Physician Assistant, Spine Evaluation

Meic H. Schmidt, M.D., M.B.A.

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065
Huntsman Cancer Hospital (801) 585-0262

Specialties: Brain Tumors, Endoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neuro Spine Surgery, Neuro-Oncology, Neurosurgery, Radiosurgery, Spinal Cord Tumors, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Amy L. Whipple, APRN

Locations
Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065
Parkway Health Center (801) 585-6065

Specialties: Family Nurse Practitioner, Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Evaluation