A highly skilled team develops effective solutions customized to your specific spinal condition and needs
If you suffer from a spinal condition or disorder, you realize there may not be easy answers. Whether caused by aging, injury, sports or arthritis, spine problems can be complicated. These intricacies can require the attention of more than just one specialist. At Geisinger neurosurgery, you'll benefit from an entire multidisciplinary team that includes surgeons, physician assistants, physiatrists, pain management specialists, physical and occupational therapists and nurse navigators. At Geisinger, you - the patient - are an integral part of the care team.
We'll empower you, through education, to aid in your recovery. And because Geisinger is actively involved in national research, you'll benefit from the availability of leading-edge treatments. Using the most progressive techniques available - including many minimally invasive or noninvasive treatments - your Geisinger care team will develop a plan that's personalized for you, designed to help you regain mobility and eliminate pain.
Put your trust in a program that's well regarded nationally
Our program and our specialists have received recognition from industry leaders - your assurance of a quality-focused program with superior outcomes. We have been designated a Blue Distinction® Center for Spine Surgery by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. Geisinger Neurosurgery was also named one of the "100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs" by Beckers Hospital Review - a publication written by industry-leading information experts on hospitals and health systems. Jonathan Slotkin, MD, director of spinal surgery at Geisinger Health System's Neuroscience Institute, has been named a "Spine Surgeon Leader to Know" by Beckers Spine Review and has been endorsed by Beckers as one of 18 spine specialists nationwide focusing on spinal cord injury .