Back pain is one of the most common reasons people see their doctor. If you have back pain, the cause may be injuries or conditions that break down spinal discs and vertebrae, or pinch nerves. Our surgeons uncover the causes and provide relief, and they also work together on research to ensure their techniques and treatments are always evolving.
Learn more about our tailored patient approach, minimally invasive surgery options, and private patient rooms that make your recovery as comfortable as possible.
Call 1-888-847-8823 for an appointment.
Through a unique collaboration, Virtua brings together Penn Medicine neurosurgeons and Virtua orthopedic spine surgeons to provide quality spine surgery to South Jersey residents. Surgeons include:
• Orin Atlas, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon
• Patrick Connolly, MD, neurosurgeon
• Stephen Dante, MD, neurosurgeon
• Robert Greenleaf, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon
• James Sanfilippo, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon
Virtua Memorial Hospital was designated an Aetna Institute of Quality (IOQ) for its spine surgery program and has been awarded a Blue Distinction® Center for Spine Surgery by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. It’s also in the 98th percentile for patient satisfaction and the 99th percentile for pain control according to the American Hospital Association.
Featuring private rooms for a comfortable stay, the Brain and Spine Institute was designed around the needs of a spine patient. Staff are specially trained and dedicated to spine care, so they know exactly what a recovering patient needs. Navigation for those who need help throughout the recovery process is available at Virtua.
• Trauma and work-related injuries
• Degenerative disc disease/herniated disc
• Pinched nerves
• Tumors on the spine
Years of chronic back pain led Father Andy from Peckville, PA, to Mount Holly, NJ, and Penn Medicine | Virtua neurosurgeon Stephen Dante, MD, for the relief he had been praying for.Read More