Virtua Brain & Spine Institute

Your spine is a complicated combination of nerves and bone that, when injured, require very specialized care. 

Virtua orthopedic surgeons and Penn Medicine neurosurgeons have come together
to review cases and determine the best possible solution for each patient.  
Virtua Brain and Spine Institute

About the Virtua Brain and Spine Institute

Virtua orthopedic surgeons and Penn Medicine neurosurgeons have come together to provide specialized brain and spine care in South Jersey.

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Virtua's board-certified neurologists treat headaches, seizures, stroke, brain injury, Parkinson's disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis & other ailments.

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Whether you’re sidelined because of a sports injury or battling a musculoskeletal problem related to disease, our orthopedic team is standing by, ready to help.

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Make an appointment with a Virtua brain or spine specialist.

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Celebrating Our Patients' Success After Surgery

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Personal Story: Better on the Other Side of Back Pain

A 42-year-old had surgery on a ruptured disc and was up and walking the same night of the surgery and doesn't think about his pain anymore.

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Personal Story: Surprising Effects of Spine Surgery

Following surgery for a fractured and separated tailbone, a Camden resident gets back into shape and overcomes weight problems and diabetes.

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Personal Story: A Little Luck and a Lot of Love

A retired military veteran battled back pain for years, and finally feels relief thanks to Virtua Brain and Spine Institute.

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Personal Story: When Back Pain Won't Take a Vacation

An OB/GYN receives a successful discectomy, herniated disc surgery, after suffering through a year of debilitating back and sciatica pain.

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Personal Story: Fred is Back on His Feet Again

Virtua's Brain and Spine Institute helps a patient with chronic arthritic pain and undiagnosed scoliosis get back to walking with no pain.

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Award Winning

Virtua Memorial Hospital was designated an Aetna Institute of Quality (IOQ) for its spine surgery program and also has been awarded a Blue Distinction® Center for Spine Surgery by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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