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Back pain is one of the most common reasons people see their doctor. Whether your pain is caused by a fracture, herniated disc, pinched nerves, or another condition, our surgeons will develop a treatment plan to provide relief. We remain on the cutting edge of research, ensuring you receive the most advanced, least-invasive treatments available.
Learn more about our tailored patient approach, minimally invasive surgery options, and private patient rooms that make your recovery as comfortable as possible.
Call 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.
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.
• Trauma and work-related injuries
• Degenerative disc disease/herniated disc
• Pinched nerves
• Tumors on the spine
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