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HSS Spine


A Multidisciplinary Spine Center
from the #1 Hospital for Back & Neck Care

At HSS, our spine team has expertise in treating every type of back and neck condition. Our world-renowned specialists include doctors trained in the latest nonsurgical approaches as well as highly skilled surgeons experienced in complex spine injuries and degenerative disorders. No matter what type of spinal condition you’re facing, our multidisciplinary team is here to help you understand your options and provide the care that is right for you.

Our comprehensive care for your specialized spine needs includes:

  • Nonsurgical and surgical spine treatment from top experts in physiatry, sports medicine, pediatrics, neurologic spine and orthopedic spine surgery
  • Industry-leading diagnostics and pain reduction methods from radiology and imaging, anesthesiology and pain medicine specialists
  • Full-body, holistic care from physicians who specialize in rheumatology, neurology and psychology
  • Strength training and mobility experts for rehabilitation, physical therapy and sports performance

Our Spine Experts

HSS takes a highly collaborative approach to spine care, bringing together more than 40 experts from various disciplines. Collectively, they bring an unmatched depth of expertise to treating more than 22,000 patients with spine-related conditions each year.

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Spine Conditions and Animations

Common conditions we treat include spinal deformities like scoliosis and kyphosis, traumatic injuries like compression fractures and herniated discs, degenerative diseases such as arthritis of the spine and cervical stenosis, lower back pain and more.

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Convenient Locations Near You

Neck and back pain can make it difficult to travel for care. HSS Spine offers virtual visits as well as in-person visits for all types of conditions at our locations in Manhattan and Queens, as well as Westchester County, Long Island, Connecticut and New Jersey. Contact us for help finding the right spine specialist near you.

How We Treat Spine Injuries and Disorders

The first step in understanding your pain and movement issues is to get a clear picture of the problem. Our highly specialized radiologists and neuroradiologists use the most advanced equipment and techniques to ensure an accurate diagnosis, including:

No matter how common or complex your condition, our doctors are committed to conservative care. This means we will only recommend surgery when truly necessary. Our treatments are aimed at supporting your spine, preventing further damage and helping you regain mobility.

People who do need surgery benefit from the vast experience of our innovative spine surgeons. They perform nearly 4,000 procedures each year — the highest volume of any hospital in the country. They are also leading researchers in the field, who have pioneered less invasive procedures for the spine that result in less pain and faster recovery after surgery.

We can help guide you through all aspects of care, from your imaging appointments and physical therapy sessions to any potential spine injections or surgery.

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Why Choose HSS Spine?

HSS is a world leader in musculoskeletal care. Our top-quality patient care, rigorous infection control protocols and cutting-edge research are second to none.

  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked HSS #1 in the nation in Orthopedics for the past 11 years.
  • HSS received a 5 Star Rating for Spine Surgery from Health Grades in 2019.
  • CareChex® ranked HSS #1 for Overall Hospital and Surgical Care in the US and #1 in the New York Tristate area for Spinal Surgery
  • HSS has been recognized for delivering a superior patient experience, ranking in the 99th percentile for “Likelihood to Recommend” for 11 consecutive years.

Learn more about our Ratings, Rankings & Recognition.

Don’t take our word for it – hear from our patients, who say it best

Patient Testimonial Videos

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