The Department of Neurosurgery at the UT Health Sceince Center in San Antonio is completely devoted to the latest spine expertise, treatment and research. As a result we established the Spine Program – a comprehensive and advanced multidisciplinary plan dedicated to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of most of the spinal conditions.
The expert team at the department of Neurosurgery treats a full range of spinal disorders that cause pain and disability in a multidisciplinary collaboration with the Service of pain medicine and rehabilitation medicine.
In the department of Neurosurgery at the UTHSCSA we provide diagnostic and treatment for the broadest range of spinal disorders and conditions. These include:
When conservative care, physical therapy and pain medication do not relieve back pain or sciatica, or when the treatment of a spinal condition is not amenable by conservative management, such as in spine tumors, surgery should be recommended. Our team is expert in the following procedures:
The spine team of the Department of Neurosurgery is intensively devoted to the development of clinical and basic research programs with spine and spinal cord injury being the principal topics.
Spine Program Director
Viktor Bartanusz , M.D., Ph.D.