Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Southern California

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is the outcome of recent technical advancements in endoscope design and microdissection instruments that have produced equipment that is smaller and more efficient in navigating less intrusively the delicate parts of the spine and access various conditions through small openings. At ONE® Brain & Spine Center®, our spine surgeons specialize in minimally invasive spine surgery for the treatment of spine conditions.

Advances in surgical techniques, diagnostic imaging and instrumentation have allowed spine surgeons or neurosurgeons to treat certain spine conditions through smaller incisions and with less traumatic approaches compared to traditional spinal surgical procedures. There are numerous benefits for the patients with minimally invasive spine surgery.

Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Smaller surgical incisions
  • Less soft tissue disruption
  • Less damage to spinal muscles
  • Less blood loss
  • Lowers risk of infection
  • Minimal or no scarring
  • Reduced post-operative pain
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Faster recovery
  • Quicker return to normal activities

Spine Conditions Treated with Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

At ONE® Brain & Spine Center®, our spine neurosurgeons have extensive training and experience in minimally invasive spine surgery in treating various spine disorders such as:

  • Back Pain
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Scoliosis
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Hemangioma
  • Kyphosis
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Tumors
  • Neck Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Schwannoma
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Injury or Spinal Trauma
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Vascular Malformation

Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery for Neck and Spine

Meet our Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons

Our multi-disciplinary team of spine neurosurgeons and spine surgeons at ONE® Brain & Spine Center® has the experience, education, expertise and advanced training in minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques to treat spine disorders and injuries.

ONE Brain & Spine Center - Southern California - Burak Ozgur MD
Burak Ozgur, MD – Southern California Neurosurgeon

Award-winning Southern California neurosurgeon, Dr. Ozgur is fellowship trained in unique combination of orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery at the University of California’s San Diego Medical Center, where he also completed his neurosurgical residency. He earned his bachelor’s degree from University of California in Irvine and medical degree from University of Vermont, College of Medicine, both with distinction. Dr. Ozgur is affiliated with top Southern California hospitals, the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Hoag Hospital. Read more about Burak Ozgur, MD ➲

ONE Brain & Spine Center - Southern California - Todd Peters MD
Todd Peters, MD – Southern California Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Peters is fellowship trained orthopaedic and spine surgeon with a specialty interest and focus in minimally invasive spine surgery and minimally invasive joint replacements. He treated some of the most prominent athletes in the world for 10 years in Colorado. He is recognized as a leader and innovator in the filed of orthopaedic surgery. He also teaches his fellow physicians in minimally invasive surgical techniques. Read more about Todd Peters, MD ➲

ONE Brain & Spine Center - Southern California - Robert Louis MD
Robert Louis, MD – Southern California Neurosurgeon

Dr. Louis is an award-winning and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive and endoscopic treatments of spine, peripheral nerves disorders, cranial and brain conditions. He earned his medical degree from Boston University and completed his neurosurgery internship at the University of Virginia, where he also completed his neurosurgical residency and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Louis is currently the Program Director of the Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program at Hoag Neurosciences Institute. Read more about Robert Louis, MD ➲

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Looking for the Best Spine Surgery in Southern California?

If you are suffering from a spine disorder, injury or trauma and in need of minimally invasive neurosurgery or spine surgery, contact ONE® Brain & Spine Center® for consultation by calling (949) 383-4190 or click Schedule an Appointment.