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U.S. News & World Report Neurology

Spine Surgery


Spine x-ray
X-ray of a patient with scoliosis who had minimally invasive spine surgery to correct the abnormal curvature.
UC San Diego Health System is a national leader in minimally invasive spine surgery and complex surgical treatment for spinal disorders. We are the regional referral center for complex spine reconstructions

Our spine experts specialize in all spine conditions with a special emphasis on minimally invasive treatment approaches. These include:

  • Endoscopic spine surgery
  • Laser spine surgery
  • Minimally invasive fusion techniques
  • Spinal decompression therapy

Learn more about our expertise in treating adult scoliosis, stenosis, disc herniation, kyphosis, spinal tumors, traumatic injury and much more. 

bulletMinimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Led by William Taylor, MD, the spine program is instrumental in the development of advanced, minimally invasive surgical techniques that maintain motion and function while preserving the normal musculature of your spine.

bullet Spine Clinic

Specializing in scoliosis, adult deformity, non-fusion alternatives to lumbar and thoracic spine conditions, and motion preservation spine surgery.

Research & Clinical Trials

UC San Diego is dedicated to advances in the treatment of spinal disorders.