Spine

Board-certified Munson Healthcare orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons are experienced in back and spinal surgery, including spinal fusion, sacroiliac joint fusion, decompression laminectomy, and balloon kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures. These specialists also treat aching backs and manage fracture repair, disc injuries, and scoliosis. Specialty spine services are available at Charlevoix Hospital and Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.

 

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Advanced Technology for Improved Outcomes

The availability of an O-arm CT scanner in the surgical suite at Munson Medical Center ensures a higher level of delicate surgical techniques for complex back procedures. 

Prior to surgery, patients may be referred to Munson Medical Center’s Pain Management Program to try less invasive treatments.  

Spinal Conditions We Treat

Procedures

Balloon Kyphoplasty

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Cervical Fusion

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Decompression Laminectomy

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Disc Injuries

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Fracture Repair

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Sacroiliac Joint Fusion

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Spinal Cord Stimulation

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Spinal Fusion

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.

Spinal Stenosis

As the population ages, spinal stenosis has become more widespread. Our spine specialists are experts at designing an individual treatment plan for each person with spinal stenosis, as individual needs can vary widely.

This service is available at these locations: Charlevoix Hospital, Munson Medical Center.