Spine Surgery Success Stories

Dolores Grandizio - Scoliosis Patient Success Story

Meet Dolores

When Delores needed surgery to correct a severe curve in her spine, she turned to the experts at UPMC to help her get back to being the active and energetic person she once was.

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Kersten Klein – Lumbar Disc Herniation Patient Success Story

Meet Kersten

This busy bank employee, faced with living with severe and debilitating back pain, found relief and a speedy recovery through minimally invasive XLIF® surgery at UPMC.

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Hannah Snyder – Lumbar Burst Fracture Patient Success Story

Meet Hannah

When a near fatal car accident severely fractured this high school senior’s spine, the experts at UPMC were able to correct the damage using advanced, minimally invasive surgery.

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