At UPMC, we offer comprehensive spine care, both surgical and non-surgical, for a wide array of spinal disorders. Our spine experts specialize in the management and treatment of degenerative conditions of the spine, spinal cord and spinal column tumors, spinal deformities, and spinal trauma and injury. With access to state-of-the-art facilities and cutting edge research, our spine surgeons are able to provide the latest and most advanced treatment options available.

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Meet the Surgeons

Our spine surgeons are among the most experienced in the world in treating an array of neurosurgical conditions.

Read about the members of our surgical team >

Patient Stories
  • Meet Dolores

    When Dolores 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. READ MORE >

  • 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. READ MORE >

  • 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. READ MORE >

Spinal Trauma Survivor

Minimally invasive spine surgery at UPMC helped this 17-year-old after a severe car crash.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Dr. Adam Kanter describes the advantages of minimally invasive spine surgery.

Spine Radiosurgery

Dr. Peter Gerszten discusses the advantages to spine radiosurgery treatment for patients at UPMC.

Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery

Drs. Kanter and Okonkwo discuss minimally invasive surgery for complex scoliosis, which may offer faster recovery and better outcomes.


Dr. Peter Gerszten discusses the advantages to kyphoplasty treatment for spine patients.

Phone Numbers:   412-647-3685 (within the U.S.)
01-877-320-8762 (International)