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We know being diagnosed with a spinal tumor is a life-changing event. At the Penn Spine Center we are here to help you every step of the way.

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Neurosurgeons at Penn Spine Center provide comprehensive medical and surgical care for the most complex disorders of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nervous system. Penn is a regional and national leader in providing quality spine care utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach, implementing the latest advances in techniques and technology, and applying basic science and clinical research to improve spinal care.

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Penn continues to be the choice for complex conditions of the spine. It is home to more neurosurgeons ranked in The Best Doctors in America than any other hospital in the area.

No matter the condition or problem, Penn neurosurgeons have a vast arsenal of tools to evaluate, diagnose and treat the most complex spine disorders. Penn practitioners employ definitive technologies with the ultimate goal of seeking the highest quality and best outcomes possible.

Working in tandem with other Penn specialists, our neurosurgeons treat the following:

  • spinal cord injuries
  • sciatica
  • spinal schwannoma
  • spinal meningioma
  • scoliosis
  • herniated discs
  • degenerative disease
  • spinal deformities
  • spinal tumors
  • spinal stenosis
  • lumbar spondylosis

In This Section

Diagnosis and Evaluation

Penn neurosurgeons use advanced diagnostic testing including imaging, blood tests, and perform a full physical examination to determine disorders of the spine.

Neurosurgical Spine Treatments

Penn's Neurosurgical Spine Center provides both surgical and non-surgical treatments and procedures. 

Patient Stories

Hear patient stories who have had success relieving back and neck pain or other successful spinal treatments. 

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