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Spinal Surgery

Dr. Perin specializes in spinal thoracoscopy, laparoscopy and all other spine and spinal cord problems, including spinal instrumentation.

St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center offers a comprehensive clinical program for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the spine and spinal cord. Complex problems involving the occipito-cervical junction through the sacrum and coccyx are investigated extensively and recommendations for treatment are made.

Treatment is available in the following areas:

  • Spinal cord injury management

  • Traumatic spinal fractures

  • Spinal tumors (primary and metastatic)

  • Spinal cord tumors (astrocytoma, ependymoma, hemangioma, etc.)

  • Occipito-cervical anomalies (fracture instability, tumors, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital anomalies, etc.)

  • Cervical (disc herniations, stenosis, spondylosis, OPLL, fracture instability)

  • Thoracic (disc herniation, tumors, scoliosis, deformity, syringomyelia, arachnoid cyst)

  • Lumbar (disc herniations, stenosis, instability, spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, tumors, synovial cysts

  • Tethered cord, meningeal cysts (tarlov)

  • Sacrum (tumors, meningomyelocele, lipoma)

  • Endoscopic spinal surgery (see Indications for Endoscopic Surgery)

 

 

 
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