Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive OLLIF

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Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Minimally Invasive Microdiscectomy (METRx Discectomy)

Total Disc Replacement

Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw Instrumentation

Minimally Invasive TLIF

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) uses the latest advanced technology to treat back pain and neck pain caused by a variety of spinal conditions. Special surgical instruments, devices and advanced imaging techniques are used to visualize and perform the surgery through small incisions. The aim of MISS is to minimize damage to the muscles and surrounding structures enabling faster recovery and less pain.

Illustration of a Cross-Section of the Spine using a Minimally Invasive Retractor System

Surgical picture of the use of a Minimally Invasive Retractor System & Special Instruments to Perform Spinal surgery through a Small Incision


Surgical procedures that employ minimally invasive spine approach include:


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  • aaos
  • Orthopadic Research Society
  • Florida Medical Society
  • Florida Orthopadic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Board of Orthopedic surgeons (ABOS)
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)
  • Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
  • Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS)
  • AOSpine