The Stanford Spine Disorders Clinic treats thousands of patients every year, offering the latest surgical and nonsurgical treatments for spine disorders. Our doctors and nurses work together to determine the right treatment option for you.
Stanford patients have access to minimally invasive spine treatments that lead to faster recovery and less discomfort, including:
Discectomies and back fusions
Vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty for vertebral fractures
Stereotactic radiosurgery for spine tumors
We offer the most appropriate treatment that will give you the best long-term outcome. Treatment options include surgical and nonsurgical treatments, as well as conservative therapy.
Surgical Treatments for Neurological Spine Disorders
Spinal surgery procedures include minimally invasive approaches assisted with endoscopes, laser techniques and computer-guided imaging. Learn more about surgical treatments.
Nonsurgical Treatments for Neurological Spine Disorders
Nonsurgical options include customized physical therapy, targeted medications and injections. Learn more about nonsurgical treatments.
Conservative Therapy for Neurological Spine Disorders
Conservative therapy includes biofeedback, stress management and complementary medicine. Learn more about conservative therapy.
Matt Ryan fractured his neck in multiple places in a bodysurfing accident. Spinal neurosurgeon Dr. Jon Park repaired the complicated break, saving him from paralysis.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
For your convenience, you may check in for all same-day appointments at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center through a centralized, check-in desk near the front lobby. In addition to all outpatient services, you also can access onsite pre-surgery consultations at the center.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Send medical records before your appointment
Bring any MRI or CT films
Plan on being at the clinic for approximately one to two hours
AFTER YOUR APPOINTMENT
To reorder a prescription, have your pharmacy call 650-723-4720 or fax a refill request to 650-725-0390.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
To refer a new patient or ask questions regarding a referral, call 650-723-6469. For urgent referrals, call 650-723-6661 and request the spine neurosurgeon on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You may also fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
FOLLOW UP ON A PATIENT
Call us at 650-723-6469 if you have questions about a patient.
Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers securely online.