Spinal Surgery

Spinal Surgery

In this video, Dr. Daniel Gelb, associate professor of orthopaedics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, talks about the most common types of operations performed at the University of Maryland Spine Center – lumbar decompression and fusion -- and who is the best candidate for these procedures.  He also discusses the how staff members work with patients in a way to reduce their anxiety work with patients together to decide on and implement a treatment plan, whether it requires non-operative care or complex surgical reconstruction.

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This page was last updated: June 16, 2014

         
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