Surgery for Neck Pain: Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

An Orthopaedic Surgeon Explains Surgical Options for Neck Pain

As a top orthopaedic surgeon, Co-Chief of the Spine Division and Director of Cervical Spine Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, Dr. Dan Riew is a trustworthy source when it comes to reviewing your surgical options for neck pain.

In four video segments, Dr. Riew explains the most common surgical procedures for various cervical spine conditions.  He discusses anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, artificial disc replacement, foraminotomy, and posterior cervical fusion.  He will help you understand the risks and benefits, plus how each procedure is done.

Updated on: 03/24/16
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