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UCSD Neurosurgery Spine Service

UCSD Neurosurgery spine surgeons have special expertise in cervical thoracic, lumbar, and lumbosacral intervertebral disc removal, treatment of spine fractures and other spine injuries, spinal synovial or ganglion cysts, spinal cord herniation syndromes, Arnold-Chiari malformation, syringomyelia,  vertebral hemangiomas, schwannomas (neuromas), neurofibromas, gliomas (including astrocytoma, olgiodendroglioma, ependymoma, and ganglioglioma) chordomas, spinal chondrosarcomas, other spine tumors, and surgery for spinal stenosis.

Our neurosurgery spine practitioners include: 

For an appointment; please contact us at 619-543-5540 or via our contact form


Below:  Cervical disc herniations may cause spinal cord compression; disc removal with single level fusion can be an effective means of decompressing the spinal cord.