SRO Spine Center

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SRO Patient-First Model

The SRO spine center model provides the combined expertise of a renown orthopaedic physician and a veteran physician assistant working alongside an award-winning physical therapy staff to facilitate the best possible results. Our certified medical assistants, a patient care coordinator and the centers own surgery scheduler and diagnostic center ensures you a comprehensive and quality experience.


Dr. Christian Athanassious is a board certified spine surgeon with fellowship training in spine surgery from Stanford University. Dr. Athanassious is the Medical Director of the SRO Spine Center.  Learn more …

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

With Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery our goal is to get patients back to a more enjoyable experience of life using minimally invasive techniques. This surgery involves the use of tiny incisions that treat the spinal problem without damaging surrounding muscle and tissue. Learn more …

Patient Education Library

ALIF Brochure

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion – In this procedure, the surgeon works on the spine from the front (anterior) and removes a spinal disc in the lower (lumbar) spine.
The surgeon inserts a bone graft into the space between the two vertebrae where the disc was removed (the interbody space).

XLIF Brochure

eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion – The eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) technique is a minimally disruptive surgical procedure performed through the side of the body.
It is designed to treat a range of spinal pathologies.

Lumbar Discectomy Brochure

Lumbar discectomy is a spinal surgical procedure that attempts to relieve pressure on the nerve roots in the lumbar spine. It is most commonly performed to relieve the pain resulting from a ruptured or herniated disc.

Posterior Fixation Brochure

Posterior fixation for the thoracolumbar spine is a procedure intended to provide realignment, immobilization, and stabilization of spinal segments in skeletally mature patients throughout the healing process, allowing fusion to occur.

Laminectomy Brochure

Laminectomy is a spinal surgical procedure that attempts to relieve pressure on the spinal cord, cauda equina, or nerve roots in the spine. It is most commonly performed to relieve the pain resulting from spinal stenosis. Surgeons may treat one or more levels of the spine depending on where the spinal stenosis is located.

Laminectomy

Laminectomy

Maximum Access Surgery Fixation Animation

MAS Fixation Animation

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

ALIF

eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion

XLIF

Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion

ACDF

Discectomy

Discectomy

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

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