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Procedures

Our practice specializes in the evaluation and surgical management of spinal disorders. This includes all aspects of spinal disease, including cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine disorders. Advanced techniques and technology is utilized, including microsurgical cervical and lumbar surgery, minimally-invasive surgery and disc arthroplasty.

Frequently performed procedures:

  • Minimally-invasive spine surgery
  • Robotic spine surgery
  • Direct lateral interbody fusion surgery (aka lateral lumbar interbody fusion), LLIF, DLIF
  • Disc arthroplasty (aka cervical disc replacement or cervical arthroplasty)
  • Microsurgical lumbar discectomy
  • Lumbar laminoplasty, minimally invasive approach to spinal stenosis
  • Microsurgical anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery
  • Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (minimally invasive orthopedic procedure)
  • Lumbar laminectomy (micro-surgical)
  • Spinal micro-surgery
  • Percutaneous lumbar pedicle screw fixation

Common conditions treated at Virginia Spine Care:

  • Cervical spinal stenosis
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Lumbar spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical and lumbar disc herniation
  • Lumbar disc degeneration
  • Revision spine surgery

Contact

(540) 725-9771

Hours

Mon & Thur 8am to 5pm
Tues, Wed & Fri 8:30am to 5pm

FROM THE BLOG

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    Major Results, Minimal Invasiveness: The Mazor X Revisited

    In 2018, Virginia Spine Care became the first Southwest Virginia practice to offer Mazor X robotic spine surgery following Dr. Leipzig’s extensive training in this revolutionary robot-navigated system. In that time, Dr. Leipzig has completed more than 150 robot-guided pedicle screw placements and improved the quality of lives in his patients who’ve undergone minimally invasive spine …

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    Managing a Herniated Lumbar Disk

    Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified, Salem, Virginia spine surgeon with over two decades of experience. He specializes in procedures including robotic spine surgery, microsurgical lumbar surgery, disc arthroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery, and more, serving the greater Roanoke, VA area. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact our office. Our spine is responsible for a lot of our daily movement, …

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    Robotic Spine Surgery Case Study

    Dr. Leipzig is a board-certified Virginia spine surgeon serving Roanoke and Salem communities with over two decades of experience. He treats spinal stenosis, specializing in procedures like minimally invasive lumbar laminoplasty, microsurgical lumbar surgery, robotic spine surgery, disc arthroplasty, and more. Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery Minimally-invasive spinal procedures (less-disruptive spine surgery) have made surgery less painful and far more effective than ever …

"I enjoy interacting with patients and helping them understand their condition and treatment options. Spine problems and spinal surgery can be stressful. It’s an honor to be able to treat patients and guide them toward recovery."
James Leipzig, M.D., F.A.C.S.