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Spine Surgery

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To learn more or to schedule an appointment with a Mount Nittany Health spine surgery specialist, call 814.237.4321. Surgeries are performed at Mount Nittany Medical Center and Mount Nittany Health Surgical Center.

Why Choose Mount Nittany Health Spine Surgery?

Led by expertly trained spine surgeon Ronald Lakatos, MD, Mount Nittany Health Orthopedics provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of spine-related conditions. We combine advanced technologies and cutting-edge surgical techniques, with compassionate care. Suffering from back pain can keep you from living your best life. When spinal care is the answer, Mount Nittany Health has your back. We also focus on cervical, thoracic, and lumbar care.

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“Providing care at a community-based healthcare system like Mount Nittany Health makes me feel like I’m part of a healthcare system that is focused on helping people, and I enjoy it,”

Dr. Lakatos
Dr. Lakatos

Our Approach

Our comprehensive approach involves working with a team of healthcare professionals. This includes surgeons, nurses, and rehabilitation specialists. Together, they help increase your chances of a successful outcome and faster recovery.

Decisions about your spine health aren’t always easy. We aim to empower you and keep you informed every step of the way.

Spine Conditions We Treat

  • Back or neck pain
  • Disc herniation
  • Radiculopathy
  • Revision surgeries
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis

Spine Surgery Treatments / Services

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Artificial cervical disc replacement
  • Lumbar fusion procedures
  • Lumbar laminectomies
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Non-operative management of spine pathology
  • Posterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Revision procedures
  • Spinal cord stimulators