SPINE SURGERY - The Spine Hospital Of Louisiana

Leading-Edge Spine Surgery

More successful spine surgeries are performed at The Spine Hospital of Louisiana every year than any other hospital on the Gulf Coast. That’s because our neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons are some of the nation’s best in this highly specialized field of surgery.  Our spine surgery experts combine unparalleled experience with the most advanced technologies to deliver outstanding results for our patients.  Learn more about the most common procedures performed at our hospital.

Minimally-Invasive Laser & Robotic-Assisted Spine Surgery

Spine specialists at The Spine Hospital of Louisiana pride themselves on always using the latest treatments and technologies and were the first to introduce both minimally-invasive laser and robotic assisted spine surgery to the Gulf Coast region.  These spine surgery technologies often require an incisions only a few centimeters big, allowing for smaller risks of complications, less blood loss, quicker recoveries.  The Spine Hospital of Louisiana utilizes minimally invasive techniques for conditions including degenerative disc disease, disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spinal deformities such as scoliosis, vertebral compression factors, and even spinal tumors.

Laser Spine Surgery explained by Dr. Kevin P. McCarthy

Laser Spine Surgery explained by Dr. Kelly J. Scrantz

Robotic-Assisted Spine Surgery Explained by Dr. Chambiss Harrod & Dr. Kevin McCarthy

Robotic-Assisted Spine Surgery: How Mazor X™ Works

Commonly Performed Procedures

Surgeons at The Spine Hospital of Louisiana handle a high volume of common to complex spinal problems.  This experience leads to better expertise and results. Click a video to learn more about types of surgeries frequently performed at our hospital.

Lumbar Fusion Surgery

Vertebral Augmentation


ACDF: Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion

ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Total Disc Replacement

PLIF: Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion


Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) Implant

ILIF: Interlaminar Lumbar Instrumented Fusion

Kyphoplasty (Balloon Vertebroplasty)

Lumbar Disc Microsurgery

TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Instrumented Fusion

Percutaneous Disc Nucleoplasty

Lumbar Microdecompression