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Spine Care

If you suffer from neck or back pain, determining the cause of the problem and who to see for care is the first step to recovery.
Midwest Spine Care can take the confusion out of these important decisions.

If you injure your back or neck, you can access Midwest Spine Care  by making an appointment with a spine care specialist at Research Medical Center. In an emergency, Midwest Spine Care can be accessed through our Emergency Department.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Hamid M. Shah, MD, neurosurgeon, is offering patients spine surgery using the smallest access incision possible. This specialized procedure provides:

  • Shorter length of hospital stay
  • Less blood loss
  • Less back pain
  • Walking same day
  • Traditional open surgery outcomes, with a minimally invasive incision

Dr. Shaw is the only fellowship trained, minimally invasive spine surgeon in the city. He is able to offer micro discectomies and lumbar fusion through a 16 mm tube and laminectomies through an 18 mm tube. These incisions can leave a scar less than one inch long. Traditional incisions can be as much as three to three and a half centimeters.

For information about this procedure, call the Midwest Neuroscience Institute at Research Medical Center at (816) 363-2500.

Our physicians and staff are waiting to help you fully recover from back pain and injuries – just use our Nurses On-Call line and get back to normal life.

For more information visit Midwest Spine Care.

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