Welcome to the

Spine Center

Our specialists offer personalized treatment approaches for a broad range of spinal disorders.

NYU Langone’s Spine Center is home to one of the world’s largest treatment programs for people with spinal disorders. Our neurosurgical and orthopedic specialists provide treatment for a broad range of conditions affecting the spine and spinal cord, including the following:

Our spine physicians are internationally recognized leaders in the field, evaluating 18,000 patients annually and performing 2,850 surgeries and 3,000 interventional procedures a year.

We work closely with neurologists, rehabilitation medicine physicians, and radiologists to ensure the most accurate diagnosis. We provide patients with same-day, state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging. This includes digital X-rays, MRI, and EOS® imaging—a high-resolution, low-dose radiation spinal imaging system with complex, three-dimensional reconstruction capability.

More About Our Spine Center

Our Team

Our skilled physicians offer personalized care to people with all types of conditions affecting the spine.

Meet Our Doctors

Our Leadership

  • John A. Bendo, MD
    Co-Director | Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery

    Dr. Bendo is interim chief of the Division of Spine Surgery, clinical professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and chief of spine service—clinical affairs at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital. Dr. Bendo’s practice focuses on minimally invasive procedures and surgical techniques that preserve range of motion, while delivering the highest level of care to patients. His clinical research focuses on treatment outcomes for adults who have degenerative spine conditions, as well as conditions that cause life-altering deformities.

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  • Anthony K. Frempong-Boadu, MD
    Co-Director | Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery

    Dr. Frempong-Boadu is director of the Division of Spinal Neurosurgery and an associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery. He is board certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Frempong-Boadu is a noted specialist in the field of minimally invasive and endoscopic spinal surgery and speaks frequently on this topic at national and international meetings. He has a special interest in the surgical treatment of spinal cord and spinal column tumors. He previously served as director of the Neurosurgical Residency Training Program and director of the Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship Program.

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