Approach to the Older Patient with Spinal Disorders: Surgery

Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC, discusses surgical approaches for patients with spinal disorders including the various options to achieve decompression and realignment, stabilizing the patient and obtaining a fusion. The rationales behind these choices are also discussed.


May 14, 2019

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Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC

Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Shane Burch is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating spinal deformities, degenerative spine conditions and cancers involving the spine. During his residency, Burch became interested in the treatment of spine disease and ...

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