Spine surgery is a specialization of Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery.
It deals with acute and chronic disorders of the spinal column, which may affect the spinal cord and nerves.
Main areas of expertise of Spine surgery:
- Spinal Trauma (e.g. Fractures of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine)
- Spinal deformities (e.g. kyphosis, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis)
- Metabolic/inflammatory diseases of the spine (e.g osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis)
- Degenerative conditions of the spine (e.g. spondylosis, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, myelopathy, radiculopathy)
- Spinal Tumors and
- Spinal infections
Spine Surgery focuses on achieving the best possible treatment to restore the patients’ function and quality of life. Established operative interventions, newly developed minimally invasive techniques, as well as non-operative means are utilized for this goal.Mr George Mataliotakis is specializing in Spine surgery after a full orthopaedic curriculum.