Awake Spine Surgery at UCSF
UCSF is one of the first medical centers in the U.S. to offer awake minimally invasive fusion and decompression procedures, which shortens surgery time and avoids side effects of general anesthesia.
Iron and Spine
After a long-standing herniated disc became unmanageable, scientist Amanda Woerman, PhD, turned to the UCSF Spine Center for minimally invasive surgery. Four months later she completed her first IRONMAN and today is pain free for the first time in over six years.
Conservative Care Options for Spinal Disorders
UCSF’s Non-operative Spine Program applies a multidisciplinary approach to restoring functionality for patients.