Spine Clinic

The spine specialists at Stanford's Orthopaedic Spine Center are internationally recognized as leaders in spinal care. Conditions of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine are treated, including:

  • Deformities
  • Complex disorders
  • Trauma/fractures
  • Tumors
  • Cervical and lumbar disc herniation
  • Cervical and lumbar stenosis
  • Degenerative disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Our specialists have received multiple national and international awards for outstanding research and development involving spinal diagnostic and management techniques. This in-depth experience allows us to bring the most modern and effective approaches to our patients.

Stanford’s Orthopaedic Spine Center is designed to work with patients and their families on innovative approaches to diagnosis, treatment, research and patient education to improve patient quality of life. 

We understand that having a spinal disorder can be a difficult and sometimes confusing experience. We know that our patients will find comfort in the knowledge that we offer the highest level of patient care by our fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons. 

In our approach, we reasonably and effectively treat the full range of spinal conditions in as minimally invasive a fashion as possible.

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Chief of Spine

Serena Hu, MD

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and, by Courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center


Todd Alamin, MD


John Kleimeyer, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

James Mok, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Michael D. Tseng, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Kirkham Wood, MD