Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity

Spinal deformity occurs when the curves of the spine differ from the normal, gentle S-shape seen from the side, or the straight line down the back of a normal spine. Spinal deformities, including scoliosis, may lead to symptoms that include pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, loss of function, and pulmonary and cardiac problems.  The experts at Och Spine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center create individual treatment plans based on each patient's needs.

Spinal deformity
About Spinal Deformity
When we speak about deformity, what do we mean? What kinds of spinal deformities are there? 
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Scoliosis






About Scoliosis
Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves laterally.
 Learn more about adult scoliosis >
Patient Stories








Patient Stories
Our doctors work with patients to alleviate their symptoms. Read their stories here >

 

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Our Care Team

  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spinal Surgery
  • Co-Director, Spinal Deformity and Scoliosis Program
Phone: 212-746-2260
  • Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery 
Phone: (888) 922-2257
  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Director, Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Phone: 212-746-1164
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Attending Neurosurgeon
Phone: 888-922-2257
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Phone: 646-962-3388
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Phone: (718) 670-1837
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery
Phone: 718-780-3070
  • Registered Nurse
Phone: 212-746-1164
  • Registered Nurse
Phone: 212-746-1164

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