Most people are affected by neck or back pain at some point in their lives.

If you are living with back or neck pain, it influences every part of your daily life and activities. At NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine, we understand the challenges even minor symptoms like a stiff neck or sore back can bring.

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine neck and back pain specialists regularly treat children, adolescents, and adults. We treat each part of the spine:

Recognized nationally and around the world, NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine combines the best minds in medicine with advanced treatments. Together, we can help patients find relief from neck and back pain.

Why Choose Us

Leading Experts in Neck & Back Pain

Why Choose Us

Choosing a doctor for neck and back pain is an important decision. With our experience, expertise, and technology, we help relieve pain and restore function.

  • We perform more inpatient spine surgical cases than any other hospital in New York City*
  • We are experts in many spine conditions such as scoliosis, spinal tumors, herniated discs, fractures, and trauma.
  • Leading technology, robotics, and navigational tools allow our teams to perform minimally invasive techniques with precision.

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine offers comprehensive care, from educating patients about general spine health to focusing on non-surgical options first and performing complex surgeries with extraordinary precision.

To ensure you receive the best possible care, we also work with specialists from other departments as needed, such as heart and lung doctors, when building your treatment plan.

*SPARCS 2019

Our Approach to Care

Conservative Care for Neck & Back Pain

Our Approach to Care

As we get to know each patient and their family, we tailor treatment options to meet each patient’s specific needs. We believe in conservative care and always consider non-surgical spine treatments first.

We treat a range of patients including those seeking basic spine wellness, people with sudden neck or back pain due to trauma, and others with persistent back or neck pain with no known cause.

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine neck and back specialists explore every non-surgical option available including:

  • Physical therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Education about posture
  • Manual therapy
  • Bracing and casting
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Nutrition and weight management support

If surgery is needed, our patients choose NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine surgeons who treat neck and back pain and rank among the leading specialists in the world.

Our Team

Our Renowned Neck & Back Pain Specialists

Our Team

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine is backed by world-class Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine physicians, including many of the world’s top orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons.

Meet our spine care team

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