Och Spine

NewYork-Presbyterian

Och Spine

Comprehensive Surgical and Non-Surgical Spine Care from the NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Experts at New York’s #1 Hospital

Our Patient Stories

Patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital experience an unparalleled level of care. Our team provides personalized attention, compassion, and support, as well as connections to resources to get better. We attend to family and caregiver needs, too, so patients can focus on taking care of themselves.

Solomiya Dezhnyuk

Solomiya Dezhnyuk

Treated for Scoliosis

“I was walking on my own with no walker after six months. I grew a few inches, and I feel so much better, this was an awesome experience,” Solomiya says. “I'm thankful to everyone at NewYork-Presbyterian for their love and support.”

Susan Kingsolver

Susan Kingsolver

Treated for Scoliosis

“This surgery was a life-changer. When I talked to Dr. Lenke about having the surgery, he told me this was about improving my quality of life, and he was absolutely right.”

Gary Layton

Gary Layton

Treated for Spinal Stenosis and Scoliosis

“When the first neurosurgeon referred me to Dr. Angevine, he said specifically that Dr. Angevine handled the age group from 64 to 84, which a lot of doctors were not willing to touch.”

Gary Leff

Gary Leff

Treated for Back Pain

“I feel secure when I'm with [Dr. Smith] and I've never had to wait long," noted Gary. "He even calls to see how I'm feeling, despite his busy patient load.”

Bridget Pasapane

Bridget Pasapane

Treated for Degenerative Discs

“My other doctor told me if I went to [NewYork-Presbyterian], I’d just be a number. I wouldn’t get any personal attention. But I didn’t feel like I was a number. I feel like the team is family.”

John Sarcona

John Sarcona

Treated for Scoliosis and Kyphosis

“Dr. Lenke saved my son’s life,” says John’s mother, Joanne. There are not enough words to describe how blessed I feel that we found him. We found the miracle that John and I were looking for.”

Dale Winell

Dale Winell

Treated for Spinal Stenosis, Scoliosis, and Spondylolisthesis of the Lumbosacral Spine

“I feel I have made the best decision to enable me to enjoy my senior years. What a great outcome!”

Nicole Zinerco

Nicole Zinerco

Treated for Extradural Arachnoid Cyst

“From the moment I woke up after surgery and wiggled my toes, I felt so relieved and so happy. I can’t believe I’m feeling so good already.”