Our Outcomes

Our Outcomes

We pride ourselves on our vast experience and high success rates. Here is the data to back it up. This data represents all patients from September 1992 thru December 2016.


Procedure# of Patients
1 Level - No Instrumentation139
1 Level - ACD Anterior Plate634
2 Level - ACD Anterior Plate308
3 Level - ACD Anterior Plate104
4 Level - ACD Anterior Plate8
2 Separate Levels and Anterior Plate1
Revision ACD and Anterior Plate98
1 Level Corpectomy275
2 Level Corpectomy81
3 Level Corpectomy6
4 Level Corpectomy2
Hybrid (Corpectomy + 1 or 2 Level ACD)115
Hybrid (2 Level Corpectomy + Level ACD)7
Anterior-Posterior (Includes ACDs and Corpectomies)193
Noncontiguous 2 Level1
Total Anterior Patients1972


Seroma Requiring Drainage0.1%1
Superficial Infection (Reaction to Steri-Strips)0.2%2
Deep Infection0.1%1
CSF Leak0.1%1
Incidental Durotomy0.1%1
Transient UE Weakness0%0
Permanent UR/LE Weakness0%0
Graft Extrusion0%0
Transient Dysphagia ( > 6 Weeks)0.5%7
Transient Dysphagia ( > 12 Weeks)0.2%2 (Mild)
Transient Hoarseness2.2%28
Permanent Hoarseness0.3%4
Vascular Injury0%0
Esophageal or Tracheal Injury0%0
Symptomatic Pseudoarthrosis (Mild)0.2%2
Symptomatic Pseudoarthrosis (Requiring Revision)0.3%4
Asymptomatic Hardware Failure (Broken Screw)0.3%4
Permanent Complication Rate (Requiring Repeat Surgery)0.3%4


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