A Team Approach to Back and Spine Care

At UMass Memorial, all the specialists and subspecialists involved in spine care work together as a collaborative team. You benefit from the input of multiple experts to determine the best course of treatment for your individual situation, and your care is seamlessly coordinated.

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A Full Array of Nonsurgical Spine Treatment Options

It may surprise you to know that most back issues get better without surgery. In fact, only 5% of our patients actually require spinal surgery. That’s why the UMass Memorial Spine Center offers a complete array of today’s most effective conservative treatment options including physical therapy and a range of pain management techniques.

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When Spine Surgery Is Necessary

If conservative treatments haven’t worked and back pain prevents you from living your life to the fullest, surgery may be appropriate. When this is the case, it’s important to know that you’re in excellent hands at the UMass Memorial Spine Center. We’re nationally recognized for our neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery expertise, with capabilities ranging from minimally invasive spinal decompression to complex procedures to correct spinal deformities and remove spinal tumors.

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Where Do I Start?

Call us at 855-UMASS-MD (855-862-7763) if back or neck pain is interfering with your ability to live life fully and we will schedule your consultation as soon as possible. 

Meet the Spine Center Team

The Spine Center brings together an exceptional team of respected, experienced specialists focused on neck, back, and spine care who work collaboratively to provide you with seamless, coordinated care. 

Spine Care Providers

Related Programs

Additional Services

As part of an academic medical center, UMass Memorial Spine Center gives you streamlined access to other specialists with expertise in spine-related issues. 

Plan Your Visit

Spine Center Locations

42.540794530094, -71.763174680074

UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital – Leominster Campus


100 Hospital Road - Suite1C, Leominster, MA 01453

42.273189, -71.7926355

UMass Memorial Medical Center – Memorial Campus


119 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA 01605

42.277563, -71.761671

UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus


55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655

42.271939088003, -71.79390412254

UMass Memorial Medical Group Neurosurgery


67 Belmont Street, Worcester, MA 01605

42.283805917595, -71.599708417595

UMass Memorial Orthopedics at Westborough


154 East Main Street, Westborough, MA 01581