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Spine Surgery


Welcome to the Institute of Spine Surgery

The backbone of the human body signifies more than just a crucial part to stand erect, it defines a person’s posture, personality and in some cases even aids the mindset. We, at Gleneagles Global Health City Hospitals, understand this and at our specialized Spine Care Center, we offer much more than just treatment and surgery for the spine. As one of the best hospitals for the treatment of spinal disorders in Chennai. We are backed with one of the best spinal specialists in Chennai who offer holistic care that helps relieve pain and other issues.

We offer advanced medical and surgical treatment for patients suffering from spine diseases and chronic pain. Our wards have state-of-the-art technology, modern techniques, and advanced therapies, to help patients live a pain-free lifestyle. We at Gleneagles Global Health City have a complete spine surgery unit and work jointly with a few of the best spine doctors in Chennai to develop a personalized treatment plan for each patient, keeping their diagnosis, lifestyle, and professional requirements in my mind.

The following are some of the spine surgical procedures provided by us

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Cervical spine procedure
  • Anterior lumbar fusion surgery
  • Lateral lumbar fusion surgery

Why Choose Us

We have one of the best spinal specialists in Chennai with years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. The ward is well furnished with the latest technology machines to provide the best of service and care to victims.


  • Excellent Doctors

Meet with our team of highly skilled, compassionate and knowledgeable doctors, who aim to be there for you when you need them the most. We strive hard to offer a healthy tomorrow to most of our patients, and we achieve this with the support of our amazing staff.

  • State-of-the-art Infrastructure

We have streamlined processes, advanced technologies, world-class infrastructure, and are specialized and interdisciplinary care. We also aim to meet every patient's health needs, and are perennially committed to your well-being.

  • Cutting-edge Technology

At Gleneagles Global Health City, we are keen on providing global access to advanced healthcare. Our facility is equipped with high-precision technologies and top gadgets that gives you a world class healthcare experience. Our commitment to personalized care matches our exceptional medical expertise.

Our Diagnostic Capabilities

Gleneagles Global Health City, one of the best hospitals for treatment of spinal disorders in Chennai employs advanced diagnostic and assessment methods to understand the severity and/or cause of the spine diseases. The department offers preventive methods, education, and awareness with the help of a few of the best spine doctors in Chennai. A preferred option for comprehensive spine care, we employ the finest infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities. To ensure that every patient receives the utmost care and treatment, we offer an accurate diagnosis, expert care and consultation with the top specialists.

Spine Injuries and Disorders | Spinal Cord Diseases – Diagnosis & Tests

Computed Tomography (CT) – Spine 

A Computed Tomography (CT) – Spine scan uses X-rays to obtain a clear image of the body part. It is mandatory for people with spinal injuries or back pain to undergo a CT scan as it will help the doctor to understand the structure and issue in that part. Our team of some of the best spine surgeon in Bangalore analyses the CT scan report thoroughly to provide the patient with a satisfactory cure.


Discography is a diagnostic process in which the pain-causing disc is identified. A liquid is injected into the pain-causing disc to overcome the pain. 

Electromyography (EMG)

In Electromyography (EMG), electrodes are attached to the body, and using electrical signals, the performance of muscles, tissues, or bones are measured and observed.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Spine 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) – Spine scan is carried out to get a clear image of the body parts. In this procedure, a person is sent into a tube-like structure where magnetic radiations are projected on the body part to obtain an image.

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Analysis 

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Analysis is carried out to determine if the spine and brain are functioning correctly and to check if the CSF that acts as a transportation medium and support system is present in an adequate amount.

Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures 

Apart from the standard scans and tests for spine surgery, our team of spine surgery specialist will conduct numerous other tests and procedures to understand the condition of the nervous system of the patient’s body.

Neurological Exam

An entire neurological exam is conducted to examine all the parts of the nervous system (both central and peripheral) that include the brain, tissues, spinal cord, nerves, etc.

Specialized Nerve Tests: EMG, NCV and SSEP Scintigraphy

Other tests like EMG, NCV, and SSEP Scintigraphy are conducted to get data about nerves, back-bone, and brain.

Treatment & Procedures

Gleneagles Global Health City Hospital is one of the best hospitals for the treatment of spine diseases in Chennai offering care for all types of spinal disorders. We are recognized for our expertise in treating all types of spine issues. Additionally, our hospital houses a few of the best spinal specialists in Chennai. They are backed by a team of dedicated staff, who are experienced and bring wide-ranging expertise in this field.

Types of spine issues

  • Ankylosing spondylitis

It causes inflammation of the spinal joints that lead to chronic pain and discomfort. Read More

  • Cervical spondylosis

It occurs when wear and tear affects the spinal disks in your neck. As the disks dehydrate and shrink because of the growing age or poor posture. Read More

  • Lumbar disc prolapses

It occurs when the gel-like center of a disc breaks through a weak area in the tough outer wall resulting in back or leg pain, numbness or tingling. Read More

  • Spinal stenosis

It puts pressure on the nerves that travel through the spine because the spaces within your spine narrows. Read More

  • Cervical radiculopathy

It is when a nerve root in the cervical spine becomes inflamed or damaged, resulting in a change in neurological function.

  • Scoliosis

It is a sideways curvature of the spine that happens to some during puberty.

  • Spondylolisthesis

It is a spinal condition that affects the lower vertebrae (bones). In which one of the lower bones to slip forward causing pain and discomfort. Read More

  • Cervical disc disease

It is a frequent cause of neck pain and radiating arm pain. It occurs when one or more of the cushioning discs in the cervical spine starts to break down.

  • Degenerative disc disease

 It happens when one or more of the discs between the vertebrae of the spinal column deteriorates or breaks, leading to pain.

  • Kyphosis

It is a spinal disorder in which an excessive outward curve of the spine results in an abnormal rounding of the upper back. 

  • Lumbar spine stenosis

It is a narrowing of the spinal canal, pressing the nerves traveling through the lower back into the legs.

  • Disc extrusion

This occurs when the nucleus squeezes through a weakness or tear in the annulus, but the soft material is still connected to the disc.

  • Cervical myelopathy

It is caused by compression on the spinal cord that is characterized by clumsiness in hands and gait imbalance.

  • Whiplash injury

It is a neck injury because of forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck.

  • Spinal Disc Protrusion

It occurs when the disc annulus remains intact but forms an outpouching that can press against the nerves. Read More

Our Doctors

Gleneagles Global Health City Hospital Chennai is the one of the best hospitals for spine surgery in Chennai offering the treatment. We have a few of the best spinal specialists in Chennai delivering exceptional patient care and treatment and we bring a wealth of experience and wide-ranging expertise for the best cosmetic care. Our department with excellent and experienced surgeons will take proper care and provide quality treatment for you to lead a happy and a healthy life.

Dr S. Karunakaran

M.B.B.S, M.S, D.N.B


Dr Phani Kiran S

M.B.B.S, M.S, D.N.B

Senior Consultant

We are with you in your journey to better health

A consultation with our panel of doctors, specialists and surgeons will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle are facing any health issues, please get in touch with us, we are here for you.