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Advantages of Outpatient Spine Surgery

Updated: Aug 7, 2023

Outpatient spine surgery is possible for a number of minimally invasive surgical procedures. ACME Spine & Orthopedics offer patients a more comfortable environment than hospitals and a more cost-effective alternative to inpatient care.

Advantages of Outpatient Spine Surgery

Some benefits of minimally invasive outpatient spinal surgery include:

  • A shorter recovery time

  • A smaller incision, leading to less scarring

  • Lower costs

  • Lower infection rates at ambulatory surgical centers than hospitals

  • Easier access for patients and their families

  • Patients are afforded a more comfortable environment than a hospital

Outpatient Back Surgeries

The following spinal surgery procedures, including laser spine surgery, are safely performed in an outpatient setting:

  • Anterior cervical fusions

  • Artificial cervical disc surgery (arthroplasty)

  • Posterior cervical nerve root decompression

  • Lumbar microdiscectomy

  • Lumbar laminoforaminotomy

  • Lumbar laminectomy

  • Minimally invasive fusions and decompressions

Our team would be happy to discuss the benefits of performing outpatient procedures at ACME Spine & Orthopedics. If you’re in the Orlando area, contact us or call (321) 972-2932 to set up an appointment.

Advantages of Outpatient Spine Surgery


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