Robotic Spine Surgery

Leading-Edge Technology in Spine Surgery

BIDMC and New England Baptist Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, are the only hospitals in eastern Massachusetts where you can find this ultra-precise, safe robotic spine surgery technology for adults.

Robotic Spine Surgery at BIDMC
Dr. Efstathios Papavassiliou (left) and Dr. Umesh Metkar perform robotic spine surgery at BIDMC.

Why Choose Robotic Spine Surgery?

Like many, you may have concerns about experiencing complications after spine surgery. Our advanced robotic technology offers a lower risk of complications, often with less need for pain medication after surgery. 

How Does Robotic Spine Surgery Work?

Spine surgery often requires screws to be placed to stabilize your spine. Proper screw placement is essential for the best outcome.

Before your surgery, your surgeon will use advanced software and 3-D imaging to program the placement of each surgical screw at the exact location and angle needed for your unique condition. During surgery, the robotic arm steadily positions the each screw as programmed. This robotic assistance allows the surgeon to operate with precision, efficiency, and confidence.

This state-of-the-art system is available at BIDMC and at New England Baptist Hospital.

Potential Benefits of Robotic Spine Surgery

  • Improved accuracy
  • Fewer complications
  • Treatment for more complex cases

Conditions We Treat

The robotic spine system is ideal for treating:

  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal tumor
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  • Conditions requiring thoracic lumbar fusion

Is Robotic Spine Surgery Right for You?

Call 617-754-9009 to set up an evaluation or second opinion to talk with a spine surgeon about robotic spine surgery at BIDMC.