10 Questions to Ask Your Spine Surgeon Before Surgery

Spine surgery can be serious business, but if you have chosen an experienced and knowledgeable spine surgeon, you’ll be in good hands. But even surgeries that are considered “routine” for our surgeons, may not be routine for you. One of the cornerstones of our practice is patient education and we encourage our patients to ask questions in order to help them make informed decisions about their care. Here are 10 important questions to ask your spine surgeon before surgery.

At Polaris Spine & Neurosurgery, we are committed to providing you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about any surgery your spine surgeon might recommend. To learn more, call us at 404.256.2633

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