Spine Surgery

The Spine service manages adult spine problems, including degenerative disease, infection, trauma, and tumors. Our spine faculty and staff specialize in assessing low back pain and neck pain and non-operative and operative management with specific emphasis on the psychological aspect of back pain.

Spine Surgery Services
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Degenerative and Traumatic Spine
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery of Spine
  • Motion Preservation of Spine
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Artificial Disc Replacement

Spine Surgery Physicians

Ronald W. Lindsey, MD
Professor & Chairman
Orthopaedic Trauma and Spine Surgery
Galveston, South Shore, Victory Lakes

New Patients - Please download, save, and complete the New Patient Questionnaire-Lindsey.

Attach the completed questionnaire in an email to Monica Cooper (mmcooper@utmb.edu) or Stephanie Thiem (slthiem@utmb.edu), or mail it to the following address:

Monica Cooper/Stephanie Thiem
UTMB/Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0165


Spiros G. Pneumaticos, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Spine Surgery
South Shore, Victory Lakes


More Information:

Back and Neck Pain

Neck Pain and Problems

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Low Back Pain

Lumbar Strain (Weight Lifter's Back)

Lumbar Disk Disease (Herniated Disk)

Kyphosis

Scoliosis