Neck pain and back pain is one of the most common complaints of pain in the modern population. While the majority of back pain patients can be successfully treated conservatively without back surgery or spine surgery, a small number will need some type of spinal surgery. At DMC there are back therapists, back doctors, back specialists, back surgeons and spinal surgeons specializing in neck and back pain who are able to provide complete and comprehensive evaluations and back treatment programs that can satisfy every patient's needs.
It all begins with a call to the DMC Spine & Back Program Coordinator. In one easy call, our DMC Spine & Back Coordinator will help connect patients to the back specialists best suited to deliver an individualized care plan.
The DMC Spine & Back Program Coordinator can be reached at 1-866-222-5824.
DMC Harper University Hospital, DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital and DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital are ranked among the “Best Hospitals in Southeast Michigan” for Orthopaedics care by U.S.News & World Report.
If a referral to a Detroit back specialist or specialty physician is indicated, we will directly schedule the appointment(s). You may indicate which DMC back specialist you wish to see, or if there is no preference, the DMC Spine & Back Program Coordinator will help find a physician and/or service.
The most common referral options are:
- Initial Assessment with Back Doctor
- Initial Assessment with Spine Specialist
- Diagnostic Testing
- Pain Management Services
- Adult Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery
- Pediatric Back Specialists
- Back Therapist and Rehabilitation
For an appointment with a back specialist, to receive a second opinion or for more information on back pain treatment options available at The Detroit Medical Center, please call 1-866-222-5824.