Back and neck injury as well as chronic back pain affect millions of Americans.

Joel Franck, MD, utilizes computerized navigation, the Stealth® system allows Dr. Franck to direct his instrumentation into places that are not even visible to the eye. Much like a GPS, the computer actually “tracks” the surgical instrument as it moves in relation to computerized 3-D images of the patient’s anatomy. This allows the surgeon to operate using the smallest incision possible.

Dr. Joel Franck, M.D. >> specializes in a neck surgery known as "cervical fusion" and has developed a minimally invasive, highly effective, method of C1-C2 fusion, requiring only a brief hospital stay. Dr. Franck utilizes the Digital Motion X-ray System to diagnose these type of spinal instabilities