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Our lead physician, Matthew Berchuck, MD specializes in the treatment of a variety of spinal conditions with a strong focus on cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine surgery.  Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and dedicated to delivering quality spine care, Dr. Berchuck has many years' experience in the latest advances in spinal care that include up-to-date, minimally-invasive spine surgery technique.   

Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, TX on the Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) campus, Spine Surgery Center offers advanced digital imaging capabilities and an electronic health record system in an inviting environment. Staffed by medical professionals, we consistently demonstrate our true commitment and dedication to the well-being of our patients and our motto to do right by our patients and do it well.  

Back Basics: A Healthy Spine

A healthy spine supports the body while letting it move freely. It does this with the help of three natural curves. Strong, flexible muscles help, too. They support the spine by keeping its curves properly aligned. The disks that cushion the bones of your spine also play a role in back fitness.

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Anatomy of a Normal Spine

The spinal column is a stack of bones (vertebrae) that are separated by soft pads of tissue (disks). Each of these bones has a canal that runs top to bottom. Together these canals form a tunnel called the spinal canal. Running through this canal are nerves. These nerves carry signals between the brain and body.

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