Spine Center signage in Duke Clinic

The Spine Division combines the expertise of the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. 

Duke Spine is a high-volume, comprehensive, interdisciplinary care center for people with complex disorders of the spine, including pain, deformity, spine trauma, disc disease, and benign or malignant tumor.

Duke neurosurgeons are innovators in spine surgery, specializing in advanced and emerging techniques including minimally invasive and robotic procedures, motion preserving surgery, predictive technology, and awake spinal fusion surgery.

Since 2018, the Spine Division has been led by Christopher Shaffrey, MD.

Duke Spine Faculty