physician portal for spine surgeon in San Jose serving communities of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County - Redwood City, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Burlingame, South San Francisco, Campbell, Atherton contact information for spine surgeon in San Jose serving communities of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County - Redwood City, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Burlingame, South San Francisco, Campbell, Atherton
Call Now to get a No Cost MRI Review
Pain Relief Starts Now!
408-377-3331

Anterior Cervical Fusion (ACDF)

Why choose San Jose Neurospine for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

  • 1/2 inch incision
  • Board Certified Neurosurgeon
  • More than 2000 successful cases
  • Same day discharge
  • Northwestern/UCLA Trained
  • Minimal post-op pain
  • Quick Recovery
  • Over 90 percent success rate
  • Advanced Technology

Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion (ACDF) surgery is where the spine surgeon removes disc or bone through an incision in the front of the neck (anterior approach) to relieve pressure on nerve roots from a herniation. During an ACDF surgery the spine surgeon removes the portion of the disc that may be putting pressure on an adjacent nerve root. Bone may be harvested from the hip of the patient (or from a bone bank) that is then inserted between two vertebrae to restore the normal space between the discs. The surgeon may use plates or screws to hold the fusion in place as it heals.

The surgery is performed with the patient under general anesthesia. If the bone was harvested from the patient’s own hip, that may actually provide more discomfort after surgery than the neck surgery itself.


Contact Us

Back to Life Journal

back to life journal for spine conditions in San Jose serving communities of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County - Redwood City, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Burlingame, South San Francisco, Campbell, Atherton, get back to life with out spine surgeryAccess our digital copy of the Back to Life Journal, a national resource for information on back and neck pain. Simply provide your email for your copy!
Claim your copy


Free MRI Review

Free mri review San Jose, spine neurosurgeon San Jose, Atherton, Campbell, spine conditions in San Jose serving communities of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County - Redwood City, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Burlingame, South San Francisco, Campbell, Atherton, get back to life with out spine surgery

Click below to find out more about this convenient service.
Read More


Home Remedy Book

home-remedy-book

Have back or neck pain? Learn what causes symptoms and the home remedies that relieve pain. San Jose Neurospine mails out Home Remedy Books to residents throughout the Silicon Valley.
Read More


sanjose-iconThe pictures displayed in throughout this site are images of actual patients
and employees who have consented to have their picture in this website.

Copyright ©2014 Prizm Development, Inc.
Centers of Excellence for Better Healthcare