Dr. Amit Bhandarkar M.B.B.S., M.S., M.D. is a fellowship trained, Orthopedic Spine surgeon. Dr Bhandarkar evaluates and treats a wide variety of spine ailments consistent with his comprehensive spine training.
At Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, patient experience and happiness is just important as wellness, treatment, and recovery. As our slogan says, “Expert Spine Care… One Patient At A Time,” we strive each and every day to make each patient experience as positive and successful as possible.
Endoscopic Spine Surgery is a type of spine procedure that employs an array of tubes so surgical tools can be funneled to the site. Spine surgery, with time, has evolved and become more effective and less invasive. The least invasive option available today when it comes to disc surgery is endoscopic spine surgery.
A decade ago, it seemed virtually impossible for patients to go home the same or next day after having spine surgery. Patient stay after any minor or major surgery was around 3 to 7 days, typically for treatment of post-surgical pain. The surgery itself was also very invasive with lots of muscle destruction, bigger incision and increased blood…
Becker’s Spine Review recently published an article revealing the results of a survey in which spine surgeons discussed the most challenging moments of their career. See what Dr. Richard Kube‘s response was, below!