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No matter where you are in your spine care journey, we’re here to help. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact our team today. Plus, see answers to frequently asked questions from patients like you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

SpineFirst is a premier partnership between Atrium Health and Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, two nationally recognized leaders in the field of spine care. Through this collaboration, we provide easy access to the highest level of spine care by earning trust, fueling innovation and yielding outstanding results for patients. Learn more about us
We have spine care centers across the Charlotte region. 

SpineFirst providers see patients at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates and Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute Sports Medicine locations in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Huntersville, Matthews, Mooresville and Rock Hill. We perform all surgical procedures at 5 regional facilities.  

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We provide the full range of spine treatment options, from nonsurgical therapies and minimally invasive surgeries to the most complex surgical procedures. Your treatment is tailored to your needs to give you the best possible outcome. Learn more about the treatments we offer

We diagnose and treat all kinds of spine conditions, from scoliosis and spinal stenosis to herniated discs and degenerative disc disease. Find out more about our services.   
We take a team approach that ensures you receive complete care for your unique needs. Your dedicated care team will be led by two spine doctors: a spine surgeon (either an orthopedic surgeon or a neurosurgeon) and a physiatrist (also known as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician).

Your spine surgeon and physiatrist will work with your primary care provider, along with advanced practice providers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, case managers, nurses, support staff, research specialists and other highly skilled providers to deliver the best possible care with seamless coordination. 

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Yes, and we offer appointments within 48 hours of referral. Doctors should fax their patient’s referral to 704-831-4003 or call 704-831-4000