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Are you facing a complex spine condition? Seeking clarity and confidence in your treatment options? At SpineFirst, we understand that your spine health is paramount, and making informed decisions is crucial. That's why we specialize in providing second opinions for spine surgery, ensuring that you receive the best possible care and peace of mind.

Why choose SpineFirst for a second opinion?

  • A Premier Partnership: 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 offer seamless access to exceptional care for any spine-related need.
  • Expedited Review: At SpineFirst, we make it easy to request a comprehensive second opinion. After completing our second opinion form, you should expect to hear from us in the next two business days, from that call we will map out the next steps to get you the evaluation you need. If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to call 704-831-4000.
  • Expertise You Can Trust: Our team of board-certified spine surgeons are leaders in their field, holding national titles in spine leadership. With over 25 spine surgeons, together, they bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer you a comprehensive evaluation of your condition.
  • Cutting-edge Technology: Our team is highly skilled in the latest minimally invasive spine care techniques and utilizes the latest technology in the operating room to provide excellent outcomes.
  • Proven Experience: Our surgeons perform spine procedures day in and day out, accumulating a vast number of cases. This extensive experience means they are better equipped to provide a second opinion. Their mastery of complex spinal surgeries, honed through countless successful procedures, sets them apart.

Benefits of receiving a second opinion from a SpineFirst specialist will include:

  • Reduced fear and anxiety about your decision to have back or neck surgery
  • Receiving a surgical opinion from a member our SpineFirst care team
  • An opportunity to ask questions and consider all of your options as you make your decision

How our second opinion process works

  • After submitting our secure second opinion appointment request form, you should expect to hear from our Care Coordination Leader in the next two business days. If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to call 704-831-4000.
  • Next, our Care Coordination Leader will work with you to ensure that our spine specialists have everything they need to provide you with a trusted recommendation.
  • If our spine specialists agree with the current recommendation on your surgical journey, you will receive that communication from our Care Coordination Leader. If our surgical team would like to discuss your treatment plan further, appointment options will be discussed with you directly. 

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