Dr. Barba shares if minimally invasive spine surgery is experimental.
Minimally invasive spine surgery is accepted standard practice in the United States at this time. It was experimental ten years ago, but increasingly we have been doing more and more complicated procedures through smaller incisions, and at this point it’s not experimental; it’s the state-of-the-art.
About Dr. Barba, M.D.:
Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. David Barba is a member of numerous professional societies including the San Diego Academy of Neurological Surgeons, the Western Neurological Society, and the Research Society of Neurological Surgeons. He is currently serving as associate professor in the Division of Neurological Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UCSD.