Advancing Surgical Techniques. Customizing Patient Solutions. Preserving Motion.

The Future of Spine Surgery Has Arrived.

New technology combined with innovative surgical technique can be life-changing for today’s patients at the Cantor Spine Institute. Candidates have less invasive surgery with greatly reduced loss of spinal structure, less post-surgical pain, fewer implants & fusions, less blood loss, fewer transfusions, a shorter hospital stay and a faster recovery.

  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis

    I had severe migraines, neck pain, and was losing use of my hands and arms due to multiple level, severe cervical stenosis. Dr. Cantor offered a state-of-the-art motion sparing solution that did not involve a fusion, metal screws, plates or rods. It's been four years since my surgery, my symptoms are gone, and I have normal use of my neck.

    ~ Bruce B. (47) – Ultrasonic Laminoplasty

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis & Spondylolisthesis

    Dr. Cantor could see how inflamed all my nerves were and because I have dystonia*, wanted to do a minimally invasive procedure. I was impressed and it takes a lot to impress me.

    ~ Lisa W. (57) – Ultrasonic Laminectomy & Minimally Invasive Fusion

    *Dystonia is a chronic movement disorder resulting in a range of disability and pain.

  • Cervical Spinal Stenosis

    My husband had many consultations with specialists through the years and we were always concerned about the approach for the surgery. Dr. Cantor was able to access the problem differently.

    ~ Ricki F. - Ultrasonic Laminoplasty

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis & Spondylolisthesis

    We choose to use the Platinum Care discharge program and the nurse in charge was marvelous, she made me feel secure. Dr. Cantor changed my life, I’m even eating healthier; he inspires you.

    ~ Helena R. (79) - Ultrasonic Laminectomy & Minimally Invasive Fusion



All patients want minimally invasive surgery, but often have no clear understanding of what it is. The phrase is used casually and frequently misused. Marketers have had a field day with the term and have misled many patients in the process. It is often interchanged with terms like “keyhole” or “band aid” surgery. Many think it involves lasers (it does not). Patients can easily get the mistaken impression they are having something done less serious or risk-free.

But, minimally invasive surgery is REAL.

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Motion-sparing Laminoplasty
resolves Cervical Stenosis.
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The Cantor Spine Institute offers a wide range of innovative surgical remedies to help fix many painful problems including those from stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and fractures without drastic damage to existing spine structure. Surgical approaches may vary depending on the area of the spine needing restoration: cervical (neck), thoracic (protecting organs in the middle of back), and/or lumbar (lower back).

To find out more about how to treat major conditions impacting the spine, and key procedures to help resolve problems, select and click the area(s) of interest.


Revolutionary Ultrasonic Spine Surgery

The ultrasonic bone cutter, Bone Scalpel, is a new precision surgical tool using a very high frequency vibration to essentially dissolve bone. Utilizing this latest surgical innovation, Dr. Cantor has developed Ultrasonic Spinoplasty, a unique, new procedure for accessing the interior of the spine without cutting through natural support systems of the spine.

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