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The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the spine and spinal cord. Our team of clinical professionals responds to individual patient needs by providing innovative non-operative & operative treatments.

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A Special Day for All: Dr. Evan Johnson Delivers Commencement Speech at Alma Mater

Jun. 12, 2018

Dr. Evan Johnson (center), pictured with Dr. Debra Clayton-Krasinski (left), and Dr. Joel Stein (right).

Twenty-four years ago, a young Evan Johnson donned cap and gown to gather with his classmates in Alumni Auditorium on the Columbia University Irving Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital campus. They had been studying and working hard to reach this special day, the day they would graduate from Columbia’s Program in Physical Therapy.

Like the other graduates on graduation day, Dr. Johnson knew his career as a physical therapist had begun, but where his career would take him remained unknown. Never did he imagine that he would be back in that same auditorium decades later. Yet on May 15, 2018, Evan Johnson, DPT, Director of Physical Therapy at The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York, delivered the commencement speech to graduates of the Columbia University Program in Physical Therapy.

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15th Anniversary of Columbia’s Neuro Charity Softball

Jun. 8, 2018


For Safety in Spine Surgery, Doctors Weigh Risks and Benefits

Jun. 7, 2018


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Lucky is the Man with the Titanium Cage in his Spine

Apr. 13, 2018

Be careful when Snowmobile jumping to prevent a broken back

You don’t usually call a man “lucky” after he wipes out on a snowmobile, breaks bones, and has to be medevaced to the nearest trauma center. You do, however, when you realize just how close he came to severing his spinal cord.  Dr. Michael G. Kaiser from The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York was this man’s surgeon and here is the story of how his spinal cord was saved.

At the time of the accident, the man was a fit and healthy 65-year-old at the beginning of an enjoyable retirement filled with travel and outdoor adventure. Continue Reading →

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“I Stand Corrected”: Davarn Wright’s Story of Spinal Stenosis

Mar. 2, 2018


‘No Pain Whatsoever’: Dr. McCormick’s Patient Steve Found Just the Right Doctor

Feb. 2, 2018

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