Jason M. Gallina MD PC

Specialist in artificial disc replacement, non-fusion surgery and minimally invasive surgery

820 2nd Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
541 Cedar Hill Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Phone: 212-616-4130 | Fax: 212-983-0483

Artificial disc replacements

Training/Experience in artificial disk replacement:

Dr. Gallina is among an elite group of board certified and experienced orthopedic spine surgeons in the sub specialty of artificial disc replacement.

Only the most advanced and appropriate FDA approved implants are utilized. Intervention with artificial disc replacement may be utilized sooner than a fusion procedure, to prevent progressive damage, deterioration, and pain.

Dr. Gallina, with specialized artificial disc replacement training and experience, is in a unique position to meticulously evaluate complex clinical conditions in order to better formulate and implement the most appropriate intervention plan. Advanced surgical procedures can also include, when indicated, fusion, stabilization procedures, and multi-device and multilevel surgical treatments.

What is artificial disk replacement?

Dr. Gallina utilizes the PRODISC®-L, PRODISC®-C and other implants in total disc replacement surgery. In this innovative procedure, an artificial metal and plastic intervertebral disc is utilized to totally replace a diseased, damaged, or degenerated disc, in a procedure called spinal arthroplasty.

Goals:

The goal of artificial disc replacement surgery is to reduce discogenic back pain associated with a degenerative disc as confirmed by both patient history and appropriate radiographic studies.

Indications:

Artificial disc replacement may be indicated for patients with degenerative disc disease at one lumbar level (L3-Sl), and patients who have had no pain relief for six months or more of conservative non-surgical treatment, and who have had no more than Grade I spondylolisthesis at the involved level.

Benefits/Advantages:

The main benefit of artificial disc replacement is to provide significant pain relief while restoring and maintaining the natural range of movement, mobility and stability at the implanted level.

FDA PRODISC®-C Approval Order

FDA PRODISC®-L Approval Order

Dr. Gallina, with specialized artificial disc replacement training and experience, is in a unique position to meticulously evaluate complex clinical conditions in order to better formulate and implement the most appropriate intervention plan.

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