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Why Sonospine®?

THE CLEAR CHOICE FOR ultrasonic spine surgery

Sonospine® is the premier center for minimally disruptive spine surgery. We operate under the belief that surgery can and should be better.

The Advantage of Ultrasonic Spine Surgery

While there is much discussion about minimally invasive surgery, often this is only referring to the size of the incision. These traditional surgeries still disturb much of the surrounding bone and muscle. The Sonospine® Ultrasonic Spine technique allows our surgeons access to the spinal canal with less disruption of bone, joints, and other tissues. Once at the source of your pain, advanced ultrasonic instruments precisely sculpt away bone and disc to restore your spine’s normal anatomy decompressing nerves and relieving pain.

What Makes Sonospine® the Right Choice?

At Sonospine®, we have a talented group of surgeons and medical professionals. Dr. Ellegala works with industry leaders, like Misonix, to develop and refine the most effective tools and techniques. Sonospine is constantly working to improve spine surgery and holds 22 patent claims in ultrasonic surgery, all with the goal of improving patient’s lives. » Read about our partnership with Misonix, Inc.

Conditions Treated at Sonospine®

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The majority of disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine (neck and back) can be successfully treated with the Sonospine® Ultrasonic Spine procedure. The advanced technology of surgical ultrasound allows our surgeons to address even the most complex cases to return our patients to the life they once enjoyed.

Typical recovery is 6-8 weeks with Sonospine® procedures.

The procedure can be used to treat the following neck and back conditions:

  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Foraminal Stenosis
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Bone Spurs
  • Herniated Discs
Conditions Treated by Sonospine Surgery

Meet our Doctors

About The SonoSpine® Team

If you have exhausted nonsurgical options or are searching for a more comprehensive approach, Sonospine® and our team of clinicians may be the ideal option.

Dr. Ellegala - Founder of SonoSpine Surgery

Dilan Ellegala, M.D.

 

Phoenix, AZ + Washington DC

 

Jim Chadduck, M.D.

Jim Chadduck, M.D.

 

Washington DC

 

Dr. Ellegala - Founder of SonoSpine Surgery

Avery Buchholz, M.D.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn About Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Arizona & Washington DC

Sonospine® understands that you may have questions about how minimally invasive ultrasonic spine surgery in Arizona and Washington DC can help you make a recovery and get relief from chronic back or neck pain. This is why we have created a list of answers to our most frequently asked questions. If you would like to learn even more, contact us at any time.

If you would like to ask any other questions, please speak directly to a member of our Arizona and Washington DC minimally invasive spine surgery team by calling 888-957-7463 or 888-95-SPINE.

What Conditions Does Sonospine® Treat?

With Sonospine®, a pain-free future is within reach. The procedure can help treat a number of neck and back spinal conditions that dramatically affect quality of life.

Why Is Sonospine® Better Than Other Procedures?

Sonospine® uses advanced surgical ultrasound energy to sculpt and dissolve bone in ways never imagined. For over 40 years, bone rongeurs (similar to cutting pliers) and other conventional instruments have been the tools of choice for spinal surgery. Even surgeries deemed “minimally invasive” utilize rongeurs to access the spinal canal. Sonospine® employs a minimally disruptive ultrasonic device, the only tool which eliminates the use of rongeurs to gain entry to the source of your pain. Less disruption means less time to a full recovery, fewer complications, faster pain resolution, and a return to pain free mobility.

Is the Sonospine® procedure covered by insurance?

Sonospine is now accepting major health insurers. We understand that insurance coverages may be complicated to navigate and our team is here to help. Please contact us at 888-95-SPINE to find out more.