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Spine

Our team of experts provides a full spectrum of spine care including surgery for scoliosis and complex spinal and spinal cord tumors, degenerative conditions and vascular lesions. We utilize the newest technology available today in spine care including total disc arthroplasy and minimally invasive procedures. Being a tertiary referral center we specialize in revision surgery and we often successfully treat the patients who are told “nothing else could be done” for them. The Spine Center at UI Health is extensively involved in the workers’ compensation arena and is dedicated to delivering specialized spine care and services.

Our Services

The Spine Center offers a comprehensive range of services, advanced evaluation, and treatment for spine patients including:

  • Specialized spinal revision surgery for patients needing to correct results of prior back surgeries.
  • Surgery for disc herniation and degenerative spine conditions with back and leg pain including fusion, disc replacement, and endoscopic operations.
  • Deformity surgery for adolescent and degenerative scoliosis and kyphosis
  • Surgery for congenital spinal conditions
  • Surgery for spinal fractures
  • Surgery for spinal tumors including spinal cord, vetrebra and adjacent tissues.
  • Work-related injuries
  • Surgery for spinal infections
  • Surgery for chronic pain syndromes and failed back syndrome

Our Team

Sergey Neckrysh, MD

Sergey Neckrysh is a board certified neurosurgeon and is the Chief of Spine Service at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. He graduated from Moscow Sechenov Medical Academy with highest honors and completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2006. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Neckrysh was in academic practice in New York State where he worked with world renowned neurosurgeons and orthopedic spine surgeons. In 2010 Dr. Neckrysh returned to UI Health to build a comprehensive spine program.

Konstantin Slavin, MD

Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery Konstantin Slavin is a specialist in the surgical treatment of chronic pain syndromes including failed back syndrome, chronic cancer pain, spasticity, and chronic leg pain. Krzysztof Siemionow, MD
Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Krzysztof Siemionow provides comprehensive care for adult and adolescent patients with all spinal conditions affecting the neck, spine, and back. His clinical practice focuses on treating spinal deformity, including scoliosis and degenerative conditions of spine.

​Krzysztof Siemionow, MD

Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Krzysztof Siemionow provides comprehensive care for adult and adolescent patients with all spinal conditions affecting the neck, spine, and back. His clinical practice focuses on treating spinal deformity, including scoliosis and degenerative conditions of spine.