Your Spine Care Team


  • Physician Champions


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    Our Physicians

  • General and Oncologic Surgery, GI/Oncologic Surgery
    Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
    Surgical Program, Director and Professor of Surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine
  • Chatham Orthopaedic Associates

  • Neurological Institute of Savannah Physicians





  • OptimOrthopedics

  • Additional Team Members
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     Anesthesiologists

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    Anesthesiologists are physicians trained to administer and manage anesthesia during a surgical procedure. They also manage and treat changes in your breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure during surgery. After surgery, your anesthesiologist will monitor you and treat any conditions related to the anesthesia.

     

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     Physical Therapists

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    Physical therapists are medical professionals who specialize in motion and mobility issues. They will help you increase your movement through exercise.

     

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     Occupational Therapists

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    Occupational therapists are medical professionals who specialize in helping people perform everyday tasks that are necessary to lead an independent life. After surgery, your occupational therapist will help you learn how to dress, bathe, and perform basic household tasks while recovering from your procedure.

     

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     Registered Nurses

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    Registered nurses provide comfort, care, and education. Your nurses will help ensure that you feel comfortable and your pain is controlled, that you are recovering and meeting your treatment goals, and that you fully understand your treatment plan.

     

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     Case Manager

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    Case managers work with patients, their families, and insurance providers. They'll monitor you to see that staff recommendations are being followed. They also help file paperwork, arrange future services, and ensure that treatment plans are helping you reach your goals in a cost-efficient manner.

     

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     Care Coordinator

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    Your spine care coordinator will help you arrange appointments, educate you about your surgery, ensure that you attend the required pre-surgical class, and answer any questions you may have.

     

     

    Anesthesiologists are physicians trained to administer and manage anesthesia during a surgical procedure. They also manage and treat changes in your breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure during surgery. After surgery, your anesthesiologist will monitor you and treat any conditions related to the anesthesia.
    Physical therapists are medical professionals who specialize in motion and mobility issues. They will help you increase your movement through exercise.
    Occupational therapists are medical professionals who specialize in helping people perform everyday tasks that are necessary to lead an independent life. After surgery, your occupational therapist will help you learn how to dress, bathe, and perform basic household tasks while recovering from your procedure.
    Registered nurses provide comfort, care, and education. Your nurses will help ensure that you feel comfortable and your pain is controlled, that you are recovering and meeting your treatment goals, and that you fully understand your treatment plan.
    Case managers work with patients, their families, and insurance providers. They'll monitor you to see that staff recommendations are being followed. They also help file paperwork, arrange future services, and ensure that treatment plans are helping you reach your goals in a cost-efficient manner.
    Your spine care coordinator will help you arrange appointments, educate you about your surgery, ensure that you attend the required pre-surgical class, and answer any questions you may have.