Ayer Neuroscience Institute Spine Care

The Ayer Neuroscience Institute has simplified our approach to complex spine care, with a team of experts leading the way.

Instead of traveling to one central location, we bring comprehensive spine care to you at locations across the state. At any location, we always seek the most conservative treatment first. Our team believes that by optimizing your overall health and wellness, you can often avoid surgery.

Whether you have a traumatic spinal injury or are dealing with chronic pain from a herniated disc, arthritis or sciatica, our experts are committed to customizing a treatment plan that fits your life. With our comprehensive care model, we devise the best possible treatment.

As a regional leader in robotic surgical technology, the Ayer Neuroscience Institute provides more advanced treatment options for spine surgery than ever. We use the most sophisticated surgeon-guided robotic technology available to reduce pain and promote faster recovery.


A multidisciplinary approach in diagnosing, managing and treating pain

Spine Conditions


The most sophisticated surgeon guided robotic technology available today

Spine Treatments

  • 80%

    of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives.

  • 16 million

    adults (8% of all adults)experience persistent or chronic back pain, and as a result are limited in certain everyday activities.

  • 264 million

    lost workdays in one year—that’s two work days for every full-time worker in the country due to back pain.

The HHC Spine Wellness Center is designed to help people be the best version of themselves physically and mentally. 

Spine Wellness Center

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Spine Wellness Center Offers Innovative Spine Surgery

Vijay Yanamadala, MD, spine surgeon with Ayer Neuroscience Institute, Spine Wellness Center, St. Vincent’s Medical Center, about latest innovations in spine surgery, including tailoring implants to the patient’s anatomy, using implants created by 3D printing, for better outcomes.

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