Why Choose Laser Spine Institute
As you begin the important journey of getting your life back, we know you have questions about the specialized procedures we provide and the credentials that make us the leader in minimally invasive spine surgery. We take thoughtful measures to put ourselves in your shoes and answer the question you most likely have in mind — Why should I choose Laser Spine Institute?
Here are a few of the many reasons why you should choose Laser Spine Institute:
Highly Specialized Surgical Training
All surgeons complete Laser Spine Institute's proprietary fellowship training, led by Chairman, Department of Surgery Michael C. Weiss, D.O., FAOAO. Chairman Weiss is board certified in orthopedic surgery by The American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and also serves as President of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Spinal Surgery Section.
A streamlined patient experience eliminates hospital-associated costs and makes it easy for patients to travel to Laser Spine Institute for treatment.
Streamlined Patient Experience
- MRI or CT scan review
- Insurance verification
- Medical clearance
- Patient evaluation
- Anesthesia discussion
- Diagnostic imaging and testing*
- Surgical discussion
- Surgical order review
- Anesthesia review
- Discharge to home/hotel
- Rest and recovery
- Assessment and care instructions
- Discharge home**
- Follow-up calls from Patient Services Department
*Some patients' individual medical conditions may require additional testing that Laser Spine Institute will facilitate through a third-party service provider.
**Some patients may require an experience that exceeds five days and others may require as few as four days. Patients may be required to rest 48-hours post-surgery.
Comprehensive Surgery Center
Laser Spine Institute has built medical facilities to include integrated services for your convenience. Within the walls of each surgery center are complete clinical evaluation, state-of-the-art imaging, diagnostic testing, pain management, surgery and postoperative-assessment areas.*
High Patient Satisfaction Rating
Laser Spine Institute maintains a high patient satisfaction rating, with 97% of patients stating that they would recommend Laser Spine Institute to a friend or family member.
Culture of care for Patients and Families
Patient-centered care is what our 43 surgeons and physicians, more than 383 medical professionals and approximately 980 employees dedicate their careers to at Laser Spine Institute. It's not enough that you receive the medical standard of excellence; we ensure that your family members experience complete comfort as well, as they assist you during your time with us. We have shuttles to transport you and your family to the airport and to pick up prescriptions, catered breakfast and lunch in our patient cafes and comfortable lounges with large-screen televisions, a reading library and complimentary Internet access for you and your family to enjoy.
* Specific services in Philadelphia and Oklahoma City are facilitated by Laser Spine Institute through a third-party provider.