Ocala Health provides a strong and efficient network of triage and treatment of diseases affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems. We care deeply about your brain, spine, peripheral nerves and the structures that surround them.

We want you to have a simple and efficient way to get help for your aching back or neck by our dedicated Pain Specialists, Nurse Practitioners, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Nurses and Clinic Staff.

At some point in everyone's life, they experience debilitating back or neck pain that keeps them from being active or accomplishing their goals. The most common cause of missed work and loss of enjoyments is back and neck pain. Issues can be as simple as an inflamed muscle but as complex as invasive metastatic cancer of the vertebrae. When pain strikes you, understanding what you are dealing with quickly is the most important first step.

Ocala Health has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval(tm) for its spine program. This means that Ocala Health has demonstrated compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

As a patient, you will receive the most advanced surgical procedures and techniques at Ocala Regional Medical Center. Back and neck surgeries are performed by skilled surgeons utilizing the most progressive technology and sophisticated equipment. A list of procedures performed is below:

Surgical services

  • Anterior cervical fusion
  • Posterior cervical fusion
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Minimally invasive lumbar fusion
  • Lumbar laminectomy and microdiscectomy
  • Minimally invasive lumbar laminectomy and microdiscectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Stereotactic brain surgeries
  • Shunts
  • Brain tumors both benign and malignant
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Head Injury
  • Trigeminal and Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Spinal injury
  • Herniated Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Entrapment Neuropathies
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation Insertion
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Chiari malformation
  • Cranioplasty

The commitment to handle the most complex brain and spine issues has culminated in achieving Comprehensive Stroke Center designation at Ocala Regional Medical Center in 2019.

For more information about our brain and spine services and the physicians who provide brain and spine care, call Consult-A-Nurse® at (800) 530-1188. Representatives are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day to help in any way.