Mazor X Spine Surgery

Robotics technology for spine surgery has arrived, and it’s available at Allegheny Health Network’s (AHN) Spine Center. AHN is the first health care system in western Pennsylvania to offer this revolutionary technology for minimally invasive spine surgery.

With the aid of Mazor X™ robotic technology, AHN’s highly skilled neurosurgeons can minimize spine surgery recovery and maximize your results. This procedure offers significant symptom relief so you can get back to the life you enjoyed before back pain – possibly starting on the same day you have surgery.

What is Mazor X™ spine surgery?

Mazor X is a robotic system that assists physicians during spine surgery. It is the first commercially available robot for spine surgery. Robotic technology in spine surgery may optimize surgery results while helping lessen the toll surgery can take on you, leading to faster relief for more people.

How does Mazor X™ spine surgery work?

The Mazor X system consists of three pieces that work together to help surgeons perform a precise, effective spine surgery:

  • 3-D surgery planning: Advanced computer tools use 3-D images to help physicians create a detailed plan for your surgery. Viewing your spinal anatomy in detail allows doctors to plan the details before or even during surgery, leading to increased precision.
  • Intra-operative guidance: Robotics technology guides the surgical tools and implants according to the plan.
  • Verification tools: During a surgical procedure, innovative tracking and imaging technology add an extra measure of safety to ensure all the movements and positioning follow the surgical plan.

What spine conditions can Mazor X™ surgery treat?

AHN’s neurosurgeons use Mazor X to effectively treat many spine conditions, including:

  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Scoliosis or curvature of the spine
  • Herniated disk
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stenosis
  • Vertebral fractures

Experience Mazor X™ spine surgery in action

AHN is the first health care system in western Pennsylvania to offer this advanced robotics technology for spine surgery, which you can find at:

Allegheny General Hospital
Forbes Hospital

Contact us

To schedule an appointment or learn more about AHN neuroscience services, call (724) 228-1414.

If you're an existing patient, you can also call (412) DOCTORS (412) 362-8677 in Pittsburgh or request an appointment with AHN neuroscience services