Dr. Rovner is a top spine specialist NJ has to offer. As such, he is known for his ability to successfully perform a number of important procedures that can offer relief to patients suffering from chronic back pain and serious spinal conditions. In particular, he is sought after for his expertise and technical skill in performing the following surgeries:
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
As a top New Jersey spine specialist, Dr. Rovner performs lumbar spinal fusion to resolve lower back pain due to degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis or a fracture. During the procedure, he fuses together the affected vertebrae to prevent motion and offer relief from symptoms such as pain, numbness, tingling and a limited range of motion.
Robotic Spine Surgery
Robotic spine surgery is a groundbreaking innovation that allows a select group of spine specialists, including Dr. Rovner, to offer a safer, less invasive and more precise alternative to open back surgery. Commonly used during spinal fusion, vertebroplasty and adult reconstructive surgeries, these procedures are guided by the Mazor Robotics System to increase accuracy and minimize risks.
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Dr. Rovner is a spine specialist known for his minimally invasive approaches. When performing these procedures, his objective is always to stabilize the spine and relieve pressure in the least invasive way possible. He offers these surgeries to treat a number of painful conditions, including instability, spinal tumors, and herniated discs, among others. If patients qualify for one of these procedures, they enjoy a wide range of benefits, including smaller incisions, minimal scarring, a faster recovery period and a shorter hospital stay.
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy
Dr. Rovner’s minimally invasive lumbar discectomy is admired by patients and fellow spine specialists alike. It is performed to treat a herniated disc located in the lower back, by removing a portion of or the entire disc. Dr. Rovner’s minimally invasive approach involves a very small incision in the lower back, which reduces the risk of complications and ensures a rapid recovery period.
CERVICAL FUSION SURGERY
As one of New Jersey’s most renowned spine surgeons, Dr. Rovner is well versed in the precision art of cervical fusion surgery. In this short but exacting procedure, vertebrae in the lower back that are the source of extreme and often debilitating pain are safely fused together to alleviate the chronic discomfort. Dr. Rovner performs this procedure in answer to three primary patient concerns: Degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and certain lower back fractures. Patients appreciate the progressive philosophy of totally personalized care, feeling confident that their orthopedic surgeon in Edison NJ, literally has their back.
CERVICAL DISC REPLACEMENT SURGERY
Dr. Rovner’s approach to cervical disc replacement surgery utilizes the latest proven orthopedic innovations, allowing his patients to return home the same day with immediate relief from radiating neck and arm pain. Through a small incision in the front of the neck, tissue is carefully moved aside to access, remove, and replace the damaged cervical disc. Dr. Rover’s patients will enjoy the choice of a variety of artificial discs that allow for the greatest possible range of natural motion, with short recovery periods and a pain-free return to one’s routine within a few days.