Leader in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Earns Top Doctor Award

Dr. James Lynch, fellowship-trained spinal neurosurgeon and founder of SpineNevada Minimally Invasive Spine Institute has been named a 2018 Top Doctor in Nevada.

Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.

Dr. James Lynch is a board-certified spinal neurosurgeon who specializes in complex spine surgery, cervical disorders, degenerative spine, spinal deformities, trauma, tumor infection and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Lynch has been performing minimally invasive spine surgery techniques since 2002. He was the first neurosurgeon in Reno to perform MIS TLIF and MAS PLIF procedures as well as the first to perform both cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacements. Dr. Lynch performs over 500 spine surgeries per year in both hospital and surgery center settings. He is recognized as an expert in cervical spine disorders and performs over 200 cervical spine fusions a year. He is affiliated with Renown Medical Center, St. Mary’s Hospital and Surgical Center of Reno.

Dr. Lynch also serves as Chairman and CEO of SpineNevada.

To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Society of Lateral Access Surgery, North American Spine Society, and the American Medical Association. He is also a fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and serves as Chairman and Director of Spine Programs at Surgery Center of Reno. As a leading authority on Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) development, Dr. Lynch lectures at national meetings on outpatient spine surgery and minimally invasive spine surgery.

About SpineNevada

SpineNevada’s multidisciplinary team combines non-surgical physical medicine and sports medicine physicians, fellowship-trained specialists in radiology and spinal neurosurgery and physical therapists. The center includes internal physical therapy, injection suites and injection therapy, open and weight-bearing MRI for spine / MSK and digital x-rays. SpineNevada takes a team approach to healthcare, our physicians have over 40 years of experience in the field of spine and musculoskeletal care.

Founded by Dr. Lynch in 2004, SpineNevada’s goal is to be recognized as a regional center of excellence that demonstrates innovation in non-surgical and surgical spine care, and then documents its superior care with clinical outcomes. The center’s mission is to help its patients return to active lives, through compassionate, evidence-based care, including non-surgical treatment options and the most technologically advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques. SpineNevada is a division of IXE Healthcare Group. IXE Healthcare Group is a multidisciplinary private practice founded upon the belief in providing value-based specialty care with advanced, innovative services for its patients.

Learn More about Dr. James J. Lynch and SpineNevada:

Please visit https://spinenevada.com/ or call 775-348-8800.

Martin Owens

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