Orthopedic Spine Surgery

A common problem

Uncommon care

Nearly everyone knows someone who has experienced bone, joint, or muscle pain in the back or neck. This type of pain can be debilitating and life-altering. Thanks to the skill of orthopedic spine surgeons like Dr. Kubeck, pain can be relieved or even eliminated so patients can live life more fully.

Senior woman doing yoga after orthopedic spine surgery with dr. justin kubeck
3D illustration of musculoskeletal system for orthopedic spine surgery

How is orthopedic
surgery different?

The field of orthopedics is a medical specialty that focuses on the musculoskeletal system, which includes your bones, joints, muscles, nerves, ligaments, and tendons. Most physicians who perform orthopedic surgery specialize in a specific area of the body. Dr. Kubeck specializes in the spine, which includes the back and neck.

Orthopedic Spine surgery patient with dr. justin kubeck

What does an orthopedic
spine surgeon do?

An orthopedic spine surgeon is a medical doctor who further specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spinal diseases and conditions. Orthopedic spine surgeons explore nonsurgical options first, such as pain medication or rehabilitation but also have the expertise to perform surgery to repair an injury or correct a condition, if necessary.

dr. justin kubrick performing orthopedic spine surgery in new jersey

What kind of expertise
do they have?

Orthopedic spine surgeons like Dr. Kubeck have extensive training in the proper diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases of the spine. They are specially trained medical doctors who have completed 14 years of education, including a five-year surgical residency focused on the surgical treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.