neck & spine

About Back & Neck Pain

Spine care at the University Orthopaedic Center provides a unique and collaborative approach to addressing adult and pediatric spine conditions. This is done by combining spine surgeons, physiatrists, and physical therapists in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of our patients.

Whether your spinal problem is a recent occurrence, a long term issue or if you suffer from spinal disease, we provide the highest level of care for the full spectrum of spine conditions.

Our physicians are also faculty within the University of Utah Department of Orthopaedics and have been ranked in the top 20 programs nationwide by US News & World Report. Our active research mission allows patients access to clinical trials for cutting edge treatments for both traumatic and degenerative conditions.  

Our orthopaedic resident and fellow program has cultivated doctors who now serve patients with the latest knowledge in spine care across the globe.

Symptoms & Conditions We Treat

Specific problems we treat in both adults and children:

Contact Us

801-587-7109

Darrel S. Brodke, MD

Patient Rating:

4.8

4.8 out of 5

Darrel S. Brodke, MD is a board certified spine specialist with expertise in the care of neck and back problems, including disc herniations, spinal stenosis, degenerative conditions, deformities and trauma of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. Dr. Brodke received his MD at the University of California, San Francisco, completed an Orthopaedic... Read More

Richard W. Kendall, DO

Patient Rating:

4.6

4.6 out of 5

Dr. Richard W. Kendall is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who specializes in diagnosis and rehabilitation of back and neck pain using exercise, therapy, interventional spine procedures and electrodiagnostic testing. He has special interest in back and neck pain in cyclists, triathletes, endurance athletes and musculoskeletal rehabi... Read More

Brandon Lawrence, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Lawrence is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in adult and pediatric cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disorders. Dr. Lawrence focuses his practice in degenerative and traumatic conditions of the spine including disc degeneration and herniation, spinal stenosis, spinal deformity, spinal trauma, spinal tumors and spinal infe... Read More

Jason T. Montgomery, PA-C

Nationally Certified Physician Assistant who joined the Department of Orthopaedics in July 2010. He completed his training at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, Virginia, and then completed in internship with Central Utah Clinic Cardiology. His undergraduate work was done in the field of behavioral health, at Utah Valley University. Jas... Read More

David J. Petron, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. David Petron, Assistant Professor (clinical) is a primary care orthopaedic/sports medicine specialist. He originally trained in family practice and then completed a fellowship in primary care orthopaedics and sports medicine at Michigan State University. Dr. Petron is the Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine and the team physician for the U... Read More

William Ryan Spiker, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Spiker treats conditions of the neck and back such as disk herniations, spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy and deformities of the spine. He believes in the thoughtful use of new technologies, including minimally invasive surgery and image-guided techniques. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University ... Read More

Nicholas Spina, MD

Nicholas Spina, MD, is a member of the University Of Utah Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He specializes in degenerative, traumatic, and oncologic conditions of the spine including lumbar stenosis, cervical myelopathy, and scoliosis.  He employs a conservative approach in treating the spine.  Dr. Spina’s focus is in restoring patients’ function... Read More

University Orthopaedic Center 590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Map
801-587-7109
South Jordan Health Center 5126 W. Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84009
Map
801-213-4500
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