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Dr. SpikerBoard Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

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 Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah, he enjoys the benefits of working closely with non operative spine specialists and physical therapists to provide comprehensive care to his patients.

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is the latest technology available to perform spinal surgeries through small, less than one-inch-long incisions. It involves the use of special surgical instruments, devices and advanced imaging techniques to visualize and perform the surgery through such small incisions.

  • Dr Spiker and his team are very friendly and knowledgeable. They listened to me and explained everything. They are the best I would recommend Dr Spiker n team

  • Dr. Spiker is very caring and is excellent, knowledgeable in his field!! Highly respect him!! would recommend him to all our friends and family!! excellent!!!!

  • Dr. Spiker is a very personable and caring physician and an excellent surgeon. I could not be happier with the outcome of my fusion surgery.

  • Publication 1
    Potential Selection Bias in Observational Studies Comparing Cervical Disc Arthroplasty to Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion.

    Goz V, Martin BI, Donnally CJ 3rd, Brodke D, Spina N, Lawrence B, Spiker WR (2020).

  • Defining Instability in Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

    Spina N, Schoutens C, Martin BI, Brodke DS, Lawrence B, Spiker WR (2020). Defining Instability in Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: Surgeon Views. Clin Spine Surg, 32(10), E434-E439.

    Publication 1
University Orthopaedic Center

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Salt Lake City, UT  84108

University of Utah South Jordan Health Center

5126 W Daybreak Pkwy
South Jordan, UT 84009