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Recommended for Lumbar Laminectomy Discectomy Spine Surgery in New Jersey

Lumbar Laminectomy Discectomy is a surgical procedure commonly used to treat herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and other spine conditions in the lumbar area.

With a 95-98% success rate, Uprite Medical offers personalized treatment options to help you regain mobility and live pain-free.

Tailored Spine Solutions, Flexible Insurance Options

Our commitment is to your spine health, independent of insurance or medicare influence. We team up with insurance providers, making top-grade spine care both accessible and personal.

Uprite Medical’s Expertise in Lumbar Laminectomy Discectomy Surgical Procedure

Over the years, Uprite Medical has successfully performed a range of spine surgeries, specializing particularly in Lumbar Laminectomy Discectomy procedures.

Under the care of Dr. Tawfik as your spine surgeon specialist, you can entrust your spine health to a doctor with a proven track record of excellence, innovation, and patient-centered care.

Board-Certified

Focus on non-invasive treatments

Elite Training

Honed skills at the renowned Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Global Recognition

Published research used by neurosurgeons worldwide

Holistic Care

Expertise in a wide range of spinal conditions

How It’s Done

When undergoing Lumbar Laminectomy and Discectomy, the surgeon makes a small incision in the lower back to access the affected area of the spine. The lamina (part of the vertebrae) is removed to relieve pressure on the nerves.

The surgeon then carefully removes the herniated or damaged disc, which is causing compression on the spinal nerves. The goal of this procedure is to alleviate pain and restore proper function to the spine.

Years of Experience

15+ Years

Success Rate

95% - 98%

based off 2023 cases that have good satisfaction ratings

Recovery Time

4 Weeks to
6 Weeks

Choose Uprite Medical for Your Specialized Spine Care

Uprite sets the bar with Dr. Tawfik’s neurosurgical skills, offering precise spine treatments. In addition, our concierge approach provides tailored care, emphasizing patient comfort and individual attention.

Donald BlanksPatient
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Dr. Tamir Tawfik is the reason my son is alive and well and on his way back to a full recovery. You see my son Logan suffered a severe spinal injury during a high school football game this year and by many accounts should be paralyzed from the neck down, but due to the swift expert actions of Dr. Tawfik my son is a walking miracle.

My family will forever be thankful for his professional and caring approach.
Annette B.Patient
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Dr. Tamir Tawfik is an excellent physician. I can't say enough good things about my husbands experience with the surgery Dr. Tawfik did. Not only did he do an excellent job on my husbands surgery, but he is compassionate, caring and really takes the time explaining to our family what he was doing and what to expect.

My husband and my entire family would agree he is an excellent neurosurgeon, and would highly recommend him.
Richard GreinePatient
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Right from the start Dr. Tawfik had my best interests out front. His minimally invasive approach was both welcome and effective. The day of the surgery I had improvements I never expected so fast.

Yasmine was just great with getting everything set up so I had little to no per-surgery stress. I can't recommend them strongly enough.

Post-Op Recovery Guide After
Lumbar Laminectomy Discectomy

Every patient’s recovery journey is unique but you also have to be proactive with your post-op activities in order to facilitate a swift recovery after your Cervical ACDF surgery.

Pain Management

incision care kit

You might experience some post-op pain so make sure to take your medications and follow your surgeon’s prescribed pain management plan.

Watch for Signs of Infection

Journalling

Keep an eye out for increased redness, swelling, drainage, and warmth around the incision.

Incision Care

yoga and meditation

Make sure to keep your surgical incision clean and dry to prevent infection.

Gradually Increase Physical Activity

Listen to your body and move as you feel comfortable. Begin by walking three times a day and try to increase your distance.

Conditions That Can Be Treated by Spinal Cord Stimulator Surgery

HERNIATED DISC

A herniated disc happens when the soft, gel-like center of a spinal disc pushes through a tear in the tough outer layer. This can irritate nearby nerves and lead to symptoms like pain, numbness, or weakness in the area supplied by the affected nerve.

SPINAL STENOSIS

Spinal stenosis is a condition where the spaces within the spine narrow, putting pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. This can cause pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling in the arms, legs, or back, and may worsen with activity.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is laminectomy surgery?

The duration of laminectomy surgery typically ranges from 1 to 3 hours. But this can vary depending on factors such as the complexity of the procedure and individual patient factors.

Is Lumbar Laminectomy Discectomy a major surgery? ​

Yes, it is considered a major surgery as it involves accessing the spine to remove part of the lamina and herniated disc material.

Can you walk normally after laminectomy? ​

Yes, most people can resume walking normally after recovering from a laminectomy, but the timeline may vary depending on individual healing and rehabilitation.

What are the long-term problems after a laminectomy? ​

Long-term problems after a laminectomy may include persistent pain, spinal instability, nerve damage, and the development of adjacent segment disease.

Can you have a discectomy and laminectomy at the same time? ​

Yes, it is possible to have a discectomy and laminectomy performed during the same surgical procedure, especially if the conditions warrant it and the surgeon determines it to be the appropriate course of action.

Take Charge of Your Spine Health

Cervical Disk Herniation

A condition where a nerve or the spinal cord itself becomes compressed by a fragment of the intervertebral disc. Patients report pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness.

Cervical Stenosis

A condition where the passageways for nerves in the neck become narrow over time. Patients develop pain, stiffness, numbness, tingling, and loss of function.

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