Spine Center Benefits

spine-center-benefits-300x240Our spine surgeons have more than 50 years of combined experience treating thousands of Central Florida residents, visitors and neighbors. Whether from down the street or three counties away, patients benefit from the advanced, minimally invasive cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine procedures performed at our facilities. 

We strive to make every experience as comfortable, relaxed and informative as possible. Thanks to in-house physical therapy, our spine surgeons are able to monitor patients’ condition throughout the postoperative rehabilitation process, allowing for the most complete and comprehensive spine surgery care in Central Florida.

Spine Center Advantages

Because our spine surgeons use the latest minimally invasive technology, patients experience several distinct benefits when choosing the Spine Center at Orlando Orthopaedic Center including: 

  • Faster recovery times
  • Reduced pain and trauma because as much muscle and tissue is spared as possible
  • Use of the latest state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and technology
  • Outpatient surgery for select procedures (meaning patients can go home the same day without a costly overnight hospitalization)
  • A dedicated spine care coordinator to assist you with every aspect of your care
  • On-site physical therapy and rehabilitation across Central Florida
  • More than 50 years combined experience
  • More than 30,000 procedures performed

Advanced Procedures

Our Spine Center is among the most advanced, comprehensive programs for spine surgery in the region. The fellowship trained spine surgeons at our practice have advanced training and use the latest minimally invasive techniques to complete thousands of spine surgeons annually.

Complete Care

By offering a complete continuum of care, we’re able to help you recover every step of the way. From initial consultation through surgery and even with our own in-office rehabilitation clinics, you’ll feel confident knowing every element of your recovery is in the hands of experts with decades of experience specializing in spine surgery.

Individual Communication

Each of our orthopaedic spine surgeons has a Patient Care Coordinator and Patient Care Assistant to take your calls, respond to your emails and get you answers when you need them most. Throughout your treatment you’ll have access to a personal team dedicated to providing quality, consistent care.

Meet Our Spine Care Coordinator


Lorraine Duncan


At Orlando Orthopaedic Center, we understand navigating your spine or pain management treatment can be challenging and often confusing. Our Spine Care Coordinator position was developed to assist patients with the unique challenges of seeking treatment and care for spine injuries or other conditions.

As a former nurse with more than 15 years of experience in the spine surgery world, Lorraine Duncan is here to help guide you through the various treatment options available to you. Whether it is coordinating a complementary MRI review, or helping you become established with one of our spine or pain management teams, she will help direct you to the right provider or therapy.

Lorraine is responsible for:

  • Coordinating the flow of your initial appointment through completion of your care experience
  • Providing services to enhance care and quality service to patients and physicians
  • Assessing and monitoring patient satisfaction
  • Responding promptly to voiced and identified concerns from patients
  • Acting as care liaison between patients and Spine Team providers
  • Helping ensure patients are educated and informed of their care and treatment at Orlando Orthopaedic Center’s Spine Center