A new technology called Mazor X Stealth Edition could be a game-changer for patients needing spine surgery. It combines the precision of a robot with cutting-edge 3-D computer technology. News4’s Doreen Gentzler spoke to Dr. Christopher Good (Spine Surgeon, Virginia Spine Institute) who is the first person in the world to perform this type of robotic spine surgery.
Dr. Christopher Good is a double board certified spine surgeon and the President of Virginia Spine Institute. Established as a world expert in the field, Dr. Good has pioneered the use of robotics, navigation, and augmented reality (AR) in spine surgery. He performed the first two-level disc replacement in Metro DC, Maryland, and Virginia region, and continues to evolve motion-enhancing procedures for patients suffering from neck and back conditions. Dr. Good has been named “Top Doctor” consistently over the past decade. Learn more about Dr. Christopher Good.
Dr. Colin Haines is a board certified spine surgeon and the Director of Research at Virginia Spine Institute. Dr. Haines performed the world’s first combined endoscopic and robot-guided spine surgery. His patient success has earned him a national feature on The Today Show and WebMD, and Top Doctor recognition in consecutive years. Learn more about Dr. Haines.
Reviewed by: Dr. Colin Haines, MD.