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Why Virginia Spine Institute

We Improve Lives.

Virginia Spine Institute is a globally recognized specialty spine team providing concierge care for neck or back conditions. For nearly 30 years we have dramatically improved the lives of over 90,000 people suffering with debilitating pain and life altering discomfort. Through pioneering the latest advances in non–operative procedures and modern surgical solutions, we provide patients with hope and an improved quality of life! 

This concierge team of interdisciplinary specialists seamlessly provide an elevated standard of spine care to every patient that walks through our doors. With all of the necessary disciplines under one roof (spine surgeons, regenerative medicine specialists, non-operative physicians, doctor of osteopathic medicine, neurologist, and spine-specialized physical therapists), our patients get better, faster! Through these innovative treatments, patients experience less down time and get back to the demands of life and their loved ones faster! Your time is valuable and your quality of life matters in making memories and fulfilling career commitments.

Learn why our Founder Dr. Thomas Schuler started this unique spinal healthcare destination.

His insight, as a patient himself, has helped fuel the vision for this patient-centered model. Since 1992 this model has evolved and expanded to help people from all over the globe overcome spinal conditions. Watch the video to find out more.

Our Mission & Values

Our mission is to provide the best quality spinal healthcare with the greatest patient satisfaction.

We care for and respect our patients, each other, ourselves and our community.

We strive for excellence in all that we do; our service, knowledge, behavior, appearance and our integrity.

We lead by our commitment and service to our community. We conduct ourselves in a professional fashion to be emulated (“We Walk the Talk”). We are an internationally recognized leader in spinal healthcare.

We effectively communicate and work in a collaborative manner to optimize knowledge and continuity of care.

We strive to improve our patient’s lives through advancements in medicine and new approaches to treatment.

Together, our specialists in spine surgery, regenerative medicine, neurology, osteopathic medicine, non-operative care, and physical therapy develop the best individualized plan of care for each patient.

Recognitions & Affiliations

Hear What Our Patients Are Saying

When I came to Virginia Spine Institute they told me, 'You're going to get back to your life!'

— Rita R.

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