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If appointment request is for an injury/condition resulting from a Work Injury, do not use this form. Please follow instructions below:
  • For work injuries, call the Duke WC office at 919-684-2848
  • Once the visits are authorized at this number they will schedule the appointment in our clinic.
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The Physicians

Disorders and Surgery of the Spine

If you’re experiencing severe back and neck pain as a result of a spine disorder, spinal surgery may be the best route to healing for you. Joe T. Minchew, MD, of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic in Durham specializes in spine disorders and surgery. He leads a distinguished team of specialists in the Raleigh-Durham area who share the common goal of assisting you in a return to the quality of life you deserve.

There are a host of conditions that could be causing you considerable discomfort. Dr. Minchew has broad experience in treating a host of conditions, including the following:

Using a collaborative approach between you and your doctor, the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic in Durham will work with you to determine the ideal treatment plan for your specific situation. The following are just some of the many procedures that could be performed to assist you in alleviating the neck and back pain you are experiencing as a result of a spine disorder:

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Reconstruction
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Laminectomy
  • Coccygectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdecompression
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Spine Injections
  • Spine/Back Surgery
  • Thoracic Fusion

Our Team of Specialists in the Raleigh-Durham Area Prides Itself on Delivering a Personal Touch

To get the best treatment and the most attentive personal care for your physical medicine and rehabilitation treatment, be sure to contact the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic in Durham. Give us a call at 919.471.9622 or submit the appointment form on this page to schedule your personal consultation with our team in the Raleigh-Durham area. As part of Duke Medicine, our community-oriented specialists, personal touch and state-of-the-art facilities allow us to deliver the treatment you need—with the care you deserve.

North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to serve Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, Apex, Morrisville, Clayton, Wake Forest, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Greensboro, Hillsborough, Mebane and surrounding areas.