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Outpatient Spine Surgery

The spine is directly involved in every aspect of your health and wellbeing. You deserve the care of a specialist who can create a personalized plan to treat your symptoms. Employing advanced, minimally invasive microsurgical techniques, Ridges Surgery Center’s clinicians are able to routinely treat complex spine cases on an outpatient basis. For patients this means consistently superior results, rapid recoveries and minimal scarring.

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90% ASC National Average
94% Ridges Surgery Center

Common Outpatient Spine Procedures

  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
    • Minimally Invasive Discectomy
    • Laminotomy (Cervical / Lumbar)
    • Foraminotomy (Cervical / Lumbar)
    • Stabilization & Fusion

  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spinal Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion (ACDF)
  • Posterior Cervical Fusion (PCF)

Dr. Stefano Sinicropi

sinicropiheadshot4Practicing at Midwest Spine & Brain Institute since 2006, Dr. Sinicropi has performed over 5,000 minimally invasive procedures to correct spinal conditions and is one of the leading providers in the Midwest of non-surigical conservative treatments, motion preservation surgery and total disc replacements. Dr. Sinicropi utilizes a specialized algorithmic approach for accurate diagnosis and treatment to help patients get back to a normal life. If you’ve been diagnosed with a spine condition and have failed to find a solution, contact Dr. Sinicropi today to talk about your options.

  • Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
  • Voted 2015 Super Doctor Minneapolis St Paul Magazine Rising Stars Edition
  • Voted 2014 Top Doctor Minnesota Monthly Magazine
  • Expert at minimally invasive outpatient surgery + total disc replacement
  • Expert at complex cervical + lumbar procedures requiring spinal fusion

“Our goal is to give every patient we treat, real answers, so they can start on the road to effective treatment.” — Dr. Sinicropi

Commonly Treated Spinal Conditions

  • Bone Spurs
  • Disc Herniation
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Bulging Disc

  • Facet Disease
  • Cervical Stenosis
  • Lumbar Stenosis

  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

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Advantages of Outpatient Spine Surgery at Ridges Surgery Center

Back or neck pain can be debilitating, impacting your everyday life and preventing you from doing activities you once performed with ease. Why live with the pain and “tough it out” when you can identify and correct the underlying issue? Advantages include:

  • Lower risk of infection
  • Less post-operative pain
  • Rapid recovery
  • Emphasis on tissue preservation
  • Small surgical incisions
  • Improved flexibility and function

Ridges Surgery Center

At Ridges Surgery Center, we exceed expectations. Our highly-trained team provides premier patient care in partnership with leading area physicians. We are proud to offer quality care, specialized equipment, and advanced technology in a safe, family-friendly environment. Patients enjoy cost savings, time savings and the convenience of specialized care in an outpatient setting. 

  • High Patient Satisfaction
  • Outstanding Patient Care & Clinical Outcomes
  • High Quality, Low Cost Alternative to Hospital
  • State-of-the-Art Surgical Equipment
  • Patient Focused & Family Friendly Environment
  • 23 Hour Overnight Stay Available


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14101 Fairview Drive, Suite 400
Burnsville, MN 55337

Start a conversation about your options by calling us today at 952-658-8000.

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