Q:  What types of patients should I send to the EvergreenHealth Neuroscience, Spine & Orthopedic Institute?

A:  Patients with all types of orthopedic and neurological injuries and conditions can benefit from our services.


Q:  Who do I contact?

A:  Contact a Physician Referral operator by calling our EvergreenHealth Navigators at 425.899.4930 


Q:  How involved can I be in my patient’s care while he or she is under your care?

A:  While your patient is in our care, we welcome you to be as involved as you would like to be. Whether it’s observing in the operating room during their procedure, or talking on the phone, we encourage a collaborative, group approach to our patients’ care to help ensure the best outcome possible.


Q:  What are the most common procedures that you offer?

A:  Our procedures include a wide range of diagnostic, nonsurgical and surgical procedures.  

Diagnostic
Electromyography
Image-guided diagnostic blocks
Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Nerve conduction studies

Nonsurgical
Joint, tendon, muscle, nerve and other soft tissue corticosteroid injections
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
Cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral epidural steroid injections
Cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral facet joint injections
Sacroiliac joint injections
Medial and lateral branch blocks
Facet joint radiofrequency neurotomy
Sacroiliac joint radiofrequency neurotomy
Lumbar sympathetic/stellate ganglia blocks
Spinal cord stimulation

Surgical
Anterior cervical decompression and fusion
Anterior lumbar interbody fusion
Artificial disc replacement
Cervical/lumbar foraminotomy*
Cervical/lumbar laminotomy*
Lateral/oblique lumbar interbody fusion*
Cervical/lumbar microdiscectomy*
Thoracic spinal fusion*
Lumbar spinal fusion*
Adult reconstructive spinal surgery (anterior/posterior combined approaches)
Spinal tumors resection
Tethered cord release
Chiari decompression/duraplasty
Functional spinal surgery/neuromodulation
Costotransversectomy
 * minimally invasive options available


Q:  Do you have other referring physicians with whom I can speak with about their experience with the EvergreenHealth Neuroscience, Spine & Orthopedic Institute?

A:  Yes; please contact Kirk Hanson, executive director of Musculoskeletal and Surgical Services at 425.899.3110, for a list of referring physicians with whom we’ve worked.


Q:  Can I come visit your physicians in the clinic and in the operating room?

A:  Of course! To schedule a tour of the clinic and the OR, please contact Kirk Hanson, Executive Director of Musculoskeletal and Surgical Services, 425.899.3110.