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The world-class resources at Jackson Health System and the UHealth – University of Miami Health System have come together to offer state-of-the-art neurosurgical services through UHealth/Jackson Neurosurgery. We provide comprehensive and specialized patient care with the latest and most innovative surgical technologies, including minimally invasive spine surgery, robotics, and complex spinal reconstructions.

Our renowned surgeons are at the forefront of pioneering treatments and rehabilitative strategies that can lead to superior patient outcomes.


trusted experts in minimally invasive surgery

Patients at UHealth/Jackson Neurosurgery can access the largest variety of procedures with more than 30 unique minimally invasive spine procedures for both adult and pediatric patients.

With expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery, our board-certified neurosurgeons perform more than 1,800 surgeries a year using the latest technological advancements to achieve the best results.

Surgical imaging systems
Robotic guidance systems
Spinal endoscopy
Tubular dilator retractor systems
High-resolution microscopes

Our multi-disciplinary team also performs spinal fusions, decompressions, artificial disc replacement, and other back surgeries.


trusted experts
From left to right: Ian Cote, M.D., Shelby Burks, M.D., Michael Wang, M.D., FACS, Timur Urakov, M.D., Allan Levi, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, Gregory Basil, M.D., Barth Green, M.D.

superior outcomes

The Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial is dedicated to giving patients back their lives.

Our state-of-the-art facility was designed from scratch to be one of the country's elite rehabilitation centers for traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other complex conditions, with every aspect of our programs underlined by a strong focus on comprehensive care. While other UHealth/Jackson specialty programs focus on life saving, UHealth Jackson Rehabilitation Care focuses on giving people back their lives. Our patients' average daily improvement in function is higher than the national average, and our satisfaction rates are among the best in the country. With quicker recovery times, our patients leave inpatient facilities faster and progress to outpatient programs to return home sooner.

We're with your patients every step of the way — from consultation through recovery.


Superior Outcomes

advanced research & innovative diagnostics

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is considered one of the premier research programs pursuing groundbreaking discoveries for traumatic spinal cord and brain injuries, as well as other neurological disorders. The Miami Project’s international team of more than 175 scientists, researchers, clinicians, and support staff is dedicated to improving our patients’ quality of life and, ultimately, finding a cure for paralysis.

Currently, researchers are performing clinical studies in spinal cord injury, including testing neuroprotective strategies and performing advanced rehabilitation and neuromodulation approaches with technologies like a brain-machine interface.


Advanced Research