Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Patients

Our patients are happy to share how minimally invasive spine surgery at EvergreenHealth got them back to the activities they love.


Leigh Ballantyne

The pain from ruptured cervical disks made it difficult for Leigh to get through the day. Thanks to minimally invasive surgery at EvergreenHealth, she feels good as new - and pain free.

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Image of Leigh Ballantyne, whose ruptured cervical disc pain was relieved by minimally invasive spine surgery at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic Care near Seattle in Kirkland, WA.

Karyl Lee Olels

There didn’t seem to be any answer for the back problems that had plagued Karyl Lee for years. But after having minimally invasive spine surgery at EvergreenHealth, she was back to work in her garden.

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Image of Leigh Ballantyne, whose ruptured cervical disc pain was relieved by minimally invasive spine surgery at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic Care near Seattle in Kirkland, WA. Image of Karyl Lee Olels, whose back pain was relieved by minimally invasive computer-assisted spine surgeryat EvergreenHealth Orthopedic Care near Seattle in Kirkland, WA.

Nina Pulliam

Nina suffered from flat back syndrome, a complication of the scoliosis treatment she'd had as a teenager. But after minimally invasive surgery at EvergreenHealth, the pain is gone and everything is just easier. 

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Image of Nina Pulliam, whose flat back syndrome was relieved by minimally invasive spine surgery at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic Care near Seattle in Kirkland, WA.

Christine Simpson

Christine refused to have an open surgical procedure for her severe scoliosis. She lived with the pain until a minimally invasive procedure at EvergreenHealth fixed the scoliosis and freed her from the pain.

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Image of Christine Simpson, whose scoliosis was repaired by minimally invasive spine surgery at EvergreenHealth Orthopedic Care near Seattle in Kirkland, WA.