Swedish Covenant Hospital Chicago Back Institute

The Chicago Back Institute is committed to using the most advanced technology available for treating spine-related conditions such as sciatica, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and tumors of the spine.

The Chicago Back Institute's team of neurological surgeons are nationally and internationally recognized by their peers for their outstanding clinical skills, expertise and innovative approaches to surgical and non-surgical spinal care. They embrace a comprehensive approach to spine care which explores new treatment options and addresses the full scope of each patient's needs. The spine specialists at Chicago Back Institute are equally committed to conducting research to develop new techniques and devices to further improve spine care in the future.

Through a highly integrative and collaborative approach to care, the Chicago Back Institute helps you navigate the continuum of services available at Swedish Covenant Hospital — incorporating pain management, physical rehabilitation, fitness, nutrition and wellness, and complementary and alternative services to address the full scope of your needs, minimize pain, speed recovery and renew your quality of life.

Clinicians with the Chicago Back Institute:

Areas of Expertise


  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Back Pain
  • Bulging Disc
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intracranial Tumor
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Cysts
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Alternative Therapies
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Back Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Major Spinal Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Motion Preservation Techniques
  • Neck Surgery
  • Posterior Stabilization
  • Spinal Arthroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Therapeutic Spine Treatment
  • Total Disc Replacement