Meet Your Spine Care Team

When you have a back, neck, or spine condition, specialists at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) work together to accurately diagnose and determine the best course of treatment for you.

NHRMC’s medical staff includes highly trained physicians from different specialties who focus on back and spine conditions. Which you choose depends on your condition and personal preference.


Neurologists diagnose and treat disorders that affect your brain, spinal cord, and nerves. They perform tests to zero in on the cause of your problem but do not perform surgery.


Neurosurgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of your central and peripheral nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord.

Orthopedic Surgeons

Orthopedic surgeons specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders the musculoskeletal system, including the spine.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctors 

Physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists focus on improving the way you move. They are experts in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the nerves, muscles, bones, and brain.