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Spine Program at The Miriam Hospital

Lower back pain, spinal injuries and disorders keep thousands of Rhode Island and Massachusetts residents from working and living comfortably. The Spine Program at The Miriam Hospital is a leading-edge collaboration between the best of two worlds – the neurosurgeons from the Norman Prince Spine Institute and the orthopedic spine surgeons from the Lifespan Orthopedics Institute.

What Spinal Injuries and Disorders Do We Treat?

Our multidisciplinary team of spine specialists is highly skilled and experienced in treating a range of spinal injuries and disorders, including osteoporosis, herniated discs, and arthritis of the spine.

Leading Surgical Technology

The Spine Program at The Miriam Hospital uses state-of-the-art surgical techniques, such as the Medtronic Mazor X Stealth Edition robotic guidance platform for spine surgery, to minimize surgical incisions and quicken recovery times.

Conditions We Treat

Our multidisciplinary team of spine specialists is highly skilled and experienced in treating a range of spinal injuries and disorders.

Latest Technology in Spine Care

Lifespan Orthopedics Institute spine surgeons discuss the latest in Minimally Invasive and Robotic Spine technology.

Meet the Spine Program Team at The Miriam Hospital

Alan H. Daniels, MD Headshot

Alan H. Daniels, MD

Chief, Division of Spine Surgery, and Director, Adult Spinal Deformity Service, Rhode Island and The Miriam Hospitals

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Adetokunbo Oyelese, MD, PhD, FAANS Headshot

Adetokunbo Oyelese, MD, PhD, FAANS

Director, Spinal Surgery Division, Director, Norman Prince Spine Institute

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Bryce A. Basques, MD Headshot

Bryce A. Basques, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

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Joaquin Q. Camara, MD Headshot

Joaquin Q. Camara, MD

Neurosurgeon

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Deus J.C. Cielo, MD Headshot

Deus J.C. Cielo, MD

Director, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Program Director, Peripheral Nerve Surgery Division

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Bassel G. Diebo, MD Headshot

Bassel G. Diebo, MD

Spine and Scoliosis Surgeon

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Dominic Kleinhenz, MD Headshot

Dominic Kleinhenz, MD

Spine Surgeon

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Eren O. Kuris, MD Headshot

Eren O. Kuris, MD

Spine Surgeon

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Todd S. Stafford, MD Headshot

Todd S. Stafford, MD

Bariatric Surgeon

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Patient Resources

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Spine Program Education Guide

Download our patient guide for more information about disorders, preparing for procedures, treatments, and post-procedure steps.

In English

Patient Education Guide: PDF | Online

In Spanish

Patient Education Guide: PDF | Online

In Portuguese

Patient Education Guide: PDF | Online

Spine Program Resources

Download our health resources to help you with healing and recovery.

Body Mechanics

English PDF | Online

Spanish PDF | Online

Portuguese PDF | Online

Diaphragmatic (Belly) Breathing Instructions

English PDF | Online

Spanish PDF | Online

Portuguese PDF | Online

Eat Your Way Toward Proper Healing

English PDF | Online

Spanish PDF | Online

Portuguese PDF | Online

Exercises to Prepare for Spine Surgery

English PDF | Online

Spanish PDF | Online

Portuguese PDF | Online

Spinal Anatomy and Surgery Specifics

English PDF | Online

Spanish PDF | Online

Portuguese PDF | Online

Quitting Smoking

English PDF | Online

Spanish PDF | Online

Portuguese PDF | Online