Hospital Neuwerk Moenchengladbach
Department of Spinal Surgery
The Department of Spinal Surgery annually treats more than 960 patients with lumbar spinal stenosis. The specialists perform endoscopic laminectomy, namely remove part of the vertebra that compresses the spinal cord. The surgery involves the use of a three-dimensional O-Arm x-ray system that completely protects the spinal cord. The department is headed by Dr. med. A Bitter, who specializes in microsurgical spinal interventions.