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Leading Spinal Care

Twin Cities Spine Center (TC Spine) is a medical practice of specialists focused solely on advancing the care and treatment of the spine, with a commitment to improving the lives and well-being of our patients.

Our pioneering founder, John H. Moe, MD, began a dedicated scoliosis service in 1947. Seventy five years later, our specialty practice continues the legacy of leading orthopedics dedicated to one incredible and complex area of the body: the spine.

Today, our center continues our leadership through the adoption of cutting edge techniques including minimally invasive spine procedures and robotic assisted technologies. Our full-time Research Department enables us to evaluate and measure our care and treatment, as well as publish papers that contribute to the overall practice of spine care.

Educating the next generation of spine surgeons through our Fellowship Program demands that we stay at the forefront of our field and continually evaluate and teach best practices based on science and research.

Expert Spine Surgeons

Our 11 spine surgeons represent 207 years of spine-specific experience. They are board-certified (or board-eligible) and fellowship-trained. Many are graduates from our own John Moe Fellowship program, as well as other highly distinguished spine fellowship programs. They are active in a variety of spine societies and serve on quality and safety councils. Our surgeons are recognized annually as both Rising Stars and Top Docs.

Experienced Care Teams

Our surgeons and patients are assisted by an incredible staff of physician assistants, registered nurses, radiology technicians, a nurse practitioner and a social worker. All of them having spine-focused expertise.

Committed Staff

Everyone at TC Spine works for the benefit of our patients. Our culture of care reinforces that ALL of our employees, at every position, contribute to our patient experience. For the past five years, our practice has been recognized as a Top Workplace, and it shows.

Local Expertise With an International Reputation

TC Spine has an international reputation for excellence in the treatment of spinal conditions:

  • Our patients have come from all 50 states in the United States, as well as 32 different countries.
  • Since 1971, TC Spine has trained over 185 spine surgery fellows from 20 countries.
  • In the last 20 years, TC Spine has hosted over 350 visiting physicians and students from 33 countries.
Visiting Physicians