Spinal surgery is a rapidly evolving specialty with new treatments continually becoming available. As an academic spine surgeon at the New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Michael Vives stays on the forefront of these new treatments so that patients have access to the contemporary, yet proven techniques. He works closely with teams of physicians that include rehabilitation specialists (Physiatrists), Therapists, Pain Management experts, and Neurologists to coordinate a patient's treatment regimen.

Dr. Michael Vives has extensive experience in the operative and nonoperative treatment for a wide range of spinal disorders including disc herniations, spinal stenosis, disc degeneration, scoliosis, spinal fractures/spinal cord injury, and, spinal tumors. In addition to his own clinical and research experience, his positions on the editorial boards of several scientific journals and his past chairmanship of the Scientific Program for Spine at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and his participation on the Scientific Program Committee for the North American Spine Society provide him a unique perspective on the spectrum of treatments available.










Michael Vives
Michael J. Vives, MD

Chief, Division of Spine Surgery