Spine Care Specialists

Southeast Orthopedic Specialists, in conjunction with our orthopedic specialist spine care hospital group, is pleased to provide expert spine care. The goal of our multi-disciplinary approach to comprehensive spine care is to help you attain the highest level of function and the lowest level of pain possible. To that end, our chiropractic spine care experts and our spine surgeons in Jacksonville, FL, work together to develop individualized treatment plans for each and every patient.

Our precision spine care treatments and procedures are designed just for you and your pain. While it’s true that back and neck pain are very common orthopedic complaints, it’s also true that there’s nothing “common” about effective spine and pain care. When back and neck pain refuse to go away on their own, Drs. Robert Hurford and Stephan Esser, our dedicated spine care doctors in Jacksonville, FL, can assist you in recovery. Understanding how back and neck pain can limit your activities and decrease your quality of life is crucial in the treatment of such issues. The physicians at our spine care center will genuinely listen to your concerns and discuss your treatment options in terms you can understand. The goal is to restore pain-free motion so you can resume work or other physical activities as soon as possible. Robert Hurford, Jr., MD, PhD, specializes in the surgical treatment of and rehabilitation for the full spectrum of spine conditions, with a conservative approach. Stephan Esser, MD, is a physiatrist specializing in the non-surgical treatment of and rehabilitation for the full spectrum of spine conditions, working closely with Dr. Hurford to ensure all patients receive the precise individual care they need. Both of our spine care specialists tour spine care clinic are well-respected in the field of active spine care.

Minimally Invasive Spine Procedures

In the past, spine surgery meant extensive hospital stays and recovery time. With the advent of minimally invasive spine procedures, spine surgeries traditionally requiring length hospital stays can now be performed as outpatient spine surgery or can require shorter hospital stays. Southeast Orthopedic Specialists offers minimally invasive spine surgery performed by a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon.

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Frank Collier – Pain Management Specialist | SouthEast Orthopedic Specialist

Frank Collier, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist

Dr. Frank Collier is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician and Pain Management Specialist who specializes in the treatment of injuries and illnesses that affect how people move and function while living with pain.



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