Welcome to Arctic Spine
ALASKA’S LASER SPINE CENTER
If you’re on the journey to finding long term relief from your severe neck or back pain, you’re now closer than ever.
Arctic Spine is the only spine surgical specialist in Alaska offering minimally invasive, laser techniques and same-day outpatient procedures so you can enjoy a fast recovery, a comfortable experience, and an excellent outcome.
Why Patients Choose Us
Our minimally invasive procedures are a safer and more effective alternative to traditional open back procedures.
| ||The Arctic Spine Advantage||Traditional Spine Surgery
|Surgery Time||Approximately 1 hour||4-7 hours
|Hospital Stay||Home for dinner||2-5 days
|Anatomy Disruption||Small incision, muscles, nerves and tissues are spared and separated|
|Muscles, ligaments, healthy tissue is cut, burned, torn and disrupted
|Incision||1-2 inches||6-8 inches
|Downtime||Back to work within a week||Recovery up to 2 months
|Complication Rate||3%||up to 16.4%
We are the only spine specialty clinic in Alaska providing a concierge level of service with 1:1 doctor to patient care. Harvard trained Board Certified Neurosurgeon, Dr. Maxwell personally evaluates and manages all aspects of your care and recovery.
At Arctic Spine, you will be seen by the Doctor, never by a Physician’s Extender.
That’s care without the middlemen.
The way it used to be.
If you are tired of getting the runaround, look to Arctic Spine for transparency, expertise and simplicity in healthcare. Discover your actual diagnosis, understand your options and experience the solution.
It’s that simple.