The Bonati Spine Institute is an orthopedic medical and surgical practice located in Hudson, FL. The Institute was founded approximately 30 years ago by Dr. Alfred Bonati who is a respected in his field. Dr. Bonati received his medical education at the University of Seville and the Bowman Gray Medical School affiliated with Wake Forest University. He completed residencies in orthopedic surgery at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and at the Washington Hospital Center.
Dr. Bonati is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has based his career on the belief that most patients don’t need an open incision surgery. He has developed techniques and procedures to help patients recover faster. In fact, the Bonati Spine Institute was the first center to receive approval from the Food and Drug Administration to make use of the Holmium YAG laser.
The Bonati Spine Institute is an outpatient surgery center. There are many different types of procedures that are performed so that patients feel quick relief from their pain. Among the procedures performed at the Bonati Spine Center are lumbar spine surgery, bone fragment removal, laminectomy and spinal decompression.
When patients come to the Bonati Spine Institute, they can expect the course of their treatment to begin with an informative and respectful visit with one of the surgeons who work at the Institute. The surgeons perform a review of all of the patient’s symptoms and previous treatments for the problem. The surgeons also carefully review the patient’s MRI scans. The goal is for the surgeon to precisely locate the source of the patient’s pain so that the correct treatment or surgical procedure can be recommended.
Should surgery be recommended, the surgery will be carried out in the most minimally invasive way possible. Patients are sedated using a local anesthetic or conscious IV sedation. This is done so that the doctor and the patient can communicate throughout the procedure.
After the surgery in complete, the patient can expect to go home the same day. Because of the way procedures are carried out at the Bonati Spine Institute, patients usually have a fast recover time. Patients can get back to work and get on with their lives faster than if they were to have a more invasive surgical procedure.
The Bonati Spine Institute has treated patients who have come to the center from across the United States and from nations around the world. Patients have expressed an almost 99 percent satisfaction rating for the Bonati Spine Institute.