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Ochsner Back and Spine Center: North Shore

About 80 percent of Americans will have back pain during their lives. But, for many, the pain and discomfort is more acute and may benefit from treatment: in any 3-month period, a quarter of all adults will experience back pain at least one day. The Ochsner Back and Spine Center on the North Shore, in Slidell, offers the region’s best care for back and neck pain so people of all ages can get back to doing what they love.

The Ochsner Back and Spine Center brings together award-winning medical experts from disciplines like orthopedics, neurosurgery, pain management and rehabilitation in our state-of-the-art facility. No more going from doctor to doctor, clinic to clinic.  Your Ochsner North Shore Back and Spine Center team will jointly create a treatment plan individualized to you, your pain and your goals. 


About 80 percent of Americans will have back pain during their lives. 

Team of Experts

You’ll have access to a comprehensive team of fellowship trained experts from Ochsner and Slidell Memorial Hospital including orthopedists, neurosurgeons, pain specialists, physical therapists and more conveniently located in the same clinic in Slidell. Plus a dedicated nurse coordinator will guide each patient through their care journey, being a resource every step of the way.

Learn more about our team of Back and Spine providers.

Advanced Procedures

Back and spine pain shouldn’t always equal surgery but when surgery is indicated Ochsner’s Back and Spine Center Surgeons are experts in minimally invasive and advanced surgical approaches — giving our patients better results and quicker recovery times.

Same-day Appointments

We understand your pain. That’s why it’s important to us that you can access the North Shore’s top care when you need it and in one convenient location in the Slidell area. A physician referral is not needed for an initial appointment; please call 985-875-2727 to schedule today.

  • Neck and back pain
  • Degenerative diseases of the spine
  • Spinal deformities
    • Complex adult spinal deformity
    • Complex pediatric spinal deformity
    • Chin on chest deformity
  • Scoliosis
  • Sagittal imbalance
  • Kyphosis
  • Cervical and lumbar disc hernias
  • Traumatic spinal fractures
    • Cervical fractures
    • Thoracic fractures
    • Lumbar fractures
  • Spinal infections
  • Stenosis (narrowing of the spine)
    • Lumbar
    • Cervical
  • Tumors
    • Spinal tumors
    • Metastatic and primary tumors
    • Tumors arising from the neural structures
    • Tumors affecting the spinal column
  • Chiari malformations
  • Nerve injuries and Nerve tumors
  • Carpal tunnel and other nerve entrapment neuropathies

For appointment access to any Ochsner clinic, contact Ochsner Clinic Concierge, our dedicated physician referral line at 1-855-312-4190.

To initiate a patient transfer with a physician 24/7, contact the Regional Referral Center at 855-OHS-LINK (855-647-5465).