Spinal disorders can require the attention of more than one specialist. The Spine Institute of Osceola offers a comprehensive approach with advanced tests, procedures, and therapies performed by a multidisciplinary team of medical experts, including:

  • Neurosurgeons
  • Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Radiologists
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Surgical Floor Registered and Critical Care Nursing Teams
  • Diagnostic Testing Technologists

This approach provides the patient an experience in which all treatment options are considered from non-surgical pain management to surgery when warranted.

Our Team

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Soofia Khan, Physiatrist

Pain Management

Dr. Badawy, Anesthesiologist

Neurosurgery PA

Jeff Lingo

Therapy Services

Renato Araujo, Director of PT/OT/ST

Spine Nurse Navigator

Rachel Martin

We here at the Spine Institute of Osceola want to assure you receive the best care possible from pre-hospital to post-hospital care coordination.

Upon initial contact to our facility, you will be greeted by our Spine Nurse Navigator, Rachel Martin, who will work with our specialists on developing a personalized plan of care for you. The navigator will be your point of contact to address any questions and/or concerns you may have along with facilitating the necessary appointments to physician clinics, providing educational classes on your procedure, setting up your surgery, and meeting with you post-surgery on our spine floor.


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Spinal Procedures

Conditions Treated

  • Herniated Discs
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Facet Osteoarthritis
  • Spondylolithesis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphotic Deformities
  • Osetoporetic Vertebral Compression
  • Fractures
  • Spasticity

Non-Surgical Procedures

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Transforaminal Injections
  • Facet Blocks
  • Radiofrequencyrhizotomy

Surgical Procedures

  • Decompressive Laminectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty

Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery


Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery logo

Osceola Regional Medical Center has been designated a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery by proving they outperform their peers in the areas that matter to you – quality, safety and, in the case of Blue Distinction Centers+, efficiency. These centers provide comprehensive inpatient spine surgery services, including discectomy, fusion and decompression procedures.