Back and neck patient stories

Ellen Lucas
Ellen Lucas loves to play tennis. One day she realized she had extreme back pain and needed to see a specialist. Alfred Kahn, MD performed an anterior posterior spinal fusion and got Ellen back on the tennis court. Learn her story now.
Denise Giesting
Denise Giesting is a very active woman – running, biking, and swimming. After multiple years of pain and avoiding surgery, she reached out to The Christ Hospital and got in touch with Michael Kramer, MD. Denise is back to her active lifestyle after a successful anterior posterior spinal fusion. Learn more now.
Christine Burkart
Christine Burkart suffered from severe low back pain after walking her dog and gardening, but she knew she had to do something to help with the pain and discomfort. She was nervous about spine surgery, but now she feels 100% better and has said that the surgery changed her life for the better. Learn her story now.