Surgeon Joins Chicago Spine Center at Weiss
Renowned Spine Specialist Thomas McNally Leads State-of-the-Art Center
CHICAGO (Jan. 18, 2016) – Orthopedic surgeon Thomas A. McNally, M.D., has been named director of the Chicago Spine Center at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He is known for minimally invasive surgical procedures, spinal fusions and balloon kyphoplasty techniques.
Dr. McNally is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with nearly 15 years of comprehensive operative and non-operative spinal care ranging from cervical spine disorders and degenerative disc diseases to scoliosis and spine trauma.
“The patient experience and delivering high quality care are our top priorities at Weiss,” said Anthony J. Tedeschi, M.D., chief executive officer at Weiss. “We’re confident that Dr. McNally’s leadership and surgical skill will help the Chicago Spine Center to continue to deliver on the promise of high level care with a positive patient experience.”
An estimated 80 percent of Americans will experience back pain at some point during their lifetime – the result of wear and tear, an injury or congenital condition. For many people, the pain is debilitating, impacting their work and daily life.
The Chicago Spine Center at Weiss offers comprehensive and integrated care – from a consultation to an MRI and X-ray evaluation to pain management care, happening in one visit. Multi-disciplinary medical professionals work together throughout the entire treatment process.
“Our team approach, combined with our keen listening skills lead to better outcomes both in terms of keeping the patient engaged and in uncovering their pain, concerns and goals,” Dr. McNally said.
When surgery is necessary, Dr. McNally employs advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive surgery, to stabilize painful joints, decompress pinched nerves, fuse bones and correct deformities.
Dr. McNally completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Chicago Hospitals. He is fellowship trained at Rush University Medical Center in comprehensive spinal care, at the University of Chicago in minimally invasive spine procedures and at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Chicago for pediatric spine and scoliosis management.
Dr. McNally is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society and the North American Spine Society. He has lectured on various topics including minimally invasive surgeries, kyphoplasty and Coflex.
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