As one of Palm Beach & St. Lucie County’s top neurosurgery practices, the Spine Center offers spine concierge services and represents the forefront of cutting edge spinal health where prevention is key to exploring and achieving the best possible outcome for all patients. The Spine Center delivers state-of-the-art treatment under the guidance of neurosurgeon and founder, Charles S. Theofilos, M.D. who is a leading provider of the most comfortable and effective surgical, minimally invasive, and non-surgical treatment options for a full range of cervical and spinal ailments, including stem cell therapy and artificial disc replacement. Dr. Theofilos, is one of just a handful of select neurosurgeons in the country, utilizing the latest cutting-edge technology for the treatment of back and neck pain ---and the potential re-generation of spinal discs ---using stem cells. This innovative three-step process may provide stem cells a better fighting chance to regrow cartilage in the often hostile environment of a damaged spinal disc.
Dr. Theofilos has enjoyed a distinguished career as a pioneer in developing innovative surgical techniques and devices. During his tenure as Chairman of Neurosurgery and Chairman of Cranial and Spinal Surgery at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, FL, he made medical history performing the revolutionary BAK Interbody Fusion surgery live on the internet, expanding the training paradigm for hundreds of physicians who viewed this landmark procedure. In addition, Dr. Theofilos was recently recognized by the Consumer Research Council of America and bestowed the honor of being named one of “America’s Top Surgeons for Neurosurgery.” Dr. Theofilos was among a field of 20 top neuro and orthopedic surgeons throughout the country chosen to participate in the ground breaking Flexicore and Cervicore Intervertebral Artificial Disc studies comparing the clinical outcome of disc replacement versus traditional spinal fusion. Dr. Theofilos has invented and patented numerous spinal products that are used in Spinal Surgeries throughout the world, including the Uni-T Pedicle Screw System, Santorini Corpectomy Fusion Cage and Chesapeake Offset and Inline Stand Alone Fusion System.
Dr. Theofilos is a widely sought after educator and lecturer and a regularly featured guest and medical commentator on all three major television networks for his expertise in state-of-the-art neurosurgical techniques.