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Find Hope and Healing

With Expert Spine Care

A small twinge in the back or a dull ache from a day of activities are normal parts of life. But if you experience consistent neck and back pain, you can start to feel frustrated. We’re here to help get your life back on track. At AdventHealth Wesley Chapel, formerly Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, our affiliation with the NeuSpine Institute means you’ll always benefit from the leading neurological and spine treatments delivered by a world-class team of multidisciplinary specialists. Located within our hospital Wellness Plaza, our NeuSpine Institute location is equipped with some of the latest technologies and a compassionate approach to care. Discover the support you need to move freely and live well.

Multidisciplinary Spine Teams

Working Together to Treat You

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A Personalized Approach to Finding Answers

Your spine, your pain, and your treatment are all individual to you. That’s why we take special care to work with you one-on-one, giving you dedicated attention, listening ears, and a detailed path forward to relief. We work together across disciplines to assess your pain and get to the root of the issue. We start with an informed conversation about your medical background, pain, and past injuries. Then, we’ll combine screenings and tests, that may include:

  • CT Scans
  • Lumbar Punctures (Spinal Taps)
  • MRIs
  • X-Rays

We also provide free MRI reviews through our affiliation with the NeuSpine Institute. You want to get answers — and relief. Let us help. Call 1-813-333-1186 today for your MRI review.

Some of the Best Treatment Options Available

When you have back or neck pain, it can be hard to think about a life without it. We’re here to help you channel your hope and reach for a more active, strong lifestyle. Because we know surgery is the last thing you want, we’ll first consider every conservative approach possible. If we can’t relieve your pain with medications and non-invasive options, trust that we offer some of the most advanced spinal surgeries and minimally invasive procedures available to help restore your spine function. And we do it all with a focus on compassion and whole-person care.

Expert Care for a Range of Conditions

Your spine is powerful and very complex. Made up of bones, nerves, and ligaments, it needs a team of experts to care for it with a specialized approach and a compassionate touch. Our spine experts double as highly-trained neurological professionals who have years caring for the full extent of spine conditions. Using leading-edge, individualized care, we treat a range of spinal conditions, including:

  • Carpal and Cubital Tunnel Syndromes
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (Spinal Arthritis)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine and Brain Tumors
  • Spine Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Find answers for your pain and solutions to help you find relief. We're always by your side, supporting your back, and lifting your spirits.

Neuro Spine Surgeons

Armen Deukmedjian, MD

A fellowship-trained neurosurgeon, specializing in minimally invasive solutions for both simple and complex spinal pathologies. His focus is on surgical and non-surgical treatments of debilitating neck and back pain. Dr. Deukmedjian earned his bachelor’s degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California San Diego, followed by a master’s degree from Georgetown University in physiology. He subsequently attended George Washington University for medical school and earned his MD with the highest distinction, being named to the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society.

Amir Ahmadian, MD

A fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who specializes in complex minimally invasive spine surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and behavior biology at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. He attended Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine where he obtained his MD at the top of his class as a member of Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. Dr. Ahmadian completed his neurosurgical residency as the Chief Resident, and he has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed journal publications and 10 book chapters in the field of neurosurgery and spinal deformity. Dr. Ahmadian completed his clinical fellowship in pediatric spinal deformity and scoliosis at Alfred I. Dupont Hospital for Children in Delaware and continued his education at Shriners Hospital in Tampa, Fla., during residency.

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Therapy First

Spine Care You Can Count On

Using spinal surgery as a last resort, we concentrate on treating you with nonsurgical therapies such as pain management, physical therapy, and spinal regenerative techniques.

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NeuSpine Institute

Specializes in diagnosing and localizing pain with a personalized treatment plan that fits your specific needs and pathology. Should you experience any signs of neurologic dysfunction or spinal pain, we highly recommend seeking professional evaluation as soon as possible to prevent further deterioration.

From Treatment to Recovery

A Customized Playbook

It can be a difficult balancing act: You want to re-engage in your active life. But you also need to take the time to heal. We're here to help you stay on a safe and steady course to recovery. Using your customized care plan as their guide, our multidisciplinary team will connect you to the medical professionals, community resources, and local support services you need to help you get back to doing all the things you love.