Headquartered in Saint John NB, we are the highest volume spine surgery research centre in Atlantic Canada. We unite a community of experts from several disciplines including orthopaedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, physiatrists, nurses, physiotherapists, students, and researchers. Our diverse team are t the top of their fields in clinical care, quality assurance, clinical outcomes, and clinical trials research.
Our mission is to better understand the factors that lead to spinal conditions and continue to develop ways to most effectively treat complex problems and improve patent quality of life through clinical research. Driving the development of spine health care, we maintain the third largest single-site prospective spine surgery outcomes database in Canada, for the Canadian Spine Outcomes and Research Network (CSORN). This is a Canada-wide research consortium of 23 spine surgery sites.
We invite you to explore our website to learn more about what we do, why we do it, and how you can help us improve the lives of the millions of Canadians who suffer from spine-related problems.