The Ayer Neuroscience Institute’s Spine Care program offers exceptional care, from traumatic spine injuries and tumors to more common problems like herniated discs, degenerative arthritis, spinal stenosis, osteoporosis and sciatica.

Awards & Accreditation

The spine program at St. Vincent’s, a collaboration between the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute and the Ayer Neuroscience Institute, is one of only six hospitals in the country to receive Advanced Certification in Spine Surgery from The Joint Commission.


Meet our Spine Specialists:

Name Specialties Location
Abbed, Khalid M., MD Abbed, Khalid M., MD
4.9 /5
184 surveys
203.332.3272
  • Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
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  • Westport
De Oliveira Coutinho, Pedro, MD De Oliveira Coutinho, Pedro, MD
4.7 /5
106 surveys
203.332.4125
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
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  • Bridgeport
Mintz, Abraham, MD Mintz, Abraham, MD
4.9 /5
156 surveys
203.372.6460
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
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  • Shelton
Yanamadala, Vijay, MD, FAANS Yanamadala, Vijay, MD, FAANS
4.8 /5
110 surveys
203.332.3272
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
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  • Westport
  • Milford
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