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At the junction of innovation & implementation

important milestones

Our mission is simple: to advance spine care in the state of Texas.  Every patient is unique, thus requiring a custom-tailored surgical plan along with the latest technology and implants designed to perfectly fit each patient’s individual condition. Below you will find a timeline of recent milestones that depict the breadth and depth of cutting edge surgeries that Dr. Vira performs.

Nov 2020 First use of Cirq Robot in Texas
Robotic Spine Surgery

Using the latest computer navigation and robotic technology to optimize each patient's surgery, Dr. Vira believes that precision with automation is the way of the future. 

October 2020 First use of M6 cervical disk replacement at UT Southwestern / THR Frisco.
Preserving motion in the neck

For patients who have a disk herniation in the neck, it is possible that a fusion is not necessary. Dr. Vira uses the latest cervical disk replacement technologies to preserve motion when it isn't necessary to perform a fusion operation.

September 2020 First use of carbon fiber screws for metastatic spine surgery in North Texas
Radiolucent screws to better visualize cancer

For cancer patients, traditional metal screws create scatter and obscure some of the postoperative radiation that is done  after spine surgery. Carbon fiber screws have the potential to reduce artifact / scatter and improve postoperative tumor visualization.