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Jonathan Stieber, MD Best Spine Surgeon
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Specializing in Advanced Back & Spine Surgery

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Director of the Spine Center at OrthoManhattan

Dr. Jonathan Stieber is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon in New York City, and has 15 years of experience in performing spine surgeries. He is a Director of the Spine Center at OrthoManhattan and an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine. One of the top spine surgeons NYC has available, he has been named a New York Magazine Best Doctor for 2021 and Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2021.

I am committed to delivering the highest level of spinal care. I stay on the leading edge of innovation and technological advancement in the field to ensure that my patients have access to the very best.

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Back and neck pain is associated with a wide range of underlying causes. While many of these conditions can be successfully treated with conservative methods, others require a more extensive approach. When considering NYC spine surgery, you can rest assured Dr. Jonathan Stieber can provide a definitive diagnosis and compose a fully personalized treatment plan.

Spinal Relief

Although back and neck pain are common ailments, the discomfort they produce can be life-altering. If conservative treatments have failed to improve your symptoms, lasting relief is possible. Dr. Stieber has helped countless patients relieve their discomfort, restore optimal function, and improve their quality of life.

The pain-free lifestyle you deserve

NYC spine surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Stieber, provides his patients with the most effective treatment options available, all of which are tailored to meet your individual needs. He is an early adopter of the latest innovations and technological advancements in spinal surgery and is globally recognized for his unmatched expertise and successful patient outcomes. With Dr. Stieber guiding your care, it is possible to say goodbye to pain and enjoy an active lifestyle once again.

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Minimally Invasive

Dr. Stieber is one of the best spine surgeons extensively trained in minimally-invasive techniques in New York. With advanced minimally-invasive approaches, he is able to access the spine through small incisions and gentle muscle dilation, which minimizes pain, complications and recovery time, while enhancing surgical outcomes.

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Disc Replacement

Total disc replacement (TDR) allows board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Stieber, to offer his patients a highly effective alternative to conventional spinal fusion. Delivering among the top spine surgery NYC has to offer, his procedure involves removing a damaged disc and replacing it with a new artificial disc, relieving back pain while preserving critical motion in the spine.

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Robotic spine surgery is revolutionizing back surgery and optimizing patient outcomes, and Dr. Stieber is one of a handful of spinal surgeons in the northeast with the technology to perform these advanced procedures. His practice has adopted the ExcelsiusGPS system which delivers a host of benefits to our NYC patients, including smaller incisions, less exposure to radiation, fewer complications, faster surgery time and more.

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Jonathan Stieber, MD

Dr. Jonathan Stieber is one of the best orthopedic surgeons in NYC. Board certified and fellowship-trained, he specializes in treating patients with both common and complex spinal disorders and deformities. He was educated at Duke University and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. After completing an orthopedic surgery residency at Monmouth Medical Center, Dr. Stieber completed specialized fellowship training in spine surgery at New York University Medical Center and the Hospital for Joint Diseases.

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Why Choose Dr. Stieber?


As one of New York’s best back surgeons, Dr. Stieber has helped countless men and women find lasting relief from debilitating pain, neurologic symptoms and other issues stemming from spinal conditions. He is skilled in the most current treatment techniques and emerging technologies, and is globally recognized as a top orthopedic surgeon.

Conservative Treatment

Dr. Stieber embraces a personalized approach to spine care. For most of our New York patients, he begins treatment with a custom blend of conservative methods that are proven effective in relieving pain and improving function. Although back surgery is necessary for many patients, Dr. Stieber believes it should be considered a last resort. As such, he will only recommend surgical intervention if less extensive methods have not been sufficient.

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Patients from around the world

With an international reputation as one of the best spinal surgeons, patients routinely travel from around the world to undergo treatment with Dr. Jonathan Stieber. Our team understands that traveling to see a spine surgeon can be daunting. As such, we offer exclusive concierge services to our out-of-town patients and will work closely with you to coordinate all aspects of your visit to New York.

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Dear Patients:

Our patients' health and safety is our number one priority. Our office continues to be open for all email, telephone, and online inquiries. You can call us at 646-916-3962 or contact us via email to schedule your virtual telemedicine or in-person visit. Our doctors will be holding regular office hours for virtual video consultations and follow-up visits that permit you to stay in the comfort of your own home, utilizing your computer, tablet, or mobile device.

Additionally, we will continue to see select patients in the office for consultation and follow-up visits, including preoperative and postoperative appointments. Our doctors continue to perform procedures in our private, free-standing surgery center that offers an array of outpatient surgical services to treat spinal issues such as acute back pain, disc herniations, sciatica, and pinched nerves in the back or neck. We are also able to offer clean and efficient on-site x-ray capabilities in our office.

Please know that we join our community in taking all advised precautions* to limit the spread of the Coronavirus and ensure the safety of patients and staff.

Call today to schedule a consultation and explore your options with the Spine Center at OrthoManhattan.

The following precautionary measures have been established to ensure the safest environment possible:

  • All patients are screened both prior to and on the day of their office appointment. Patients will not be permitted in the office and will be asked to reschedule their appointment if:
    • You or anyone in your household are experiencing flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough, congestion, runny nose, or shortness of breath.
    • You have been in contact with anybody who has tested positive for coronavirus or have traveled (both domestically and internationally) within the last 14 days.
  • We have updated our patient and visitor policies:
    • Only a limited number of patients will be permitted on the office hour schedule.
    • No additional visitors or family members are allowed to accompany the patient during their office visit, unless the patient is in need of an aide or a translator
    • Infants, children, and adolescents are asked to stay home and will not be permitted to accompany the patient to their appointment.

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