Here are 20 of the largest independent groups in the U.S. ranked by the number of spine surgeons that practice with them.
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Editor's note: Information was gathered from each group's website or from a spokesperson within the organization.
Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates (Charlotte, N.C.): 35
Barrow Nrain & Spine (Phoenix): 27
Semmes Murphey Clinic (Memphis, Tenn.): 25
Texas Back Institute (Plano): 23
Mayfield Brain & Spine (Cincinnati): 21
Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine (Carmel, Ind.): 20
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (Des Plaines, Ill.): 19
Rothman Orthopaedics (Philadelphia): 18
EmergeOrtho (Durham, N.C.): 16
OrthoLoneStar (Houston): 16
Neurological Surgery Practice of Long Island (Rockville Centre, N.Y.): 15
Proliance Surgeons (Seattle): 14
OrthoCarolina (Charlotte, N.C.): 14
Twin Cities Orthopedics (Golden Valley, Minn.): 14
Resurgens Orthopaedics (Atlanta): 13
OrthoVirginia (North Chesterfield): 13
Neurosurgical Associates (Knoxville, Tenn.): 13
Twin Cities Spine Center (Minneapolis): 11
The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics (Bethesda, Md.): 10
Aligned Orthopedic Partners (Washington, D.C.): 10