Our Specialties


Back, Neck, and Spine

World-Renowned Back, Neck, and Spine Leaders

Back, neck, and spine doctors and surgeons are fellowship-trained or specialty-trained medical providers who diagnose and treat patients with all kinds of spine-related problems, including back pain, disc diseases, spinal stenosis, and neck pain. These doctors offer pain management and nonsurgical treatment options for back injuries and neck conditions and are also highly skilled at performing minimally invasive procedures and complex surgeries.

At Carrell Clinic, all of our world-renowned leaders are fellowship-trained experts within their field of subspecialty as well as fully trained general orthopaedic specialists. This includes our back, spine, and neck doctors, Dr. Andrew Dossett, Dr. Andrew ClavennaDr. William Hotchkiss, and Dr. William Robinson. Our spine specialists’ advanced training and certifications attest to their skill and the profound dedication they have toward the treatment and surgical care of their spine patients.

Do You Need Specialized Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Care for the Back, Neck, and Spine?

A back injury, neck condition, or spinal disorder can disrupt your life as well as keep you from enjoying the activities you love. Below are some common signs and symptoms you may be experiencing if you have an injury or condition of the back, neck, or spine:

  • Back pain as well as stiffness
  • Back pain that affects posture or causes you to stoop
  • Back pain that increases when you move
  • Chronic pain, including neck pain or lower back pain
  • Neck stiffness
  • Numbness 
  • Pins-and-needles sensations
  • Sharp neck pain
  • Unsteadiness when walking

If you've been experiencing back pain, neck pain, or any of the above symptoms, you may be suffering from a sports-related or orthopaedic injury or condition of the back, neck, or spine. One of our specialty-trained back, neck, and spine doctors can expertly diagnose you as well as work with you to find the treatment option right for you. Common back, spine, and neck injuries and conditions our spine doctors see include:

  • Degenerative disc diseases
  • Herniated discs
  • Kyphosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal deformities
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylosis

Experience a Legacy of Excellence and Exceptional Back, Neck, and Spine Care.

Serving the back, neck, and spine needs of Dallas, Frisco, and the surrounding areas, our spine, neck, and back doctors are world-renowned leaders who are dedicated to providing patients with the specialized spine care they need to get back to an active, healthy life.

Having dedicated their practices to offering patient-centered care, our back, spine, and neck doctors understand that while spine surgery may be the best treatment for one patient, another patient may benefit more from a nonsurgical solution, such as an injection, over-the-counter medication, or physical therapy from a trained physical therapist. That's why our spine specialists are committed to listening to each patient to fully understand their needs and goals before developing a personalized treatment plan.

If spine surgery is recommended for you and your neck injury or back condition, rest assured that our spine surgeons continue to uphold excellence by keeping up to date with the latest advancements in technology, surgeries, and techniques. Our spine surgeons are also committed and well-respected in their fields and know how to perform a full range of highly complex procedures. This includes the following surgeries:

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior lumbar Interbody fusion
  • Artificial disc replacement, including cervical disc replacement
  • Cervical laminoplasty
  • Computer-assisted spine surgery (intra-operative navigation)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral lumbar interbody fusion (LLIF/DLIF)
  • Lumbar spinal fusions
  • Microscopic lumbar discectomy
  • Minimally invasive microdiscectomy
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Oblique lumbar interbody fusion (OLIF)
  • Posterior cervical discectomy
  • Posterior cervical fusion
  • Spinal deformity surgery
  • Thoracic spine surgery
  • Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)

Visit Our State-of-the-Art Spine Center.

At Carrell Clinic, we have a dedicated Spine Center in Dallas that is designed to provide you with an exceptional back, neck, and spine care experience. Here, our neck and back doctors offer comprehensive education as well as patient-centered care for an array of spine injuries and conditions.

To learn more about our Spine Center, please use the button below.

Spine Center

Online Guide to Back, Neck, and Spine Care.

With our focus on patients, we have developed our Online Guide to Back, Neck, and Spine Care.

Learn all about spine care management and the available treatments, prevent injuries and degenerative conditions, and get quick answers to frequently asked questions. To access our guide, use the button below.

Online Guide to Back, Neck, and Spine Care

100 Years of Experience. 4 World-Renowned Back, Neck, and Spine Leaders. 1 Legacy of Excellence.

At Carrell Clinic, we have a long-standing tradition of providing patient-centered excellence that dates back to 1921. Because the drive, dedication, and high standards of those who came before us were upheld and infused into Carrell Clinic, we are highly respected and known for our dedication to excellence throughout the Southwest and the nation. 

As one of our patients, you will experience our rich heritage as well as exceptional orthopaedic and sports medicine care that is focused solely on you and your individual spinal needs. Our devotion to you and your spine care starts the second you walk into our Dallas or Frisco office and lasts throughout your entire journey with us. Whether you need a custom treatment plan for back pain, sciatica, scoliosis, or neck pain or a surgical consultation to discuss if surgery is right for you, we are here to provide you with the exceptional patient-centered care you need to get back to your active, healthy life.

To consult with one of our back, spine, and neck doctors, please call (214) 220-2468 or request an appointment online