Neil Badlani, M.D., M.B.A. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon in Houston, Texas specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery. He utilizes cutting-edge techniques in treating the spine, back, and neck pain, as well as complicated spinal disorders such as scoliosis in patients of all ages. He emphasizes a conservative and comprehensive philosophy in treating the spine, always focusing first on non-operative treatments. His surgical emphasis is on minimally invasive and motion-sparing techniques including disc replacement. By using muscle-sparing approaches and smaller incisions, patients benefit from decreased pain and faster return to activity.