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Dr. Vadim Goz is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon with the Reno Orthopedic Clinic (ROC). Dr. Goz completed his fellowship at the prestigious Rothman Institute/Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Goz attended the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors and a distinction in clinical research. Dr. Goz also completed an additional clinical research year focusing on spine surgery outcomes. Dr. Goz specializes in conditions involving the neck and back, including herniated or degenerated discs, nerve or spinal cord compression, adult and adolescent scoliosis, slippage of the spine known as spondylolisthesis, spine trauma/fractures, as well as bone tumors affecting the spine. Dr. Goz has authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications and textbook chapters in leading professional journals. Dr. Goz is trained in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques and believes that each patient requires a tailored approach.











Dr. Lali Sekhon is a spinal neurosurgeon and is world-renowned for his work on artificial disc surgery and is a pioneer in motion preservation spine surgery. He is an expert on minimally-invasive spine surgery ensuring surgery through small incisions with rapid return to work, when appropriate. He is thought leader in spine surgery, sitting on half a dozen international spine surgery journal editorial boards and holds half a dozen patents on spinal technologies.   He is based in Reno, Nevada and looks after patients throughout the U.S. but particularly patients in Northern Nevada and Northern California.  He sees patients in Reno, Nevada. Dr. Sekhon has a diverse range of academic experience and involvement in the ever- advancing and evolving field of neurosurgery. Contact Us and sign up for our newsletter to receive periodic updates.

Minimally-invasive spine surgery encompasses surgery that achieves the following:

  • Small incision
  • Working under a microscope
  • Earlier mobilization
  • Latest techniques
  • Smaller scars/less scar tissue
  • Reduced blood loss
  • Less pain
  • Less soft tissue damage
  • Reduced muscle retraction
  • Decreased postoperative narcotics
  • Shorter hospital stay

Possibility of performing on outpatient basis faster recovery quicker return to work and activities

Drs Goz and Sekhon use MISS techniques, when appropriate in the neck, back and even brain. Sometimes mini-open surgery is the best option.

  • Anterior cervical fusions and artificial discs Posterior cervical foraminotomies
  • Lumbar fusions Lumbar microdiscectomies
  • Spinal fusions, performed from the front, back or side
  • Spinal fusions, performed from the front, back or side
  • kyphoplasty for fractures X’STOP, OLIF, TLIF, PLIF

Our  rules if surgery are needed are to minimize complications and fix the problem.

If you would like to see Dr. Goz  or Dr. Sekhon as a patient, or even if you have questions about how to proceed with a workup, don’t hesitate to call his office at  (775) 657-8844.