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Our Approach

Treatment of new patients at the Orthopedic Institute with the Spine and Joint Institute always begins with the most conservative approach. Beginning with the initial visit, we stay focused on evidence-based medicine that guides us toward the best possible outcomes and improves the quality of life of our patients.

We treat conditions involving spinal instability, nerve compression, tumors, infections, congenital conditions and trauma, including:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Central cord syndrome
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Facet joint hypertrophy
  • Herniated disc
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tarlov cyst
  • Tethered spinal cord syndrome
  • Vertebral compression fractures

Our Location

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South, Orthopedic Institute Spine Program
5950 Saratoga Blvd.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78414

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NOTE: A representative from CHRISTUS Health will contact you between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm CDT to help you schedule an appointment.

Our Team

Dr Borkowski

John Borkowski, MD

Orthopedics, Surgery, Spine

Medical Director, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South Spine Program