Welcome to Our Spine Center
Working exclusively with the back, neck, and spine, our spine doctors and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist integrate all aspects of specialized care with their combined knowledge, experience, and expertise as the foundation of our Spine Center at Coastal Orthopedics.
Our fellowship-trained spine surgeons, Dr. Erkan Alci and Dr. William L. Mills, and our physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Erin E. Watson, have dedicated their practices to this specialized field of study.
With their commitment to continued education through attending courses, lecturing, writing, and actively learning the newest procedures and techniques, our spine and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists are the most highly skilled back, neck, and spine doctors in the region.
The Spine Center provides our back, neck, and spine patients access to consultation Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Prior to your consultation, new patients will be asked to complete forms, which include medical history as well as demographic and insurance information. This information, along with any current diagnostic imaging (X-ray, CT, MRI), will be utilized by your doctor to aid in your diagnosis and treatment plan.
To schedule an appointment with one of our Spine Center specialists, please call (843) 347-7222 or request an appointment online.
Spinal Procedures and Treatments
At our Coastal Orthopedics Spine Center, we understand that you may have questions, concerns, or confusion regarding your back, neck, or spine pain. That’s why we’ve provided supplementary information to help you learn more about your injury or condition, so we can get you on the fast track to recovery.
Click the links below for a short overview of various spine conditions and the procedures and approaches available to treat them. Please understand that these links are intended to provide a general, educational overview. Each situation is unique, and no online content can replace one-on-one communication with your doctor. If you have questions regarding a spine injury, condition, or procedure, please call (843) 347-7222, and our staff will be happy to assist you.
Spinal Anatomy & Conditions
- ACDF: Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
- Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
- Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
- Cervical Laminaplasty
- Laminectomy (Cervical) with Fusion
- Lumbar Disc Microsurgery (Microdisecectomy)
- Spinal Fusion (Lumbar Spine, For Treatment of Spondylolisthesis)
- ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
- ILIF: Interlaminar Lumbar Instrumented Fusion
- TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
- XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
- Interoperative Monitoring (IOM) of the Nerves
- Spinal Cord Stimulation (Boston Scientific)
- Spinal Cord Stimulation (Medtronic)