Norton Leatherman Spine

Spine Care From World-renowned Specialists

Norton Leatherman Spine is a combined team of orthopedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons and pain management specialists who provide care for adults and children from Louisville and Southern Indiana, as well as from across the region, nation and world.

  • A multidisciplinary team of 45 specialists offers a comprehensive array of treatment options that include medication, pain management, rehabilitation and surgery, including minimally invasive procedures and neurosurgical therapies.
  • Norton Leatherman Spine physicians are widely renowned and exceptionally experienced, performing more than 4,000 surgeries a year.
  • Our specialists are internationally recognized leaders in clinical research of spinal disease, injury and deformity, and have served in senior positions in the Scoliosis Research Society, the most prestigious organization for scoliosis surgeons around the world.
  • Norton Healthcare is the first health system in the nation to be recognized as an Advanced Orthopedic & Spine Center of Excellence by DNV.
  • We use the EOS Imaging system, which collects high-resolution images while exposing the patient to 50% to 85% less radiation than traditional X-rays and 95% less than basic CT scans. The system is especially beneficial to scoliosis patients who often need repeated imaging to monitor their progress.
  • We accept Medicare, Medicaid and most major commercial insurance plans.
  • Use Norton MyChart to communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions, get alerted if an earlier appointment becomes available and more, anytime from a mobile device or computer

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Why choose
Norton Leatherman Spine

Treating back and neck conditions requires a comprehensive approach. At Norton Leatherman Spine, we bring together leading spine specialists to provide quality treatment for your back or neck condition. Our team’s expertise includes multiple disciplines — orthopedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons, general surgeons, pain management specialists, physical therapists, radiologists and nurses — who work together to create a plan that meets your specific needs to help you more quickly get back to the things you love.

What We Treat

The physicians at Norton Leatherman Spine treat the full range of common back and neck conditions. We also treat more complex issues, including scoliosis and other spinal deformities in children and adults.

Pain Management

Our physicians are experienced in providing a full range of therapeutic pain management options. We strive to improve quality of life by managing pain without heavy reliance on medication.


Rehabilitation is a vital part of your care and, most important, your recovery. Carefully following recommendations from your Norton Leatherman Spine doctor, nurses and therapists can help you get back to normal activities as soon as possible.


Adults and children turn to Norton Leatherman Spine specialists for advanced treatment of various spine conditions and injuries.

Our spine specialists have access to advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities and offer patients in-office and surgical expertise at four state-of-the-art hospitals and several outpatient facilities throughout the Louisville area.

Clinical Trials

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Norton Leatherman Spine is at the forefront of spine treatment research. As investigators on numerous trials, our specialist physicians have unparalleled experience with many innovative treatments once they are approved for broad use. Patients also may be eligible to take part in these experimental spine treatments. Norton Leatherman Spine researchers also contribute to groundbreaking studies and other publications in peer-reviewed journals.

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