Smyrna, TN – Dr. Juris Shibayama specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery and cervical (neck) spinal disorders to get his patients back to living uninhibited. He brings extensive knowledge and experience to the residents of Smyrna and Nashville from some of the best training centers and universities in the US.
Dr. Juris Shibayama has dedicated his career to advancing in the field of surgery and serving his patients with compassion, care, respect, and professionalism. He and his physician assistant, Matthew L. Gaston, conduct extensive consultations to fully understand a patient’s condition, create a personalized treatment solution, and recommend steps to maintain optimal health even after their treatment is complete. This approach has earned the mighty Dr. Juris Shibayama many 5-star reviews, positive testimonials, and numerous referrals.
Minimally Invasive Spinal (MIS) surgery was introduced to offer patients less painful and disruptive surgical solutions for their spinal disorders in the 1980s. Since then, the field has made rapid advancements in terms of technology, equipment, and techniques, allowing Dr. Juris Shibayama to be among one of the most experienced spine surgeons, having practiced for over 13 years.
Compared to traditional open-back surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery is less disruptive with less blood loss, preventing the need for transfusions. It also has less muscle/tissue trauma which reduces pain, speeds healing, and enables patients to return to work/activities more quickly. Dr. Juris Shibayama uses specialized instruments and equipment that allow access to the spine through small incisions of 1-2 inches long. He also relies on microscopes for magnification and precision during the surgery.
The minimally invasive spinal surgery Dr. Juris Shibayama provides stabilizes the vertebrae and spine to relieve pressure from the spinal nerves. He caters to patients with scoliosis, herniated discs, lumbar spinal stenosis, and spinal tumors. While he specializes in relieving spinal pain, Dr. Shibayama also offers different types of MIS surgery treatment options including, spinal decompression, discectomy, and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF).
Dr. Juris Shibayama is affiliated with TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center. He currently works for Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance, the largest orthopedic surgery group in Tennessee and Nashville. It’s driven by the desire to find new ways of providing quality patient care, diagnosing disorders, and treating injuries. The team of physicians at the facility takes care of patients who need a joint replacement, sports medicine, spine surgery, hand/wrist/elbow/foot/ankle surgery, pediatric orthopedics, shoulder surgery, rehabilitation, physical medicine trauma care, and arthroscopy.
Besides performing minimally invasive spinal surgery, Dr. Juris Shibayama educates and empowers his patients by writing well-researched articles. He has insight on spinal surgery do and don’ts, the impact of office chairs on the spine, outpatient spine surgery, joint pain, slipped discs, and many more.
To schedule a virtual or in-office visit, call 615 267 6600. Dr. Juris Shibayama is located at 300 StoneCrest Boulevard #300, Smyrna, Tennessee, 37167, US. For any inquiries about minimally invasive spinal surgery, visit the orthopedic spine surgeon’s website.
Dr. Juris Shibayama
615 267 6600
300 StoneCrest Boulevard #300
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