Patient Stories



For State-of-the-Art Care, There's No Place Like Home

When Conlon was a great-grandmother she was diagnosed with degenerative spondylolisthesis ("spine slippage") and underwent a laminectomy to help relieve her pain. Three years later, Michael Dean Medlock, M.D., a Massachusetts General Hospital neurosurgeon who practices full-time at NSMC, performed  minimally invasive lumbar spinal fusion, the latest advance in treating certain kinds of spinal irregularities.  Read more