New Jersey Neck & Back Institute, P.C., was founded in 2010 by Dr. Sandro LaRocca to provide superior care and surgical treatments for patients with spinal conditions.
We specialize solely in spinal surgery to provide the highest quality of care possible and offer the most advanced treatments available.
When spine surgery is recommended, New Jersey Neck & Back Institute, P.C., commits to offering comprehensive and often minimally invasive surgical therapies.
Utilizing the latest high-tech equipment, tools, and techniques, we bring our patients compassionate, top-notch care to restore function and relieve spinal and nervous discomfort in the back and neck.
We also hold the philosophy that the patient should be central to the decision-making process for treating their condition. The treatment we offer always depends on the patient’s comfort and preferences.
Dr. Sandro LaRocca has decades of experience and qualifications that have led him to become a distinguished specialist in his field. His education includes:
- Medical doctorate from The Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (now The Sidney Kimmel Medical College)
- Residency in orthopedic surgery at Albert Einstein Medical Center (known as Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia)
- Specialized training in pediatric scoliosis at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Fellowship in complex spinal reconstruction and clinical management of disorders of the neck and back at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. LaRocca has been in private practice since 2001. During this time, he has gained extensive experience using both minimally invasive and open techniques of spinal reconstructions, stabilization, and nerve decompression of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.
Dr. LaRocca is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, New Jersey Spine Society, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, The Orthopaedic Surgeons of New Jersey, and American Medical Association. Additionally, he has authored and presented research at national meetings including the North American Spine Society.
There are many places in our world today where specialized care is simply not available. Dr. LaRocca feels privileged to have had to opportunity to participate in surgical humanitarian relief by volunteering his much needed skills and expertise in spinal surgery to the medically underserved in Lima, Peru.
Dr. LaRocca is fluent in both English and Spanish.