Oliver Tannous MD

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Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute

Oliver Tannous, MD, is a spine surgeon with MedStar Orthopaedic Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He uses state-of-the-art, minimally invasive and motion preservation technique to treat conditions of the bones, discs, and nerves of the neck and back.

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Why does back pain persist after surgery?

by Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
August 14, 2017

Living with severe back pain can be debilitating. If left untreated, the pain can make it difficult or impossible to…

Neck surgery with shorter recovery, better range of motion

by Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
July 12, 2017

For many years, the gold standard for surgical treatment of certain painful neck conditions has been a procedure called anterior…

Keep moving to avoid and relieve back pain

by Oliver Tannous, MD, Spine Surgeon, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
April 06, 2017

Physical activity is vital for overall health, including for a healthy spine. Most people can avoid chronic back or neck…