Dr. Richard M. Salib, MD, Minneapolis, MN, 55407

Dr. Richard Salib is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in the Twin Cities who treats spinal disorders and acute pain. He specializes in Spine Care and Spine Surgery. Dr. Salib strives every day to provide the best comprehensive, multidisciplinary spine care for his patients in a respectful and timely manner to the highest standard of care.

Dr. Salib Joined ILBNC in 1982 as the medical staff's first orthopedic surgeon. Prior to this, he practiced general orthopedics in Carson City, Nevada, where he also served as Medical director of the Northern Nevada Lumbar Spine Education Center. From 1977 to 1980, he practiced general orthopedics in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

The Institute for Low Back and Neck Care has been providing multiple spine care specialties since 1982. The experienced rehabilitation specialists and fellowship trained spine surgeons offer safe, proven treatments as well as the latest back pain and neck pain treatments in The Twin Cities and surrounding areas.

Dr. Richard Salib is an Orthopedic Surgeon with Institute for Low Back and Neck Care .

Doctor Quote

The most rewarding part of my work is interacting with patients, many of whom are severely limited by their back condition, and being able to improve their quality of life.

Type of Spine Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise


  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Ligament strain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Coccygectomy
  • Discectomy
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Lumbar
  • IDET
  • Injections
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Fusion


  • Board Certified:
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • American Board of Spine Surgery

Professional Distinctions

  • Special Medical Interests:
  • Lumbar spine
  • Adult reconstructive spine surgery
  • Spinal disc arthroplasty

Professional Affiliations

  • Charter member, North American Spine Society
  • Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and American Board of Spine Surgery
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Orthopedic Society
  • Minnesota Medical Society