Learn About UNM Health Center for Spinal Health

The University of New Mexico Center for Spinal Health in Albuquerque is a multidisciplinary program focused on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of all conditions throughout the spine, from the neck to the lower back. Our team consists of neurosurgeons and spinal orthopedic surgeons who work with rehabilitation physicians and physical therapists to improve spine health. Using this comprehensive approach, we create an individualized multidisciplinary treatment plan for each patient.

The UNM Center for Spinal Health is a part of the University of New Mexico Health Center System, the only academic health system in the state of New Mexico. We are committed to providing the highest quality treatment of our patients, rigorous training of resident physicians, and further improvements in care through laboratory and clinical research.

Directions to our primary location in

Albuquerque, NM

Meet the Physicians of UNM Health Center for Spinal Health

Dr. Muhammad Omar Chohan

Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Jeremy J. Lewis

Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Suguna Pappu

Albuquerque, NM

Dr. William Evan Rivers

Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Peter C. Shin

Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Christopher L. Taylor

Albuquerque, NM

How UNM Health Center for Spinal Health Can Help You

Type of Practice

  • Spine Center


  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Pain
  • Aneurysms
  • Back Pain
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches
  • Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Seizures
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Vascular Malformations


  • CAT/MR Scan
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Microvascualar Decompression (MVD)
  • Neurosurgical Oncology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Skull-Base Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
  • Stereotatic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke Program

Highlights from UNM Health Center for Spinal Health

Of Note:

Recent Announcements from UNM:

New state-of-the-art spine center opens at UNM SRMC

UNM's Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is celebrating the opening of a new spine center offering patients a state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgical technology developed by a University of New Mexico medical school alumnus.

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Office Information for UNM Health Center for Spinal Health

UNM Health Center
2211 Lomas Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Primary Location

2211 Lomas Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

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Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.