Dr. Michael Rimlawi, MD

Dr. Michael Rimlawi, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Minimally Invasive Spine Institute

Meet Dr. Michael Rimlawi, MD

Dr. Michael Rimlawi is a board certified, fellowship-trained minimally invasive spine surgeon and specialist in Dallas, Texas who treats all aspects of spinal diseases and degenerative disorders of the thoracic, cervical and lumbar spine. He has become a leader in the Field of minimally invasive spine surgery and a pioneer in endoscopic spinal surgery.

Dr. Rimlawi utilizes state-of-the-art technology and diagnostic procedures to pinpoint the precise origin of pain and treat the a扢ected area in the least invasive means possible. This allows for his patients to be treated with the smallest incision, leading to the quickest recovery and the least postoperative pain.

Dr. Rimlawi's practice is defined by his extensive training and experience, his skill and his compassionate approach to spine care. His patients appreciate his honest, individualized approach to care and his esteemed peers appreciate his expertise in helping to further technological advances in the area of Spine.

Dr. Michael Rimlawi is the Founder of and Director with the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute.

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Dallas, TX

How Dr. Michael Rimlawi, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon


  • Arthritis Of The Spine
  • Back Pain And Neck Pain
  • Bone Spurs
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back and Neck Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foraminal Stenosis
  • Head Injuries
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
  • Discography
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Injections and Blocks
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (XLIF)
  • Lumbar Decompression
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Stem Cell Therapies
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Michael Rimlawi, MD

  • When I met with Dr. Rimlawi, he explained my condition and the procedure he would perform to help me, a lumbar fusion, He also took the time to go over what the recovery process would be like. The time and information he and his team shared with me helped me decide to move forward with surgery. I am back to living my life and enjoying my time with my family!
    — Elva
  • I really wish I could come up with the right words that would adequately describe my experience with Tina, my MISI patient care coordinator and Dr. Rimlawi... My wife and I are both so impressed with the level of customer service we’ve seen and experienced. Dr. Rimlawi was great. He explained my situation in a manner that I understood. He is undoubtedly a remarkable man and surgeon. I am looking forward to continuing the process as we go forward, as all my fears and anxiety have been relieved and I am feeling better today than I have in a long time. Thanks.
    — Ed
  • Many Thanks to Dr. Rimlawi and all the staff including medical and clerical. They NEVER allowed me to give up on my welfare. They treated me as if I was part of the family there.
    — Johnny
  • Dr. Rimlawi has recently done a procedure on my back and he is absolutely the best doc I have ever met. He has given me all the information to help me deal with my recovery and what I can expect. The entire staff have been wonderful and so professional. I look forward to sharing my full recovery soon. Thanks Dr. Rimlawi!
    — Susan

Accolades for Dr. Michael Rimlawi, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Orthopedic-Spine and Neurosurgery-Spine - University of California San Diego
  • Director and Founder, Minimally Invasive Spine Institute

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Becker's Spine 2016 Spine Surgeons to Know
  • Best Docs Network 2013
  • Compassionate Award 2010, 2011
  • Health Care Heroes 2010, 2011
  • Patients Choice Award 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Eagle Condor Humanitarian Award
  • 2010 “Top Orthopedic Surgeons” by America’s Top 10

Office Information for Dr. Michael Rimlawi, MD

10400 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75231
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Primary Location:

10400 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75231


Monday: 8:00 - 4:30
Tuesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:00 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:00 - 4:30
Friday: 8:00 - 3:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Incorporated
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthcare

Additional Locations

7445 Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75063
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2740 N. State Hwy 360
Suite 100
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
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210 W Longview Ave
Suite A
Midland, TX 79701
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Profile last updated: March 1, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.