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Cervical Disc Replacement

Welcome to Alder Grove Orthopedic Spine: OPENING SOON!

Dr. Brian A. Vernon is pleased to announce his transition to private practice in Logan, Utah.  He has worked for the past 6 years as an employee for a hospital system in Logan, and has decided to transition to his own practice.  His wife, Yohanna S. Vernon, MD, will be opening her own private practice in Pediatrics as well, and they will practicing in the same location.  We look forward to seeing all of our patients, both adults and children, at Alder Grove Orthopedic Spine, and Alder Grove Pediatrics.

Meet Dr. Vernon:  Alder Grove Physician and Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Brian A. Vernon, MD was trained in the latest spinal surgery techniques at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.  He and his staff bring world class disc replacement technology and spinal surgery to Northern Utah.  Dr. Vernon grew up in Utah, and has practiced spinal surgery in Cache Valley since 2013.  His philosophy is that spinal surgery should be a last resort, and that many people may get better with conservative care.  When surgery is recommended, he seeks to perform the least invasive, most conservative option that is most likely to help solve his patient's problem.

Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Surgery

Cervical Disc Replacement - One and Two Level


Hybrid Procedures - a combination of disc replacement and fusion          techniques


Minimally Invasive Posterior cervical foraminotomy/decompression, non-fusion


Minimally Invasive and Traditional approach anterior and/or posterior cervical and lumbar fusion 

Lumbar microdiscectomy for herniated discs

Sacroiliac Joint Fusion for lower back pain

Need Imaging?

Prior to, or following your appointment with Dr. Vernon, imaging studies including X-Ray, MRI, or CT may be ordered to help diagnose your spinal condition.  You may be asked to bring a copy of these studies with you to your appointment.

Click on the link below for information on how to obtain MRI studies at a fraction of the cost of a hospital MRI.


Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical Disc Replacement with Mobi-C from Zimmer-Biomet


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