Meet Our Medical Specialists

Dr. Hunter has assembled a team of medical experts highly qualified to treating your back and spine needs. To read more about Dr. Hunter, his practice and his team, click here.

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Dr. William Hunter
MD, FAANS - Physician

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Megan H. Wlkinson
ACNP-BC - Nurse Practitioner

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Danielle Howell
PA-C - Physician Assistant

Dr. William Hunter, MD - Neurosurgeon & Spine Specialist

Dr. William Hunter is a board-certified neurosurgeon with over two decades of experience. A respected lecturer and teacher at Duke University, Dr. Hunter travels across the country to teach about minimally invasive techniques.

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Non-invasive surgery

The goal of spine surgery is to relieve pain, help you maintain your usual activities as much as possible, and prevent permanent injury to the spinal cord and nerves.

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State of the art surgical options

The goal of spine surgery is to relieve pain, help you maintain your usual activities as much as possible, and prevent permanent injury to the spinal cord and nerves.

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Why Dr. Hunter

Providing quality care is Dr. Hunter’s main concern. He is very passionate about what he does. Dr. Hunter was board-certified in 2001 with the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.

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Schedule your appointment

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Hunter to be on your way to being pain-free today.

The Spine & Back Blog

Dropping weight is an important step in preventing and/or reducing back pain. A recent study revealed how shedding extra pounds can prevent disc degeneration in your spine, particularly in the lumbar region. In the study, published by Arthritis & Rheumatism, researchers found that disc degeneration is more prevalent and severe among overweight individuals.

Exercise can be very helpful for dealing with low back pain. When completing these exercises, be gentle. Do not force movement and do not continue if your pain intensifies. If comfortable, repeat these exercises 2-3x per day.