James M. Leipzig, MD, FACS

Spinal Surgeons located in Roanoke, VA

Welcome to the Spine Center

At The Spine Center, fellowship-trained spine surgeon James Leipzig, MD, FACS, and his experienced medical team provide world-class care. They offer a wide variety of surgical and nonoperative treatments for patients ages 16 and older in the Roanoke, Virginia, area.

The team at The Spine Center is committed to comprehensive care through a thoughtful, thorough approach. They treat the full spectrum of spine disorders, including cervical and lumbar disc herniation, sciatica, cervical spinal stenosis, and lumbar spinal stenosis.

They use conservative treatments whenever possible and only consider surgery when they’ve exhausted every available nonsurgical option.

When surgery is necessary, The Spine Center team offers advanced techniques such as robotic spine surgery, microsurgical spine surgery, and minimally invasive surgery to deliver the best patient outcomes. Dr. Leipzig and the team at The Spine Center prioritize patient care.

The practice provides a safe, comfortable environment for all patients and their family members before, during, and after treatment.

For expertise in spine surgery and nonsurgical orthopedic care, call The Spine Center or request an appointment online today.

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For your convenience, The Spine Center accepts most major insurance plans. Click on “View full list of companies” to see a list of commonly accepted insurances. This list is not entirely inclusive of all the plans we accept. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the office.

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Words from our patients

  • Vitals

    "Dr. Leipzig has much confidence, passion, and skill who validated my husband's pain, listened to his problems and treated him with the utmost professional courtesy..."

    Self-verified patient
  • Vitals

    "He's the only one for me! Truly a doctor that wants to see his patient recover and get to live a life without so much pain!"

    Self-verified patient
  • Vitals

    "I like his thoroughness and his willingness to discuss. I have seen him as a patient several times and he has my trust."

    Self-verified patient
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Leipzig operated on me a year ago. I must say he is very caring and truly wants a good outcome for his patients. He is conscientious and competent."

    Self-verified patient
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Leipzig and his team are true professionals and provide compassionate care. I appreciated his expert advice and kind demeanor. I highly recommend Dr. Leipzig."

    Margie B.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Leipzig was very pleasant too, and explained my problem carefully and clearly, and the best route to take."

    E. H.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Leipzig was warm, engaging, and took a detailed history before beginning the exam. He explained things clearly to me, and made sure I understood the plan of action."

  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Leipzig was very patient in explaining everything. Staff members were very friendly and efficient."

    Lori H.


James M. Leipzig, MD, FACS
2726 ELECTRIC ROAD, Suite 203
Roanoke, VA 24018
Phone: 540-725-9771
Fax: 540-725-3624

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