Spine Care & Surgery

Fellowship trained and board certified, our orthopedic spine surgeon at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine is focused on the best treatment and care for your unique circumstance. If you are experiencing back pain, neck pain or other spinal issues, we are here to help.

What Is Causing My Back Problems?

Some common spine diagnoses include:

  • Adult degenerative spine disease
  • Adolescent and adult scoliosis
  • Failed spine surgery (neck and back)
  • Herniated disc
  • Low back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Numbness/tingling In the arms and legs
  • Pinched nerve
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Disorder
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal – degenerative disc disease and facet joint arthritis
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Our spinal surgeon follows clinical protocols and uses highly advanced technology in order to ensure that our patients have the best outcomes possible. We aim to help you live free of pain with maximum functionality and mobility.

We Take a Team Approach to Care

Here at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine, we work with a network of excellent specialists in order to provide exemplary care for our patients. Our network of providers we refer to includes nonsurgical healthcare experts, such as:

  • Pain specialists
  • Physical therapists
  • Chiropractors
  • Acupuncturists

Our patients are referred to us from surrounding communities throughout the Denver metro area. With multiple offices, Front Range Orthopedics & Spine is able to offer premium care to all of our patients who are experiencing spinal pain. We work to develop personalized treatment plans for our patients, emphasizing conservative, nonsurgical treatment. When these methods are not effective, you can have confidence in our team to find alternative treatment solutions.

Call us at 303-772-1600 to arrange an appointment with our friendly office staff.

Our Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Doctor SpecialtyLocations
Dr. Matthew R. GerlachAdult and Pediatric
Spine Surgery


Nonsurgical Spine Providers

Doctor SpecialtyLocations
Dr. Gerald RuppGeneral Orthopedics, Non-SurgicalLongmont
Susan Hose, PA-COrthopedic Physician AssistantLongmont


Kyle Snyder

Kyle Snyder

“I am 100% pain free and extremely glad I did it.  Dr. Gerlach is fantastic and all of the staff knows what they are doing.  I felt taken care of by a great team.” Kyle Snyder is a dedicated husband and proud father to 18 year old twins – a…

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Jackie Such

Jackie Such

Jackie loves the outdoors, but felt limited, “I didn’t want to be active because I had so much pain … I had pain all the way down the back of my leg to my ankle.” Jackie did her own research on Dr. Gerlach and quickly discovered that he is “whip…

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John McCutchon

John McCutchon

Lieut. Col. John McCutchon served as an Officer in the Army Airborne Infantry for 24 years.  “When I was in the army I injured my back, but I didn’t realize it,” John said.   “Due to the physical training the muscles did a lot to alleviate a lot of skeletal pain.”  …

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Alex Shelly

Alex Shelly

Alex Shelly is lucky to be alive, let alone walking. On July 5, 2014, Alex and her grandfather were vacationing with a group of friends at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes in Idaho. There were six riders spread across five off-road vehicles, two of the drivers were blinded by the…

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