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 Adolescent
Spine Surgery


Nonsurgical Spine Providers

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


  • Daniel Duzan

    Daniel Duzan

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery

    “When you combine a great surgeon with a great device you get great results! “ Daniel Duzan is a 37 year old extreme sports fanatic.  When he’s not working, you will find him dual sport motorcycle riding and snowboarding with his lovely wife.  In 2014 Dan started experiencing pain in his neck.  Dan lived in […]

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  • Jane Cantrell

    Jane Cantrell

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery

    “Dr. Gerlach is friendly, knowledgeable and straight-forward.  He is one of the best doctors I have ever seen.” Jane Cantrell exemplifies the John Muir quote, “The mountains are calling, and I must go”.  She loves camping so much that she lives in an RV with her husband of 17 years and their two shiatzus.   Living […]

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  • Erin Williams

    Erin Williams

    Surgeon: Dr. Matthew R. Gerlach

    Reason for orthopedic care: Spine Care & Surgery

    “There isn’t anything I wouldn’t try now.  I wish I would have done something sooner!” Erin Williams was a college athlete.  She played point guard for Rockhurst College, a DII school in Missouri.   During her junior year, her lower back started hurting.   She was diagnosed with a herniated disc between her 5th lumbar vertebra and […]

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