Laser Spine Institute to Provide Surgical Aid to Military Personnel

Leader in Endoscopic Spine Surgery Inks Contract with TRICARE

Tampa, FL, August 24, 2011 --( Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute (, the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that the medical organization will provide surgical treatment to military personnel under a contract with TRICARE insurance, effective Thursday, Sept. 1. The contract will help more than 2.8 million members of the military, located in the southern region, gain access to minimally invasive spine procedures. Services are provided to all active duty members, retired military members and those who qualify for TRICARE Standard, Extra or Prime coverage.

In addition, Laser Spine Institute is proud to support The Spine Foundation, an organization that funds surgical and non-surgical spinal treatments for financially disadvantaged individuals. The Foundation focuses on improving the lives of men and women who have sustained spinal injuries as a result of serving in the United States military.

“We are pleased to be able to support and help those currently serving and those that have previously served in our military,” said Home. “We believe that it is crucial to give back to the greater community and it is vital that all current members and retired military members have the proper health care attention that they deserve.”

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- Laser Spine Institute is a proud presenting sponsor of The Spine Foundation’s inaugural Back to Back Ball, which will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 at A La Carte Event Pavilion, located at 4050 Dana Shores Drive in Tampa. The event will offer cocktails, food stations, casino gaming and headline entertainment provided by Lifehouse. For more information on the event, or to purchase tickets, visit

About Laser Spine Institute:
Laser Spine Institute offers a safe and effective alternative to open back and neck surgery, by using the latest techniques in minimally invasive procedures, alleviating the painful symptoms of sufferers from around the world. The leader in endoscopic spine surgery, Laser Spine Institute treats a variety of spinal conditions, including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, bone spurs, bulging/herniated discs and sciatica. Laser Spine Institute’s renowned medical team provides treatment at three accredited surgical centers in Tampa, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz. and Philadelphia and medical consultations at facilities in Albuquerque, N.M.; Cincinnati, San Diego, The Villages, Fla. and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Laser Spine Institute recently opened a new surgery center in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit

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