Phillip H. Horne, MD, PhD Phillip H. Horne, MD, PhD

Phillip H. Horne, MD, PhD

Spine Surgeon

4.7 out of 5  (401 ratings, 76 reviews)
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919-862-5093 Office number
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
Profile
ABOUT ME

I specialize in treating spine conditions and enjoy the complexity and thoughtful attention to detail required in this field. I work with each patient to understand their symptoms and to provide a personalized and effective treatment plan. My priority is to restore activity and function through surgical treatments designed with the patient and their family's goals in mind. I treat a range of spinal conditions including cervical and lumbar disc herniations and stenosis, degenerative conditions of the neck and back, as well as large spinal deformity. When appropriate, minimally and less-invasive approaches are utilized.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Experience
Duke Spine Services

I am part of a team of spine orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons that offers a full spectrum of spine surgery options, including disc replacement to relieve pain and swelling, complex reconstructive surgeries for scoliosis, and procedures to remove spinal cancer lesions.

My surgical specialties
  • Spinal bone graft
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  • Inserting spinal rods, plates and screws into the spine
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  • Laminectomy and laminotomy
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  • Anterior spinal fusion
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Note: All surgical experience data is from July 2014 through June 2016 and is calculated by individual Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes.

Surgeries Performed by the Spine Team
21,771
Surgeries Performed by the Spine Team
21,771
My surgical specialties
  • Spinal bone graft
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  • Inserting spinal rods, plates and screws into the spine
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  • Laminectomy and laminotomy
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  • Anterior spinal fusion
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Procedures I Perform the Most

Note: All surgical experience data is from July 2014 through June 2016 and is calculated by individual Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes.

Training
EDUCATION
MD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2009
PhD, The Ohio State University, 2007
RESIDENCY
Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, 2009-2014
FELLOWSHIP
Spine Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery (New York), 2014-2015
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

I have previously studied immunologic aspects of disease, including arthritis, throughout my training, as well most recently focused on spine conditions such as cervical stenosis and outcomes research after lumbar spine surgery. Now at Duke, I aim to help establish a Duke Orthopaedic Spine Center outcomes research program to focus on optimizing patient outcomes. This would allow studying aspects of spine pathology and responses to different operative treatments that at present aren't well understood, with goals of better predicting and minimizing complications while improving patient satisfaction.

PUBLICATIONS
View Phillip Horne's publications on PubMed
Ratings and Reviews

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Overall provider rating
4.7 out of 5 (401 ratings, 76 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.