Dr. Murray D. Spruiell is a member of The Orthopaedic Center’s Spine Team. Dr. Spruiell is an orthopaedic surgeon with additional fellowship training in spine surgery, and he now focuses his practice on all aspects of adult spinal surgery including cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal disorders. Dr. Spruiell strongly believes in getting to know his patients, educating them on their spinal pathology, explaining the options for non-operative and operative treatment, and developing a personalized treatment plan for each patient.
Born and raised in Winfield, AL, he attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL. He and his wife Holly then moved west to Denver, CO to join the University of Colorado Department of Orthopedic Surgery for his residency. There, he gained extensive training in the management of degenerative and traumatic orthopaedic conditions. He then moved to California and completed additional training in Spine Surgery at the University of California – San Diego. There, he completed a rigorous and comprehensive training in all aspects of adult spine care. When surgery is necessary, he offers minimally invasive and traditional techniques to manage basic and complex conditions.
Outside of work, he enjoys music, fishing, woodworking, and playing golf.
Areas of Expertise
- Spinal Stenosis
- Cervical/Lumbar Radiculopathy
- Disc Herniations
- Spinal Trauma
- Spinal Tumors
- Adult Degenerative Scoliosis
- Revision/Failed Spine Surgery
- SI Joint Fusion
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- North American Spine Society
- Ashley Davis, MA
- Jessi McCord, MS