2954 Mallory Cir., Suite 101, Celebration, FL 34747
Spine Group Orlando at Celebration Orthopaedics
At Spine Group Orlando, Dr. Maahir Haque and Dr. Matthew Willey pride themselves on providing evidence-based and individualized care. As Central Florida’s only orthopedic center dedicated specifically to spine health, Drs. Haque and Willey provide patients – including professional athletes, weekend warriors, and sports enthusiasts – individual treatment plans that help them achieve lasting relief.
Spine Group Orlando employs a team of nurses, athletic trainers, and physical therapists who work together and provide patients a comprehensive approach to medical care. As each patient has a specific set of needs and concerns, individualized treatment plans are executed with their team. These programs range from injections to physical therapy to surgery – which can all be done under one roof to ensure efficiency for patients.
A Team Approach
As longtime friends who met in medical school, teamwork and collaboration is central to Dr. Haque and Dr. Willey’s complimentary philosophies on patient care.
Dr. Maahir Haque
Dr. Haque is a Board-Certified, Fellowship-trained spine surgeon. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Pennsylvania then attended the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson, followed by a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the prestigious Brown University.
Dr. Haque’s primary goal is to provide the highest-quality surgical care in the least invasive manner and return patients to their functional lives as quickly and comfortably as possible. Dr. Haque’s extensive training combined with patients’ individualized treatment plans mean most of his surgical patients go home on the same day. He performs lumbar and cervical disc replacements as well as endoscopic decompressions, robotic minimally-invasive fusions, and complex reconstructive spine surgeries.
In addition to his practice, Dr. Haque is also faculty in Orthopedic Surgery at UCF College of Medicine and actively involved in the international spine surgery community. He has published articles in spine surgical journals, including the leading journal Spine, and lectures nationally on spine surgery topics to instruct other surgeons in advanced spine surgical techniques.
Dr. Haque is a proud Floridian who grew up fishing Lake Okeechobee. He lives in Orlando with his wife, who is a Cardiologist.
Dr. Matthew Willey
Dr. Willey is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain Management. An authority on both non-invasive and invasive pain management modalities, he treats patients using the latest interventional and minimally-invasive techniques to treat spinal and musculoskeletal pain including stem cell and regenerative interventional techniques.
Born and raised in Tampa, Florida, Dr. Willey graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida and attended the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he also completed his fellowship in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine.
Dr. Willey is a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and an active member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Spine Intervention Society. He gives presentations on the health benefits of high-intensity resistance training and on degenerative disc disease. He stresses the importance of exercise and weight training as both an aging antidote improver of spine health.
An avid weightlifter and musician, he has a unique appreciation for the complexities of the neuromuscular system and physical adaptation. He understands the toll that spinal and musculoskeletal injuries can have on happiness and function and takes pride in educating and helping his patients reach their individual health goals.
Spine Group Orlando has offices in Celebration and Dr. Phillips. Schedule a consultation today to start your journey to spine health and wellness.