Spine Center

at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Las Colinas

6121 N. Highway 161, 3rd Floor, Suite 300
Irving, Texas 75038 (Directions)

Appointment New Patient Appointment or 214-645-2225

UT Southwestern's Spine Center at the Medical Center at Las Colinas brings together a highly experienced interdisciplinary team that includes neurosurgeons and also, orthopaedic surgeons, as well as experts in spine rehabilitation and nonoperative treatment.

What We Treat

Using both nonsurgical and surgical options, as well as pain management strategies and physical medicine and rehabilitation treatments, the Spine Center team offers comprehensive care for all types of back, neck, and spine conditions, including:

Our Services Include

  • A broad range of diagnostic and treatment options, both nonsurgical and surgical
  • Complex reconstructive surgery
  • Comprehensive rehabilitation programs

  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Nerve-conduction studies
  • Therapeutic injections

Leading UT Southwestern's Spine Center

What makes UT Southwestern's multi-disciplinary Spine Center unique?

Watch this brief video to learn how experts from different specialties come together to bring a customized approach to care for every single patient.

Meet the Las Colinas Spine Center team

Michael Van Hal, M.D.

Michael Van Hal, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Orthopaedics, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Back, Neck, and Spine Fractures
As an orthopaedic spine surgeon, Michael Van Hal, M.D., treats a variety of spine pathologies, including degenerative conditions, acute disc herniations, fractures, and deformities.

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Renee Enriquez, M.D.

Renee Enriquez, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Comprehensive and Interventional Musculoskeletal Care, Exercise, Physical Activity, and Rehabilitation
Dr. Enriquez specializes in comprehensive and interventional musculoskeletal care, which includes treating pathology affecting the spine, joints, muscles, and nerves. She also focuses on treating patients through physical activity and rehabilitation.

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Ankit Patel, M.D.

Ankit Patel, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nonsurgical Treatment for Spine Disorders, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Dr. Patel helps patients with spine and musculoskeletal pain. He specializes in identifying the cause of the pain and developing a plan to treat it, with an emphasis on improving his patients’ function and quality of life.

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Preparing for Your Appointment

To make the most of your time with the doctor, make a list of questions ahead of time and bring it to your appointment.

On the day of the appointment, please arrive 30 minutes early to allow time for parking and registration. We do our best to see patients at their scheduled appointment time. 

Please bring the following items:

  • Current insurance card
  • Method of payment
  • Current medications
  • Completed paperwork
  • Pertinent medical records and imaging CDs

To facilitate ongoing communication, we recommend patients sign up with MyChart, which allows patients to communicate directly with doctors, request prescription refills, update contact information, view test results, and request clinic appointments. Sign in or sign up for MyChart.

Canceling an Appointment

If you need to cancel your appointment, please notify the center at least 48 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patients waiting to schedule an appointment.