Dr. Goss offers advanced surgical and nonsurgical care for a wide range of spine disorders due to trauma, deformity, and degenerative disease. He is committed to helping his patients restore their active lifestyles
Dr. David Goss has been extensively trained in a vast array of surgical and non-surgical techniques, to treat all spinal disorders and injuries.
During a class project in junior high school, here in Hampton Roads, Dr. Goss followed an orthopaedic doctor for a day, discovering a career path that would lead him around the world and back again. After completing studies at the University of Virginia, he pursued this career path via an orthopaedic residency at Dartmouth Medical Center. A fellowship in Spinal Disorders in South Australia followed, as did Army Reserve time.
“We are committed to doing our very best, everyday, to help our patients achieve the active, pain-free lifestyle they desire.” David G. Goss, M.D., Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
During my 8 years in the Navy, I was a deep-sea diver. For 5 years, I went diving about 3-4 times a week, carrying a 40-pound helmet and backpack filled with heavy tools. Although being in the water makes you feel weightless, constantly carrying over 100 pounds of this combined weight caused daily p...
Motion preservation surgery or Motion Preservation Spine Surgery (MPSS) is a relatively new surgical method employed as an alternative to standard spinal surgeries, such as spinal fusion surgery and disc replacement surgery in select patients to treat spinal conditions of the cervical and lumbar area and restore normal motion of the spine.
Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) is a surgery performed to correct spinal problems in the lower back. The surgical approach is from the front of the vertebral body through an abdominal incision. The surgery can be implemented either as an open surgery or minimally invasive technique.