Praveen Perni, MD

MeetPraveen Perni, MDBoard Certified Spine Surgeon

Dr. Praveen Perni is a board-certified spine surgeon specializing in the treatment of the cervical and lumbar spine. Dr. Perni treats various conditions including herniated discs, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative conditions, and scoliosis involving the neck and low back. He utilizes the latest surgical techniques in the treatment of the spine, including minimally invasive and disc replacement technologies.


  • Patients' Choice 5th
    Anniversary Award
    (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor
    Recognition (2018)
  • Compassionate Doctor
    Award- 5 Year Honoree
    (2016, 2018)
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - State
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Dr. Perni is the first surgeon in the state of Indiana to have access to the ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Navigation Platform

Patient Reviews

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  • I would highly recommend Dr. Perni. He was very attentive to my pain and my needs. He explained my condition in detail to me and gave me several options to try. Eventually I chose to have surgery and thanks to Dr. Perni my pain is all but gone. He is excellent... Read More
  • I had a back surgery with Dr. Perni several months ago. I woke up from the operation pain free and have been doing great since then. I would recommend Dr. Perni very highly! Read More
  • Dr. Perni took time to answer all of my questions and explained everything in simple terms that I could understand. My surgery went exactly as planned and recovery was just as he described every step of the way. Read More
  • Excellent experience with Dr. Perni. Very professional and very knowledgeable. The office staff is very helpful and very friendly. I was very satisfied with my entire experience. Read More
  • Dr. Perni was a wonderful surgeon. He gave me my life back! Before my back surgery, I could not sit at all. Now I can function normally again and am pain-free. I can't thank him enough! Read More


  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)

    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)

    MISS is the latest advanced technology available to perform spinal surgeries through small, less than one inch long, incisions. It involves the use of special surgical instruments, devices and advanced imaging techniques to visualize and perform the surgery through such small incisions. MISS is aimed at minimizing damage to the muscles and surrounding structures.

  • Robotic Assisted Surgery

    Robotic Assisted Surgery

    Robotic Assisted Surgery

    The ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation platform is the first technology to combine a rigid robotic arm and full navigation capabilities for precise trajectory alignment in spine surgery. The system is designed to improve accuracy and optimize patient care by using robotics and navigation.

  • Cervical Disc Replacement

    Cervical Disc Replacement

    Cervical Disc Replacement

    Cervical disc replacement surgery is an alternative to the traditional cervical spine fusion surgery, which involves the permanent fusion of two vertebral bodies, eliminating movement between them.