Doctors conducting surgery


The Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute’s primary office is in Dallas Texas, but we have satellite offices in Plano and Frisco, TX.  At our medical practice, our doctors specialize in scoliosis, complex spine, and revision surgeries for all ages. For those patients from outside the area, we normally see them at our Dallas office. Thus, this page will help those from other areas visit our office.  

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Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute care and services for patients away from home

People from all over Texas, across the country, and from countries abroad come to the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute in Dallas, TX to obtain the very best Scoliosis and spine treatment and care.  Therefore, no matter where you are traveling from, we are pleased to provide travel information, treatment coordination, and assistance for patients who are visiting our Institute from outside the area.

Furthermore, our team is ready to assist with both medical and non-medical services to help make your stay in Dallas as convenient and nice as possible.

Traveling to Dallas TX?

For patients from afar, traveling by air to either the Dallas International Airport or Love Field Airport is an easy way to get to Dallas Texas and our Dallas office is just a short taxi ride from both airports.  With flights from thousands of cities worldwide on American, Delta, United, Southwest, British Airlines, and many more, you’ll land just minutes from our medical practice. Also, a Travel Agency can eliminate worry, reduce stress, and make all the arrangements for you.  Just give one a call.

Great Service Travel Agency

Although there are thousands of travel agencies around the United States, if you are traveling to the Dallas area, it will help to have a travel agent who knows the area, and therefore, can better work on your behalf.  To assist our patients, a Travel Agency in Dallas has agreed to help our patients travel here, obtain lodging, and recommend activities of interest to you or your family.

Hence, our concierge travel agency is dedicated to helping you and any traveling companions throughout your visit. For example, travel agents will arrange patient travel, lodging, and transportation to travel with less stress and suggest ways to enjoy your stay in Dallas.

So, why not stop worrying about setting up travel details?  Bolds Travel Agency will contact the airlines, and hotels, figure out which airport in Dallas to use, arrange ground transportation to include a Taxi or rental car, book the hotel, and finally advise what restaurants are in the immediate vicinity of the Doctor’s office or Medical City Hospital. For help, here is the contact information for a travel agency.

Bolds Travel & Tours
(214) 850-4484

(Note that flight reservations and hotel reservations have a small nominal fee and that the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute does not have any affiliation with this travel agency or its owner.)

Plan Travel and Appointments with Flexibility

If appointments or personal reasons cause the need to cancel your appointment, please contact one of our care coordinators at 213-556-0556 to work with you to reschedule your appointment.  Of course, if you used the Travel Agency, notify them so that they can act on your behalf as well.

Access the safest options

Bolds travel company services follow carefully designed, rigorously enforced health safety precautions. In addition, they make reservations and recommendations that include handicap accessibility for flights, ground transportation, lodging, and dining or entertainment accommodations.

Let the Travel Agency take care of your travel arrangements so you can focus on healing and wellness. We look forward to supporting your upcoming trip to the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute.

International Patient Services Program

Destination Scoliosis and Spine-health services for international patients

Every day, people from around the world travel to the United States for care and we at the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute get our share. For patients who are visiting our practice from outside the United States, our health program provides guidance, treatment coordination, and personal attention — we are here to help.

Our team is ready to assist with both medical and non-medical services to help make your stay in Dallas, TX as convenient and nice as possible. So, we understand the challenges of receiving medical care away from home, and we’re here to help every step of the way.

Visa information

If you need to obtain a visa to enter the U.S., the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute can help. After your treatment plan and appointments are verified, we will write a letter on your behalf to help you obtain your visa. Accordingly, you must bring this letter with you to a U.S. embassy or consulate when you apply for a visa.

In case you need to extend your stay for your treatment, we recommend that you obtain a B1 (business) or B2 (pleasure) visa. Further information about online visa submission is available on the US Visas website.

Your medical records and forms

When you schedule your first appointment with a Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute physician, please confirm the records and forms you will need to bring. If you do not have them, your treatment may be delayed. In most cases, you will need:

  • A hard copy of all medical reports translated into English.
  • Diagnostic imaging results. Bring the films and/or CD ROMs of any diagnostic testing relevant to your medical condition.

Additional Help from our Care Coordinators

From researching your options to arranging for follow-up medical care back home, you will have a single point of contact at the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute to assist you throughout your stay. Therefore, we will help you with:

  • Physician referrals
  • Medical cost estimates, billing questions, and financial assistance
  • Scheduling and coordinating appointments with Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute specialists for consultation, diagnosis, medical procedures, and follow-up care
  • Communication with physicians, hospitals, and family members
  • Translation services
  • Obtaining a medical travel visa
  • Accommodations and travel

Traveling to the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute in Dallas, TX

For those who want to book their travel by themselves, we want your trip to Dallas to be as smooth as possible. From transportation and lodging information to patient travel services, you’ll have all the travel information you need to navigate the city.

Travel Information within Dallas

Rental cars

Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute patients often rent a car during their stay here. For example, Enterprise Car Rental is available at the airports, please call 833-635-0439 to reserve your car.


There are two airports in Dallas —  Love Field and DFW International Airport

  • Love Field is approximately 11 miles from the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute Dallas Offices.
  • The DFW International Airport is 20 miles from the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute Dallas Offices.


Please note that there Super Shuttle offers service to and from both Dallas airports.  Because costs go up and down, please call to make a reservation and find out more at 1(800) 258-3826

Taxi service:

Taxis and Uber services are available at both airports.

  • The cost from Love Field to the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute Dallas Office is approximately $45.
  • The cost from the DFW Airport to the Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute Dallas Office is approximately $65.

Travel Information for Hotels in the Vicinity

Dallas Hotel Travel Information

Treating a Range of Neck and Back Conditions

The spine surgeons at Southwest Scoliosis and Spine Institute treat many types of back injuries.  These include neck pain, and spine conditions, including lower back pain, sciatica, scoliosis, herniated disc, and spinal stenosis. Our doctors deliver advanced spinal care and treatments for the neck and back.  These include non-surgical and surgical approaches for spinal decompression, spinal stabilization, and pain relief.

For further information on travel to Dallas, please look at our other travel page.

In order to see a Scoliosis or Spine Doctor, Call 214-556-0555, and have our staff schedule your appointment with us.