Dr. Ivan LaMotta, MD

Dr. Ivan LaMotta, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. Ivan LaMotta, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and neurological spine surgery.

1910 Blanding St

Columbia, SC 29201

Contact Information

(803) 256-4107

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthSmart
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Vascular Disease
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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of New Orleans
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Tulane Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Johns Hopkins Hosp-Johns Hopkins U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Maryland Reconstructive Spine Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. LaMotta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. LaMotta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. LaMotta

4.6

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
88.88888888888889%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
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i would highly recommend him if you have any kind of neck problems
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He is one on the most professional, compassionate Doctor's I have ever met. Absolutely outstanding!!!! I refer a lot of people to him. My back surgery with him was just perfect. He fixed me as good as new. The follow ups that I had with him was the same. Very professional, compassionate towards his...Read More
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Dr. LaMotta did surgery on me Feb 22, 2017 (exTreme lateral interbody fusion). He also performed a cervical discectomy on me on Sept, 2012. Both surgeries were a complete success. Dr. LaMotta is a brilliant surgeon, has wonderful bedside manners, very compassionate, friendly, professional, but...Read More
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Dr. Lamotta did my back surgery for spinal stenosis and after being in pain for four years, I am pain free!
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