Welcome to Desert Spine Institute!

Thank you for visiting the website of Desert Spine Institute, the office of Dr. Shawn Hermenau. Conveniently located in Yuma, Arizona, we provide advanced, comprehensive spine-related treatment, from radiological imaging and testing to medical services and surgical services for a wide array of conditions.

Our physician, practitioners, technicians and support staff pride themselves on using state-of-the-art technology to provide comprehensive, world-class care in a relaxing, comfortable environment. We invite you to meet our staff, take a virtual tour of our office, and learn more about our treatment options for spinal and peripheral nerve conditions.

Thank you again for visiting our website. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have. We look forward to meeting you!



From new patient form packets to preparation instructions and surgery guides, you can find anything you need on our Patient Forms page! Learn More

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery


Our spine surgery procedures are designed to be as minimally invasive as possible, minimizing post-op recovery time and discomfort. Learn More