An ALIF does not have “less recovery time”. An ALIF surgery has the same recovery time as a TLIF or a PLIF.
“Hundreds” of ALIFs performed is good. Check the section “questions to ask your spine surgeon” to know other questions to ask your potential surgeon.
Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.