Yes, it may be possible to do but it is not always advisable to do. Dr. Back believes that the best and safest outcomes are most often realized by limiting the risks and simplifying the recovery process.  Staying within reasonable limits of time in the operating room, and avoiding combinations of procedures that unnecessarily raise risk levels also helps lead to a streamlined and easy recovery.  Getting a great result with a safe, uneventful and quick recovery is more important than “getting it all done at once”.