(LOUISVILLE)— Avista Adventist Hospital is hosting a free seminar on low back pain Thursday, May 24 from 11 am to 12:30 pm. Matthew Gerlach, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon, will be the featured speaker and will discuss the latest diagnostic and treatment options—including non-surgical ones.
Dr. Gerlach is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has advanced training in orthopedic and neurosurgical spine surgery techniques, including the most advanced minimally invasive procedures. He holds a medical degree from the University of Minnesota and did his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He then completed a fellowship in spine surgery at Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic, Lone Tree, Colo.
Avista Adventist Hospital’s spine program offers on-going education and spine care by eight physicians: Dr. Andrew Castro, Dr. Matthew Gerlach, Dr. John Hudson, Dr. Alexander Mason, Dr. Joseph Morreale, Dr. Sharad Rajpal, Dr. Mark Robinson and Dr. Gordon Yee.
The seminar will be held in the Spicer Room on the Avista Adventist Hospital campus in Louisville. Registration is recommended, so please call 303-661-4310. To learn more about Avista’s spine care services, visit avistahospital.org/spine.
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Avista Adventist Hospital is a full service, 114-bed acute-care hospital with a medical staff of more than 500 physicians. In addition to having the area’s largest birthing center, the hospital is a leader in joint and spine care in Boulder County. Avista is connected to Centura Health, Colorado’s health care leader, and its integrated statewide network of 13 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, affiliated partner hospitals, Flight For Life® Colorado, and home care and hospice services. Avista’s and Centura Health's strength lies in their ability to deliver world-class care to people where and when they need it most. Together, they provide care that transcends the walls of a hospital and connections to top expertise and technology that only Centura Health can make. For more information about Avista Adventist Hospital, visit avistahospital.org or the Media Room at centura.mediaroom.com/.