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2013 Press Releases
Avista Doctor to Speak on Latest Methods for Treating Hip & Knee Pain

(LOUISVILLE)— Avista Adventist Hospital is hosting a free seminar on hip and knee pain Monday, February 18, from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Michael Wertz, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, will be the featured speaker and will discuss the latest in surgical and non-surgical treatments for hip pain.

Dr. Wertz holds a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vt. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery, and has special interest in total joint replacements, sports medicine and hand surgery.

Avista Adventist Hospital’s joint program offers on-going education and joint care by seven physicians: Dr. Thomas Eickmann, Dr. J. David Grauer, Dr. Joseph Hsin, Dr. Thomas Mann, Dr. James Reid, Dr. Jordan Stoll and Dr. Michael Wertz.

The seminar will be held in the Avista Joint Care Center classroom on the Avista Adventist Hospital campus in Louisville. Registration is recommended, so please call 303-661-4310 to reserve a seat. To learn more about Avista’s joint care services, visit avistahospital.org/joint.

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About Avista
Avista Adventist Hospital is a full service, 114-bed acute-care hospital with a medical staff of more than 600 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 14 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.

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