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2013 Press Releases
Avista Doctor to Speak on Latest Methods for Treating Hip and Knee Pain
06/17/2013

(LOUISVILLE)— Avista Adventist Hospital is hosting a free seminar on hip and knee pain Tuesday, June 25, 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 eight physicians: Dr. Thomas Eickmann, Dr. J. David Grauer, Dr. Joseph Hsin, Dr. Thomas Mann, Dr. Daniel Ocel, Dr. James Reid, Dr. Jordan Stoll and Dr. Michael Wertz.

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 reserve a seat. To learn more about Avista’s joint care services, visit avistahospital.org/joint.

About Avista Adventist Hospital
As a member of Centura Health, Avista Adventist Hospital is an award-winning 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. Centura Health, the region’s health care leader, is focused on connecting Colorado and Kansas to affordable, world-class care. Centura Health’s integrated network includes 14 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, affiliated partner hospitals, Flight For Life® Colorado, 17 health neighborhoods and home care and hospice services. More than 16,200 of the best hearts and minds in medicine, along with over 6,000 physician partners, have access to the most technologically advanced tools available. For consumers, this means the top expertise and technology is right where you need it—close to where you are. We reach beyond hospital walls to connect with people at every stage of life to bring them life-enriching compassion and life-affirming hope; Connections that only Centura Health can make. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit http://centura.org.

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