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2013 Press Releases
Avista Doctor To Speak On Spinal Deformities

(LOUISVILLE)— Avista Adventist Hospital is hosting a free seminar on spinal deformities Monday, September 23, from 12 to 1 pm. Matthew Gerlach, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon, will be the featured speaker and will discuss Scoliosis, spinal deformities and treatment options.

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 seven physicians: Dr. Andrew Castro, Dr. Matthew Gerlach, Dr. John Hudson, Dr. Alexander Mason, Dr. Joseph Morreale, Dr. Sharad Rajpal and Dr. Mark Robinson.

The seminar will be held in the Mt. Elbert Room on the Avista Adventist Hospital campus in Louisville. Registration is recommended, so please call 303-661-4310 or visit avistahospital.org/events to register online. To learn more about Avista’s spine care services, visit avistahospital.org/spine.

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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 most innovative birthing center, the hospital is a leader in joint and spine care in Boulder County. Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 16,200 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 15 hospitals, seven senior living communities, health neighborhoods, home care and hospice services, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit www.centura.org.

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