Avista Doctor to Speak on Latest Methods for Treating Arthritis in the Ankle

(LOUISVILLE) Avista Adventist Hospital is hosting a free seminar on ankle arthritis Friday, June 28, from 2 to 3:30 pm. Daniel Ocel, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, will be the featured speaker and will discuss the latest in surgical and non-surgical treatments for ankle arthritis.

Dr. Ocel holds a medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Neb., and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at University of Illinois, Chicago. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has special interest in sports medicine and foot and ankle surgery.

Avista Adventist Hospitals 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 Mt. Elbert 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 Avistas 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 areas largest birthing center, the hospital is a leader in joint and spine care in Boulder County. Centura Health, the regions health care leader, is focused on connecting Colorado and Kansas to affordable, world-class care. Centura Healths 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 itclose 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 centura.org.