Avista Doctor to Speak on Latest Methods for Treating Back Pain

(LOUISVILLE) Avista Adventist Hospital is hosting a free seminar on back pain Thursday, June 27, from 11:30 am to 1 pm. Joseph Morreale, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon, will be the featured speaker and will discuss sacroiliac joint pain, a common cause of back pain.

Dr. Morreale holds a medical degree from Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Temple University Hospital. He then completed a fellowship in spine surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn. He is board eligible in spine surgery and has special interest in degenerative spinal disorders.

Avista Adventist Hospitals 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 Spicer Room on the Avista Adventist Hospital campus in Louisville. Registration is recommended, so please call 303-661-4310. To learn more about Avistas spine care services, visit avistahospital.org/spine.

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.