Dinner with a Doc – “Spinal Fractures: Is Kyphoplasty Right For You?” on July 21

June 16, 2016

Dinner with a Doc – “Spinal Fractures: Is Kyphoplasty Right For You?
Presented by Glenn Trent, MD (Spine Surgeon)

Glenn Trent, MD, a spine surgeon with Mountain Spine Care, will be presenting the Dinner with a Doc seminar Spinal Fractures: Is Kyphoplasty Right For You? on Thursday July 21st, 2016 at 6pm at the Haywood Regional Medical Center – Café.  Dr. Trent will speak while patrons enjoy a healthy meal. Afterward, he will circulate to visit with guests and answer questions. To attend this complimentary dinner seminar, reservations are required - call 800.424.DOCS (3627). 

Balloon Kyphoplasty is a proven, minimally invasive procedure that can repair spinal fractures. Many people enjoy long-term improvements – in mobility, restored vertebral body height, and reduced back pain.

Kyphon Balloon Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that can repair spinal fractures. It takes about an hour (per level) to treat a fracture with balloon kyphoplasty, and the procedure can be done on an outpatient or an inpatient basis, depending on the needs of the patient.

Dr. Glenn Trent received his B.S. degree from Michigan State University in electrical engineering. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed an orthopaedic residency at the Greenville Hospital System in Greenville, S.C. After a year of private practice, he completed a Fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the University of Ottawa. Following completion of his fellowship, he returned to private practice in 1985 concentrating his practice to orthopaedic trauma and spinal surgery. For the past 12 years, Dr. Trent has focused his practice on spinal problems and spinal surgery. Dr. Trent is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Trent joined Mountain Spine Care in February of 2016. Mountain Spine Care also features William Miller, MD (Fellowship trained and Board Certified), Aaron Giese, PA-C and Jon Grady, PA-C.

Dr. Trent is accepting new patients. Appointments can be made by calling Mountain Spine Care at 828.452.8378. The practice is located at 581 Leroy George Drive, Suite 380 in the Outpatient Care Center on the 3rd floor.  He will also be seeing patients at the Mountain Spine Care office on the Harris Regional Hospital campus.

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Mountain Spine Care is supported by Duke University Health System’s world-renowned leadership in clinical excellence and quality care and LifePoint Health’s extensive resources, knowledge and experience in operating community hospitals. Visit us at www.mountainspinecare.com.

Watch for additional "Dinner with the Doc" seminars this year on topics including Family Wellness, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Senior Heath and Elder Care, Breast Cancer and Lung Cancer.  Seminars typically occur on the 3rd Thursday of the month approximately 10 times a year. Dinner begins at 6:00 pm and the seminar starts shortly after. Our programs feature a variety of healthcare providers speaking on health topics of interest to you!