Robert Hunter, M.D., director of the Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center
at Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, is the guest speaker
at the Central Colorado Humanists “Sunday Science” event on
March 4, from 10 a.m. – noon, in the ballroom at the Salida SteamPlant
Event Center, 220 W. Sackett Ave.
Dr. Hunter ‘s talk on managing joint arthritis will cover joint anatomy,
what happens to a joint as it deteriorates, and treatment and pain-management
options that are available. The event is free and open to the public.
A board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Hunter specializes
in treating knee and shoulder conditions. He has been selected year after
year by his peers as one of the “Best Doctors in America.”
Currently, he serves as president of The Arthroscopy Association of North
America, an international professional association of more than 4,000
orthopedic surgeons and other medical professionals.
Over the years, Dr. Hunter has represented AANA as a lecturer at many international
academic conferences in South America, Europe, Asia and across the United
States. Through AANA, he has also been instrumental in developing an annual
course that provides military orthopedic surgeons with cutting edge, hands-on
experience with the latest arthroscopic surgical techniques.
Dr. Hunter sees patients at the HRRMC Medical Clinics, 550 W. Hwy. 50,
Salida. For more information about his practice or to schedule an appointment,