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HRRMC surgeon to speak on managing joint arthritis

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.Robert Hunter

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, call (719) 530-2000.