On Thursday, February 23, from 5 to 7 pm, St. John’s Medical Center
will offer Dinner with a Doc at the Senior Center of Jackson Hole. The
evening will feature spine specialist Christopher Hills, DO, whose topic
is “Suffering from Back Pain? Leg Pain that Radiates?” In
his talk, Dr. Hills will address how to prevent and treat back pain issues
and will answer questions.
The dinner will be preceded by an indoor exercise class with Leslie Roberts,
certified personal trainer. The exercise class starts at 5 pm, the dinner
begins at 6 pm, and the talk follows.
The menu includes spinach & strawberry salad, parmesan fish with lemon
and spices, roasted root vegetables, banana, and chocolate surprise cake.
The dinner is free for seniors, due to support from the St. John’s
Hospital Foundation, and $8 for guests. RSVP to the Senior Center at 733-7300.
Dr. Hills is medical director of St. John’s new Peak Spine Center
and a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Teton Orthopedics. Opening
at the end of February, the Peak Spine Center is a comprehensive program
based on national best practices and the fundamental principles of wellness.
The Peak Spine Center offers advanced surgical techniques and pain management
in an environment that maximizes patient recovery through education, a
culture of early mobility, and family involvement.
Dr. Hills received his orthopedic surgery training at Madigan Army Medical
Center, and his military service included a deployment to Afghanistan.
He completed a fellowship in adult spine surgery at Duke University Medical
Center, training in minimally invasive spine and complex cervical reconstructive
Media contact: Karen Connelly, 307.739.7380,
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