Technology has allowed us to get whatever information we want right at the tips of our fingers. Yet, it sometimes seems that people are more misinformed than ever when it comes to medical conditions and treatment. Although my practice is primarily focused on surgical correction of spine disease, you might be surprised at the number…
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One of my main goals in treating patients is to demystify some of the “rumors” they may have heard about spine surgery from the notorious web chat rooms through educating my patients in my office. Most spine ailments are best treated without an operation.
In my opinion, surgery is the best option for patients who have exhausted all of the modern non-surgical modalities available. These include medications, physical therapy, stretching, acupuncture, injections, and more.
When these fail to control my patients’ symptoms and they cannot perform their regular activities of daily living without pain, I tailor a specific treatment plan that best addresses the spinal pathology.
Dr. Michael A. GleiberBoard Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Michael A. Gleiber, MD is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained orthopedic spine surgeon focusing his practice exclusively to injuries and diseases of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
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Dr. Michael Gleiber was recently interviewed in a Forbes article on personal branding by Jonathan Long, CEO and founder of Market Domination Media. In the article, Dr. Gleiber discusses how he built his personal brand and how it has helped him build his business. Read the interview here.
Becker’s Spine Review recently named Dr. Michael Gleiber as one of their 21 Spine Surgeons with Gifted Business Minds. Recipients of this honor are “driven by their entrepreneurial spirit into the business of medicine.” Read more about the honor here.
Dr. Michael A. Gleiber was among 22 spine surgeons to receive the Spine Surgeon Leadership Award in 2016 from Becker’s Healthcare. This is the first year that Dr. Gleiber, along with the other recipients, has been recognized for this honor. See Dr. Gleiber’s Spine Surgeon Leadership profile on Becker’s Spine Review.