Dr. Thakur to Discuss Back Pain at Seminar Jan. 3

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Holy Family Hospital Orthopedic Spine Surgeon Nikhil Thakur talks about new ways to help those suffering with back pain during a free seminar at Holy Family Hospital, Haverhill, Tuesday, Jan. 3.

During his presentation, “Spine Issues – What Ails Our Patients,” Dr. Thakur describes common complaints associated with spine issues, identifies the various conditions that cause them and reviews the non-surgical and surgical options available. The seminar is from 6 to 7 p.m. in the hospital’s first-floor auditorium, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill.

Thakur earned his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School, and then completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery, and fellowship in orthopedic trauma surgery, at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Rhode Island. He then completed a second fellowship in orthopedic spine surgery at the Emory University Spine Center in Georgia. Thakur is board certified in orthopedic spine surgery as well as orthopedic trauma surgery.

This presentation is part of the Meet the Expert monthly series, free and open to the public. Light refreshments are served, and registration is required. Nurses in attendance are awarded one continuing education credit at the end of the presentation. For more information or to register, email [email protected] or call Jean at 978.420.1168.