All About Back & Neck Pain
The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics (MMI Division) visited WDVM for another Webchat, this time with spine surgeons Dr. David Gwinn, MD, and Dr. Mark Chilton. Your questions were answered straight from the doctors who can address all issues regarding back or neck pain, surgical and non-surgical options, and more.
Dr. David Gwinn, M.D.
Dr. Gwinn is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with extensive training and experience in spine surgery. He served as Chief and Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he performed thousands of surgeries on combat injured active duty military members, including a tour in Afghanistan. He also served as Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon to the White House and Orthopaedic Surgeon to Congress.
Dr. Gwinn completed his spine surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic after finishing orthopaedic surgery residency at Walter Reed. He is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and completed medical school at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has authored over 20 peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters within his specialty.
Dr. Mark Chilton
Dr. Mark Chilton, M.D. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. He sees all manner of orthopaedic complaints, including fracture care, sports injuries, spinal abnormalities and joint arthritis though his surgical practice is now limited to outpatient procedures. Dr. Chilton believes in giving back to the community where he lives and practices. He has volunteered his time for many years as a team physician for local high school and college teams. Dr. Chilton is an examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is on the teaching faculty at several local institutions.