Laser Spine Institute Philadelphia Names Keith Eugene Girton, M.D. as New Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Leader in Endoscopic Spine Surgery Hires Orthopedic Surgeon with More Than 30 Years of Experience.

Philadelphia, PA, June 05, 2011 --( Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute (, the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that Keith Eugene Girton, M.D., has joined the facility as the newest orthopedic spine surgeon on staff. Board certified by the Independent Medical Examiners and the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Girton will treat patients with musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries and degenerative diseases through endoscopic spinal surgery procedures.

“We are excited to have Dr. Girton join the surgical team of our Philadelphia office,” said Horne. “Girton will be among a team of highly trained medical professionals committed to the practice of medicine, helping our patients overcome back and neck pain and serving the local Philadelphia community.”

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- Dr. Girton is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Medical Association and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

- A graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Girton attended Miami Valley Hospital-Wright State University for family practice residency and Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals in Fort Worth, Texas, to complete his orthopedic residency.

- With more than 25 years of experience as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support instructor, Girton began his medical career during military service at the U.S. Air Force Medical Center at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.

About Laser Spine Institute:
Laser Spine Institute offers a safe and effective alternative to open back and neck surgery, by using the latest techniques in minimally invasive procedures, alleviating the painful symptoms of sufferers from around the world. The leader in endoscopic spine surgery, Laser Spine Institute treats a variety of spinal conditions, including spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, bone spurs, bulging/herniated discs and sciatica. Laser Spine Institute’s renowned medical team provides treatment at three accredited surgical centers in Tampa, Fla.; Scottsdale, Ariz. and Philadelphia and medical consultations at facilities in Albuquerque, N.M.; Cincinnati, San Diego, The Villages, Fla. and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Laser Spine Institute recently opened a new surgery center in Oklahoma City. For more information, visit

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