Johnson City, TN, May 29, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Timothy Fullagar, Neurosurgeon, was presented with the 2015 Hope Award on May 2, 2015 at the Spine Health Foundation annual fundraiser, Derby Day.
The Hope Award symbolizes excellence in accomplishing the mission of the Spine Health Foundation and is offered to an individual who has selflessly provided his or her time to help fulfill our goals of helping others get back to life.
Dr. Timothy Fullagar came to East Tennessee Brain & Spine Center from Colorado, where he served at the Colorado Neurologic Institute, Englewood. He received his doctorate of medicine from the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, and completed a neurosurgical residency with the University of Tennessee’s Health Science Center’s Semmes Murphey Clinic, Memphis.
Board certified in neurosurgery, Dr. Fullagar has a special interest in the general neurosurgical management of cervical and lumbar spine disorders, peripheral nerve conditions, and the treatment of intracranial pathology. Dr. Fullagar is known for his treatment of brain tumors.
Serving his nation with fifteen years of duty in the United States Naval Reserve, Dr. Fullagar completed his military career achieving the rank of Commander. Dr. Fullagar and his wife enjoy an active life with two sons and make their home in Johnson City. Learn more about Dr. Fullagar by visiting www.etbscenter.com
About the Spine Health Foundation, Inc.:
Founded in August 2010, SHF is a non-profit organization advocating on behalf of uninsured or under-insured individuals affected by spinal injuries or disorders. SHF provides eligible individuals access to specialized spine care, helping them get back to life and become contributing members of society, once again. Since 2011, over 500 medically related resources including 23 spine surgeries have been provided to individuals throughout our region. Approximately $1M in in-kind donations has been contributed by area healthcare providers and businesses.
For more information about SHF, please contact Carol Conduff, Founder and Executive Director at 423.467.2087 www.spinehealthfoundation.org