Dr. Glisson’s expertise in hand and elbow surgery is a new and significant addition to the practice.
ST. PETERS, Mo. (PRWEB) December 20, 2019
Board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery with advanced fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery, Dr. Colleen E. Glisson has been practicing in St. Charles and St. Louis Counties since 2010. She served as Chief of Surgery at Progress West Hospital in O’Fallon, Missouri from 2014-2016, and makes a welcome addition to Advanced Bone & Joint’s team of orthopedic surgeons.
Dr. Glisson grew up in St. Charles, Missouri, where she graduated from Visitation Academy of St. Louis and went on to receive her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After earning her medical degree at the University of Virginia, she completed her orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Minnesota. After completing her fellowship training in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery in Boston, Massachusetts, Dr. Glisson returned to practice in her native St. Louis area.
Dr. Glisson treats all conditions of the elbow, wrist, and hand, including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, tendonitis, fractures, arthritis, and Dupuytren’s disease. In fact, Dr. Glisson is a certified provider of Xiaflex collagenase injections for the non-operative treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture. She has given multiple presentations in the community on topics such as thumb arthritis, wrist pain, and Dupuytren’s disease.
According to Jim P. Kidd, CEO of Advanced Bone & Joint, Dr. Glisson’s expertise in hand and elbow surgery is a new and significant addition to the practice. “Dr. Glisson joins Advanced Bone & Joint to partner with our highly skilled team of physicians, and particularly with Dr. Paul Spezia, in treating hand and upper extremity injuries that may be more acute. We are truly excited to welcome her to our team of experts, in order to help expand our services for the hand, wrist and elbow.”
As a full time member of the Advanced Bone & Joint team, Dr. Glisson will be practicing at both the practice’s St. Peter and O’Fallon offices. To schedule an appointment with any of the orthopedic specialists at Advanced Bone & Joint, including Dr. Colleen Glisson, or to learn more about our services, visit https://www.advancedboneandjoint.com/ or call (636) 229-4222.
About Advanced Bone & Joint
Advanced Bone & Joint has been treating patients in St. Charles County, Missouri since 1980. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic doctors diagnose and treat all manner of injuries and conditions that affect bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. That includes complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), a form of chronic nerve pain after surgery or persistent pain of any kind post-surgery. We provide care for both adults and children in a friendly, comfortable environment, where you and your doctor are truly partners in your care. Our orthopedic specialists will explain your diagnosis in detail and present treatment options so you can make an informed choice that is right for you. For more information, visit Advanced Bone & Joint at https://www.advancedboneandjoint.com/ or call (636) 229-4222.