Dr. Michael Gleiber to serve as honorary chair for The Spine Health Foundation's upcoming fundraiser, Derby Day
March 7, 2017, Becker's Spine Review-- Michael Gleiber, MD, of West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Concierge Spine Surgery will serve as honorary chair for Johnson City, Tenn.-based The Spine Health Foundation's 2017 Derby Day fundraiser in Bristol, Va.
Dr. Gleiber said, "Since 2011 The Spine Health Foundation has been instrumental in the lives of many uninsured and/or under-insured individuals in need of care for debilitating spine conditions."
Dr. Gleiber credited SHF's founder, Carol Conduff, spine surgeons and companies such as Medtronic, Globus, K2M and DePuy Synthes with creating over 900 opportunities for disadvantaged people to gain access to top-quality spine care.
The Spine Health Foundation has provided health needs to members of the working poor regardless of insurance situation. Since 2011, SHF has provided 38 spine surgeries for people in need. Fundraiser proceeds benefit the organization's mission to help disadvantaged individuals gain access to specialized spine care.