Ortho Montana And GMC Bring New Orthopedic Surgeon To Eastern Montana

Glendive, Montana, September 8, 2014 - Glendive Medical Center (GMC) and Ortho Montana are pleased to announce that Eric Sigmond, MD will join the medical staff at GMC as an Orthopedic Surgeon. Dr. Sigmond was hired and placed by Ortho Montana. "We are pleased to have Dr. Sigmond on the Ortho Montana team. He will be an exceptional resource for the Eastern Montana community in the area of Orthopedics. Serving through our affiliation with Glendive Medical Center, Dr. Sigmond will be available daily to serve patients suffering from a wide range of orthopedic injuries," Roy Strong, CEO, Ortho Montana, said.

Dr. Sigmond, who has over 35 years of orthopedic experience, earned his medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago. He did his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Northwestern University Affiliated Hospitals and an Adult Reconstructive Fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 

Dr. Sigmond specializes in the following Orthopedic areas of care:

Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Hip Osteoarthritis
Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Sports Medicine
Wrist Injury

Before moving to Glendive, Dr. Sigmond practiced at Spearfish Regional Hospital in Spearfish, South Dakota, where he served in several staff positions in addition to having his practice. "I'm looking forward to serving the people of eastern Montana. The surgical center at GMC is among the best I have seen, and it feels great to know I will be serving a need for the medical center," Dr. Sigmond said.

"We are looking forward to have Dr. Sigmond join our team. Affiliating with Ortho Montana has been great for our patients, and he will be another great addition for this community and the patients we serve," Parker Powell, GMC CEO, said.

For more information about GMC medical providers, please visit www.gmc.org. For more information about Ortho Montana, please visit www.montanabones.com.