Notice to Patients

Financial Interest of Physicians

Our surgeons provide consulting, lectures, and research to help improve spine implants, surgical instruments, techniques, and patient outcomes. All of the physicians at Spine Colorado aim to provide their patients with the best pain relief and the quickest return to a satisfying life. 

For their efforts in product development, research, and consulting, the physicians at Spine Colorado sometimes receive payments from spine companies. This can include consulting fees, distributions, royalties, research grant funding, and educational grant funding. The surgeons have financial arrangements with certain companies that manufacture spinal implants, and these implants may be used in your surgery. However, please rest assured the selection of which implant to use or prescribe is based ONLY on what is best for the patient — not on which company makes the product. Also, when an implant is used in surgery, the involved surgeon(s) and his partners receive no payment or royalties from the implant company.

A full record of Spine Colorado physicians’ financial arrangements with private companies is available HERE > 

Spine Colorado and Three Springs MRI

Spine Colorado is part owner of Three Springs MRI. The federal government requires physicians who have ownership interest in an MRI inform patients of that interest.

 

You have the right to choose to have your MRI provided at any facility of your choice. If you would like to receive services at another facility, we would be happy to provide you with a referral.

Other Medical Facilities in Durango with MRI Services

Mercy Regional Medical Center – 1010 Three Springs Blvd, Durango, CO 81301 / (970) 247-4311

Animas Surgical Center – 575 Rivergate Lane, Durango, CO 81301 / (970) 247-3537