Gerard Librodo, MDNewton Medical Center announced today the expansion of its orthopaedic service offerings. Gerard Librodo, MD, who specializes in spine surgery, will begin seeing patients on the hospital’s campus.

“We’re pleased to be able to offer this specialty to the community,” said Alex Haines, vice president of clinic operations, Newton Medical Center. “The addition of Dr. Librodo will provide an opportunity for patients with back or neck concerns to see a specialist here in Newton.”

Dr. Librodo is fellowship-trained in pediatric orthopaedics and orthopaedic spine surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgeries to address adult and pediatric spinal conditions including slipped discs, lumbar spinal stenosis, scoliosis, and back and neck pain. Some of his special surgical interests include degenerative, traumatic and minimally invasive spine surgery, scoliosis and spondylosis, and pediatric spinal fractures.

Dr. Librodo will see Newton patients twice a month at the hospital’s Surgery Center building, 800 Medical Center Drive. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Librodo, call 316-322-9813.

About Newton Medical Center
Newton Medical Center is a 103-bed hospital in Newton, Kan., providing comprehensive medical care to those in Harvey and surrounding counties. Services and specialties include emergency medicine, surgical services, occupational medicine, home health and more. The hospital, which also includes 12 primary care and specialty clinics, is conveniently located at the intersection of I-135 and Highway 50. For more information, call 316-283-2700 or visit