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Doc Talk

Sanford Health is dedicated to providing the communities it serves with relevant and up-to-date health information. Doc Talk is a free education series where Sanford physicians present and answer your questions on a wide variety of topics.

Click the links below to register or learn more about our upcoming events.

Bismarck Doc Talk

Neck and Back Pain-Prevention and Treatment

November 9, 2017 | 7 p.m.
UND Center for Family Medicine
Ritterbush Auditorium, fourth floor
701 E. Rosser Ave., Bismarck

Peter Kurniali, MD

Neck and back pain can significantly affect one’s quality of life, so prevention is key. Eric Belanger, MD, neurosurgeon, and Heather Jacobson-Bauer, FNP will discuss common causes of acute neck and back pain and conservative treatment methods including physical therapy, medication therapy and steroid therapy to help get you back to a functional state. More aggressive treatment options for severe neck and back pain will also be discussed.

Register using the form below or call (844) 362-6330 to learn more.

Bismarck Doc Talk Registration


Dickinson Doc Talk

Neck and Back Pain-How it Affects Your Body - CANCELLED

November 14, 2017 | 6 p.m. MST
Sanford Health West Dickinson Clinic
Community Room (near the Walk-In Clinic entrance)
2615 Fairway St., Dickinson

Sri Obulareddy, MD

The majority of adults will experience moderate to severe neck or back pain at some point in their lives. This is one of the most common reasons adults visit their doctor. Back and neck pain can be associated with severe pain in the arms and legs and is a common cause of acute and chronic disability.

Join Alan Van Norman, MD, neurosurgeon for a Doc Talk as he discusses the common causes of neck and back pain and how it relates to issues in the arms and legs. He will discuss prevention techniques, along with conservative and surgical treatment options.

Registration is required.
Register using the form below or call (844) 362-6330 to learn more.