Brian Scrivens, D.O., Joins the Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Program at Mid-Columbia Medical Center

(THE DALLES, Ore. – Aug. 24, 2020) — Brian Scrivens, D.O., has joined Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery program, expanding the Gorge’s most experienced team of physicians, certified athletic trainers and physical therapists all focused on helping patients suffering from sports, bone or muscle-related health issues.

“Dr. Scrivens brings to The Dalles a unique expertise in orthopedics along with a personal commitment to enriching the health of our local community,” said MCMC President and CEO Dennis Knox. “We are thrilled to have him join MCMC and know that his passion and skills will perfectly complement our team of medical professionals who are well-known in the Gorge for their compassionate care and medical proficiency.”

Dr. Scrivens received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in California. Following the completion of his residency at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, Oregon, he completed an orthopedic surgery sports medicine fellowship at the University at Buffalo where he served as an associate team doctor for the Buffalo Sabres (NHL), Buffalo Bills (NFL) and Buffalo State University (NCAA). Dr. Scrivens is certified in advanced trauma and cardiac life support and has performed research at Oregon State University.

Among the specialty areas included in MCMC’s Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery program are arthroscopic surgery, total joint replacement, surgery for ligaments and tendons, sports injury management and prevention, fracture treatment, and physical rehabilitation including aquatic therapy. The orthopedic team at MCMC is focused on helping patients recover mobility, restore function to muscles, relieve pain, and limit or prevent physical disabilities.

MCMC’s Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery program is located in The Dalles at Water’s Edge. With numerous integrated therapies, its facilities include an aquatic center with three pools, a gym with comprehensive fitness equipment, concussion center and orthopedic center. Further information on the program can be obtained at 541-506–6500 or at https://mcmc.net/our-services/orthopedics-sports-medicine/.

Founded in 1901 and located in The Dalles, Mid-Columbia Medical Center is a nationally recognized hospital dedicated to serving residents of The Dalles and its surrounding communities. In 1992 MCMC became the first hospital in the nation to integrate the Planetree philosophy of patient care, which emphasizes the need to address a person’s intellectual, environmental, emotional and spiritual concerns in addition to their physical needs. As a Planetree hospital, MCMC works to provide a caring, nurturing and educational environment; puts great efforts into humanizing and demystifying the medical experience; and strives to empower people to become active partners in their own healthcare. For more information, visit mcmc.net.

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