New fellowship-trained specialist joins EmergeOrtho: Foothills Region

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Robert S. Westrol, M.D., R.Ph.S., fellowship-trained pain management and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, has joined EmergeOrtho: Foothills Region. Dr. Westrol sees patients at the practice’s Hickory office, located at 2165 Medical Park Drive, as well as their Lenoir office, located at 232 Sharon Ave. NW. Patients in need of specialized pain management or physical medicine and rehabilitation care are encouraged to call (828) 324-2800 to schedule an appointment.

As a fellowship-trained pain management and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Westrol’s expertise includes a wide variety of advanced nonoperative procedures and interventional techniques to promptly and effectively diagnose and treat orthopaedic injuries and conditions. He specializes in regenerative medicine as well as interventional pain management, including ultrasound-guided injections, spinal cord stimulation and radiofrequency ablation.

“We are proud to have Dr. Westrol join our expert team of doctors,” says Kyle Raygor, CEO of EmergeOrtho: Foothills Region. “He is dedicated to getting his patients back to their healthy and active lifestyles and is a great asset to our practice as well as our local communities.”

After receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Westrol stayed in Philadelphia to complete a transitional internship at Frankford Health Care System as well as his rehabilitation medicine residency at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Following his residency, Dr. Westrol underwent extensive specialty training by completing a fellowship in pain management at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Westrol, please call (828) 324-2800