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David J. Abraham, MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship-trained spine surgeon

David J. Abraham, MD received his undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA and his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his surgical internship and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and a Fellowship in Spinal Surgery in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Abraham is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and The Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society.

Board of Certification

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowships

Spinal Surgery — Detroit, Michigan

Internship and Residency

Surgical Internship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

Undergraduate: Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
Graduate: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Medical License

Pennsylvania

Societies

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
North American Spine Society
Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society

Hospital Affiliation

The Reading Surgery Center
Surgical Institute of Reading, Wyomissing PA


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Carl Burnett, D.O.

Board-certified & fellowship-trained in Family Medicine
Specializing in non-surgical spine care & occupational injury

Dr. Burnett has more than 25 years of experience in non-surgical care of back and neck pain, with 20 years focusing on work-related back and neck injury. At The Reading Neck and Spine Center, Dr. Burnett helps many patients recover from spine symptoms without the need for surgery through the use of activity-oriented therapy and spinal injections. Dr. Burnett received his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed four years of active duty with the US Air Force and later was Chief of Clinic Services for the Delaware Air National Guard. From 2008 to 2016, Dr. Burnett was Medical Director for CarePlex, which specialized on work-related back and neck injury and the unique needs of helping injured employees return to activity and their jobs. He also acted as Medical Director for Novacare and other physician practices specializing in non-surgical care of occupational injury.

Board of Certification

Board Certified in Family Medicine

Fellowship

Family Medicine

Education

Doctor of Osteopathy — Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Courtney Bates, CRNP

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Certification

Certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Education

Undergraduate: Alvernia University – BA in Business Management
Registered Nurse: Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
Graduate: LaSalle University – Masters in Nursing

The Reading Neck and Spine Center has developed a front/back Mini-Brochure containing valuable information for patients, referral sources, and case managers. The Mini-Brochure provides information about The Reading Neck and Spine Center, treatment for work related injuries, physician biographies, and resources for how to get back to life in 2016.

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The Surgical Institute of Reading (SIR) is a physician-owned hospital. ALL OF THE ROOMS ARE PRIVATE at no additional cost to you. The nursing care at SIR is second to none with a high nurse to patient ratio. The Surgical Institute of Reading maintains approval by the Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation, and a doctor is in-house 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To learn more about SIR., please visit their website at www.sireading.com.

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