Gene A. Slocum, M.D.

Non-operative Spine Care, Neck and Back Pain, Non-opioid Pain Management Specialist
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Dr. Gene Slocum joined Bridger Orthopedic as a non-opioid interventional pain management specialist in 2011 and is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  He is fellowship trained in Interventional Pain Management and specializes in conservative treatments of spinal pain and various peripheral pain syndromes. 

Through his training and practical experience, he has gained a comprehensive knowledge base in many aspects of interventional pain management including Transforaminal and Interlaminar Epidural Steroid Injections, Medial Branch Blocks, Interarticular Facet Blocks, Intrathecal Pump and Dorsal Column Stimulator placements, Cryoablation, Radio Frequency Ablation, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Regional Blocks and covering Acute Pain Service. 

Dr. Slocum and his team believe in continuity of care and consistently work with both traditional and alternative providers including Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Acupuncturists, and Massage Therapists to find the most successful treatment options for their patients. He has an acute understanding of how chronic pain can limit quality of life for his patients and works diligently to discover individualized treatment options to help them return to the lives they want to live. 

Dr. Slocum is also incorporating Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Adipose Derived Regenerative Cell Transfer (Lipogems) treatments into his practice to help speed healing and enhance repair by speeding tissue regeneration, and by decreasing inflammation. These treatments are FDA approved and are minimally invasive. Backed by research and strong clinical evidence, these treatments may also lower the risk of infection.

Dr. Slocum is a Whitefish, Montana native and is a proud, US Army veteran, serving as a Squad Leader/Sergeant with Airborne infantry in Operation Just Cause and Operation Desert Storm. He currently serves as the president of the Rocky Mountain Surgical Center Board.

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