For appointments, please contact:

Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
1610 Dry Creek Drive
Longmont, CO 80503
303.772.1600

This provider is credentialed to practice medicine at one or more UCHealth facilities but is not employed by any UCHealth facility. Contact information on this page may be for a non-UCHealth facility.


Dr. Gerlach utilizes state-of-the-art technology, for example, the O-arm 3D intraoperative imaging device, computer-aided navigation, intraoperative neuromonitoring, and motion-preserving procedures, such as cervical disc replacement.

Locations

Monday: All day
Tuesday: All day
Wednesday: All day
Thursday: All day
Friday: All day
Saturday: All day
Sunday: All day

Qualifications and experience

Specialties
Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, Spine
Gender
Male
Languages spoken
English
Education
Fellowship
Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic

Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin

Medical Degree
University of Minnesota

Undergraduate
University of San Diego

Board Certification
Certification Agency Member Board Year
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Board Certified
North American Spine Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical interest for patients

Dr. Gerlach specializes in the treatment of spinal deformity, degenerative, and traumatic conditions affecting the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine in adult and adolescent patients. Dr. Gerlach commonly treats patients with sciatica, stenosis, herniated discs, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease, and spinal fractures.

Research interest for patients

All spine surgeries require the use of intraoperative image guidance; especially those performed using a minimally invasive approach and those requiring placement of spinal implants. Historically, 2D fluoroscopy (X-ray) was utilized in these procedures. Over the past decade, there have been significant advancements in this area. Dr. Gerlach utilizes state-of-the-art technology, for example, the O-arm 3D intraoperative imaging device, computer-aided navigation, intraoperative neuromonitoring, and motion-preserving procedures, such as cervical disc replacement.

The O-arm allows for 360-degree CT-like images in the operating room, providing a 3D view of complex 3D spinal anatomy. Having the best view of the surgical anatomy in the operating room allows Dr. Gerlach to provide each patient with the most precise surgical procedure possible

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