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Mobile, Ala. (June 19, 2006)
Contact: Karen Presley, (251) 461-1509

Dr. Peter Sinks Joins USA College of Medicine Faculty and USA Physicians Group

 
Dr. Peter Sinks has recently joined the USA department of internal medicine. Sinks is a rheumatologist specializing in neck and back pains and consequent spinal disorders.

Prior to joining USA, Sinks served as a medical spine specialist for the Gulf Coast Pain Specialists in Pensacola, Fla. and worked for many years at the Center for the Spine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland.
Sinks earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland. He completed his residency training in internal medicine, and also completed a rheumatic and immunologic disease fellowship and a heart and hypertension research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Sinks has researched and published several abstracts, articles and presented at conferences regarding spinal disorders. He also has interest in performing arts medicine, specifically with musculoskeletal problems of musicians and dancers. In addition to his medical degree, he also has a master’s of music degree from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY.
 
Sinks is a member of the North American Spine Society and a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.
 
Rheumatology is the field of medicine that deals with discomfort or disability of the muscles, tendons, joints, bones or nerves, such as arthritis. Immunology is the branch of biomedicine concerned with the function and structure of the immune system.
 
Sinks is now accepting new patients and physician referrals. To make an appointment or referral, please call 660-5787.
 
The USA Physicians Group is the private practice made up of faculty of the USA College of Medicine. In addition to teaching and participating in research, these physicians provide leading edge care to patients in their region. For more information or for physician referrals please contact 434-3711.
 
 
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Date last changed: June 20, 2006 11:05 AM
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