New Patients

Your first visit to Great River Spine & Sport establishes a vital foundation for our relationship with you. During the first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know your doctor . To understand what to expect for your first visit to our practice, please read through this page. You'll find all the practical information you need, such as a map and directions to our offices, practice hours , payment policies and more. There's background information about our first visit procedures. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the new patient forms in advance of your appointment .

Mission Statement

Our practice is working to treat not only your condition, but you as a person. It is our goal to formulate a treatment plan that is designed to take care of your condition in the most efficient and cost effective way.

To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
  • Exceed your expectations.
  • Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.

Patient Forms

Please contact our office so we may send you an email for patient intake forms so we can expedite your first visit:

For those in need of a DOT exam, please print out the form below and complete page 1 and 2 only. DOT Physicals are only available on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays . Appointments are required for DOT Exams. Please call us to schedule.

  • DOT Exam Form

In order to view or print these forms you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed. Click here to download it.

What to expect

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site. Also, take some time to review our staff page and familarize yourself with the doctors. We look forward to your first visit.


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