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J. Michael Glover, M.D.

Orthopaedic Spine, Orthopaedic Trauma

Dr. Glover brings more than 20 years of spine surgical experience to Northern Arizona. He is fellowship-trained in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery and is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in medical and surgical problems of the neck and spine, and is an expert in minimally invasive spine surgery and deformity surgery of the spine. He is also trained in Orthopaedic Trauma.

Dr. Glover relocated to Flagstaff in 2005 after spending 12 years as an Air Force physician mostly in San Antonio, Texas and seven years in private practice in West Tennessee. In 2015, Dr. Glover was named Physician of the Year and received the 2015 Nathan Avery Physician of the Year award from Flagstaff Medical Center. He was the 22nd physician to be named Physician of the Year for exemplifying the organization’s mission, vision and values and working in partnership with the hospital to provide excellence to patients and the community.

Dr. Glover is an avid scuba diver, backpacker and climber. He and his wife, Christine, love the mountain environment that Flagstaff has to offer.

Education

  • Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery Fellowship Medical College of Wisconsin , Milwaukee, WI
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX
  • Doctor of Medicine University of Texas, Galveston, TX

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • American College of Physician Executives

From Blog

Dr. Michael Glover named as Physician of the Year by Flagstaff Medical Center

…He is the 22nd physician to be named Physician of the Year for exemplifying the organization’s mission, vision and values and working in partnership with the hospital to provide excellence to patients and the community.

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Personal Quote

“Good health leads to higher quality of life. My goal is to support the medical needs of my patients with the highest degree of professional expertise. I feel a great deal of satisfaction sharing in the success of a patients treatment and recovery.”

Patient Testimonials

”He (Dr. Michael Glover) asks questions pertaining to my condition and gives appropriate time
to me.“

Jeanette B.

”He was very thorough in my assessment to rule out other causes of neurological findings prior
to resorting to surgery.“

Jayne L.

”He talks and listens to me. He recognizes my fears and alleviates them.“

Deidra M.

”I think he is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. Dr. Glover tries to make you feel comfortable.“

Ruby R.

”With my past history of back pain he took the time to explain everything to me so I understood
my options and why I feel the way I do.“

William H.