Trevor Lentz, PT, PhD, MPH

Trevor Lentz
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery 

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Dr. Lentz is an Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University, with appointments in the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, and the Duke Surgical Center for Outcomes Research and Equity in Surgery (SCORES). His research focuses on understanding psychological and behavioral factors that influence outcomes such as persistent pain, disability, health care costs and opioid use in populations with musculoskeletal pain and orthopedic surgery. His work has included the development of screening tools for use in orthopedic and rehabilitation settings (i.e., the OSPRO Yellow Flag and SPARE Assessment Tools). He currently leads a team that oversees treatment pathway implementation for the AIM-Back trial, an embedded pragmatic clinical trial of non-pharmacological management for Veterans with low back pain funded through the NIH-VA-DoD Pain Management Collaboratory.