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Roman Trimba, MD



Dr. Roman Trimba completed his spine surgery fellowship at the prestigious University of California San Francisco.  UCSF is one of the largest centers of its kind in the country, treating thousands of patients a year.  It brings together world-renowned specialists in neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery, neurology, psychiatry, and other specialties providing a world class orthopaedic learning environment.  Dr. Trimba completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, Sydney Kimmel Medical College. 

Dr. Trimba specializes in Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spinal Surgery.

When Dr. Trimba is not attending to the health of many of those in our community he enjoys keeping up on foreign affairs, sports, gastronomy, billiards, history and spending time with his family.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
  • Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine: Thomas Jefferson University – Jefferson Medical College
  • City College of New York Honors Academy at Brooklyn College

Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

  • Spine Surgery (Neck & Back)
    • Degenerative disc disease
    • Disc herniation
    • Leg pain (sciatica)
    • Arm pain (radiculopathy, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel syndrome)
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Spinal misalignment and deformity
    • Sacroiliac joint (SI joint) dysfunction/pain
    • Minimally invasive discectomy and decompression surgery
    • Computer navigated precision spine surgery
    • Spinal fusion
    • Artificial disc replacement surgery
    • Spine fracture care
  • General Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Fracture care and surgery
    • Pediatric orthopaedics
    • Arthritis
    • Sacroiliac joint pain/dysfunction

Primary Hospital Affiliations*

  • Bethesda North
  • Jewish Hospital
  • Mercy Fairfield
  • St. Elizabeth Health
  • The Christ Hospital
  • TriHealth Evendale

Certification & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
  • KY State Medical License
  • IN State Medical License

Sacroiliac Joint (SI Joint) Care

The SI joint is often a cause of lower back and buttock pain. Research has shown SI joint dysfunction is responsible for this pain in 15-30% of cases. Like other joints in the body, the SI joint can be injured or develop arthritis. SI joint dysfunction can cause pain the low back, buttock, pelvis and thigh area. Conservative treatment options for SI joint pain include medications, physical therapy and SI joint injections. Minimally invasive SI joint fusion surgery may be an option for patients who do not receive adequate relief from conservative treatment. If you are interested in learning more about SI joint dysfunction, or to see if you are a candidate for SI joint fusion surgery, please make an appointment with Dr. Trimba.

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Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement

Disc herniations and degenerative disc disease of the neck are common conditions that can lead to pinched nerves causing pain, numbness or weakness around the shoulder or down the arm. Conservative treatment options include medications, lifestyle modifications and physical therapy. Surgery may be an option for those who have severe or continued symptoms after conservative treatment. Cervical disc replacement surgery is an alternative to fusion surgery and allows for the preservation of motion in the cervical spine. Dr. Trimba specializes in cervical disc replacement surgery. To learn more about this condition, or to find out if you are a candidate for cervical disc replacement surgery, make an appointment with Dr. Trimba.


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