Trevor Lentz, PhD
PhD, University of Florida
Trevor A. Lentz, PT, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine and a member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Dr. Lentz is a physical therapist and health services researcher with an interest in individual and health care system-level factors that influence patient-reported outcomes, opioid use, health care utilization, and costs following orthopedic injury and surgery.
His work focuses on improving care for people with musculoskeletal pain by 1) developing tools to evaluate psychological distress and behavioral needs in clinical practice, 2) re-designing care models to account for multi-morbidity, and 3) identifying and addressing health system barriers to high-value care.
George SZ, Lentz TA, Goertz CM. Back and neck pain: in support of routine delivery of non-pharmacologic treatments as a way to improve individual and population health. Transl Res. 2021 Aug;234:129–40.
Lentz TA, George SZ, Manickas-Hill O, Malay MR, O’Donnell J, Jayakumar P, et al. What General and Pain-associated Psychological Distress Phenotypes Exist Among Patients with Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2020 Dec;478(12):2768–83.