St. Anthony’s Hospital Experts Host April Community Health Seminars, Screenings

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 1, 2016) – Health experts from St. Anthony’s Hospital invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in April focusing on Triathlon training, knee pain and weight loss surgery. Memory screenings also will be offered twice in April.  The monthly seminars and screenings are free to the public unless otherwise noted and held at various St. Anthony’s and BayCare facilities. 

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Tuesday, April 5
Noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital LifeHelp Center, Suite 120, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Thursday, April 14
Noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital LifeHelp Center, Suite 120, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Tuesday, April 26
5:30 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. George Rossidis, MD, will explain various options.

Improve Triathlon Training
Wednesday, April 6
5:30 p.m.
BayCare Outpatient Center (Carillon), Conference Room A/B, 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg

Join a panel of sports medicine, nutrition and Triathlon experts who will discuss Triathlon training and injury just ahead of the St. Anthony’s Triathlon weekend, April 22-24. Triathletes, distance runners and any endurance athletes are encouraged to attend this informative discussion. The panel will include John Gross, MD, who specializes in sports medicine and family medicine and acts as the St. Anthony’s Triathlon medical director; Jamie Fox, a physical therapist; Charlotte Mapes, a registered dietitian; and Roy Foley, a Tampa Bay area Triathlon coach.

Memory Screenings
Tuesday, April 12 and April 26
10 a.m.-noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital, Main Lobby, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Take the first step toward the discovery of memory problems for adults concerned about their memory health. Call (727) 825-1595 for information.

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Tuesday, April 21
5:30 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium (Ground Floor), 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. Kevin Huguet, MD, will explain various options.

Knee Pain Treatment Options
Thursday, April 28
Noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Michael Smith, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, will discuss the latest treatment options, effective exercises and rehab options for knee pain.

To pre-register for these health seminars and screenings, please call (727) 953-6993, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org.

About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital
is a 393-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare
is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care.

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