MPM Experts Host Community Health Seminars

Hip Replacement Advances, New Joint Replacement Options, Breast Cancer Panel

CLEARWATER, Fla., (September 2, 2016)-- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in October focusing on joint replacement, hypoglycemia and breast cancer. The monthly seminars are free and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County. 
 
Breast Cancer Panel Discussion
Tuesday, October 11
Noon
Morton Plant Hospital, Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater

Radiation Oncologist Taghrid Altoos, MD; Oncology Surgeon Peter Blumencranz, MD; Medical Oncologist Vijayakrishna Gadiyaram, MD, and Plastic Surgeon Roderick Urbanaiak, MD, will discuss the latest treatment options and answer questions about breast cancer.

New Joint Replacement Options
Wednesday, October 19
Noon
Aging Well Center at The Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater

Orthopedic Surgeon Mitchell Herrema, DO, will discuss the latest advances in surgical joint replacement treatments for painful hip and knee conditions.

Hypoglycemia – Real or Imagined?
Wednesday, October 26
10 a.m.
BayCare Medical Arts Building Bardmoor, 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Suite 120, Largo

A certified diabetes educator will discuss hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level) and the symptoms of this condition.


Hip Replacement Advances
Thursday, October 27
Noon
Mease Dunedin Hospital, Room 3, 601 Main Street, Dunedin

Orthopedic Surgeon Christopher Grayson, MD, will discuss the latest advances in hip pain solutions, including nonsurgical treatments and anterior hip placements.

Advancements in Joint Replacement
Friday, October 28
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Morton Plant Hospital, Cheek-Powell Heart and Vascular Pavilion, 455 Pinellas St., Clearwater

Orthopedic Surgeon John Kilgore, MD, will explain surgical joint replacement advancements for hips and knees and how our MAKOplasty® robotic technology can help patients.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org

About Morton Plant Mease
Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey. For more information about Morton Plant Mease, go to www.baycare.org. 

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 13 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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