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SJMO Offers Free Orthopedic Seminar
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St. Joseph Mercy Oakland To Kick Off Its Free Community Orthopedics Seminar Series

Seminars to Focus on Orthopedics and Joint Replacement

Pontiac, Mich.—St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) will launch its 2013 series of free, community Orthopedics seminars at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the hospital’s Franco Communications Center, 44405 Woodward Ave., Pontiac.

Conducted by SJMO’s experienced and skilled orthopedic specialists, the seminar series will focus on SJMO’s comprehensive team approach to Orthopedics, a wide range of Orthopedic procedures offered at St. Joe’s and joint replacement.  Attendees will learn how the Orthopedic surgeons at SJMO are improving patients’ quality of life every day.

“SJMO has won numerous awards for orthopedic and joint replacement excellence,” said Jack Weiner, SJMO President and CEO.  “Every day, our skilled physicians, surgeons and medical staff provide exemplary care and outstanding outcomes for the patients they treat.”

Christopher Tisdel, MD, will open the series on March 26 on the topic of “Options for Ankle Arthritis, Including Total Joint Replacement.”  Subsequent seminars will be held as follows:

  • May 28, Safa Kassab, MD: “Joint Chat:  Learn More About Your Hips and Knees”
  • Sept. 24: Matt Bahu, MD: “Shoulder Pain:  A Minimally Invasive Approach”
  • Oct. 28: Bruce Henderson, MD: “Back Pain: how You can Prevent It or Stop It Without Surgery”

The orthopedic seminars are free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available on the north side of the hospital, adjacent to the Franco Communications Center and Medical Office Building. 

Registration is required.  To register, call St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, 800-372-6094.

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