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Greenwich Hospital 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: 203-863-3000
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 5 Prostate Cancer and Robotic Surgery Urologist/Surgeon Judd Boczko, MD, talks about new procedures and who might benefit. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 7 The Best Diet for You! Henri Roca, MD, and Gavin Pritchard, RD, discuss nutritional testing to develop a personal strategy. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 7 Tai Chi - A Mind/Body Practice Learn from Tai Chi Master Domingo Colon about reducing stress and pain. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 8 Adult Spinal Deformities Neurosurgeon Scott Simon, MD, talks about surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 8 Bariatric Surgery: The Right Choice for You? Surgeon Bruce Molinelli, MD, answers your questions about weight loss surgery. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 12 Diabetes Support Group Podiatrist Ellen Golden, DPM, leads the discussion about foot care. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 12, 29 Bariatric Support Group for people who have had weight-loss surgery. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 13 What is Congestive Heart Failure? With Cardiologist Alexander Del Vecchio, MD, and Christine Zuccarelli, RD. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 13 Multiple Sclerosis Education Series presents an MS Treatment Update with Lynette Coleman from the CT Chapter of the National MS Society. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 14 COPD and Sleep Disorders Pulmonary disease and sleep specialist Stuart McCalley, MD, talks to the Better Breathers Club. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 15 Hands On - Solutions for Common Hand Conditions Orthopedist Mark Vitale, MD, addresses arthritis, repetitive motion trauma and other ailments that affect hands and wrists. Learn more. FREE.

Nov 20 Medical Exploring Program gives insight into the healthcare profession for middle and high school students. Watch the video or learn more. FREE.

Save the date:
Dec 4 Nonsurgical Treatments for Neck and Back Pain

Can't get to all of our programs? Listen to podcasts from our Spotlight on Medicine radio show.


NOVEMBER 2012

The holidays are coming!!! No time to be tired, so join us for a special program on fatigue, and take a look at our other upcoming events to help you enjoy life to its fullest.

Tuesday, November 13
9th Annual Bob Rosum Memorial Lecture
Power Up: Using Integrative Medicine to Heal the Nation's Fatigue Epidemic
9-11am

Greenwich Library, Cole Auditorium
101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich

Speaker: Woodson Merrell, MD, PhD, ScD

Fatigue. You might wake up tired, or feel that every little action is a struggle. Either way, fatigue is often resistant to conventional approaches of treating symptoms. Dr. Merrell will discuss getting to the root of the problem. Learn more. FREE.


Smokers know their habit is dangerous to their health. Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, but nonsmokers can get this serious illness, too. Learn more about habits, risks and treatments during Lung Cancer Awareness Month:

Tuesday, November 27, 6:30-8pm
Progress in the Treatment of Lung Cancer
with thoracic surgeon Paul Waters, MD. Learn more. FREE.

Thursday, November 15, 9:30-11am, 11:30am-1pm (two times)
Great American Smokeout 2012
Meet the professionals and learn effective ways to stop smoking. Learn more. FREE.

Tuesday, November 20
Smoke Stoppers
New session begins - for smokers who want to quit or cut back. Call 203-863-4444 for details. FREE.


Wednesday, November 28
Women's Health Initiative Lecture
Getting a Handle on the Healthcare System
6-8pm

Noble Conference Center

Speakers: Linda Grant, MD, Medical Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Jan Larkin, RN, Nurse Navigator, Breast Center; Patricia Babcock, RN, Director of Case Management and Patient Progression.

Navigating the complexities of the healthcare system can be confusing, frustrating and exhausting - from diagnosis and treatment options to negotiating with insurance companies and sifting through employee benefit plans. Gain insight to make educated decisions. Learn more. FREE.


One-On-One cooking coaching is now available with culinary dietitian Gavin Pritchard, RD, through Greenwich Hospital's Weight Loss & Diabetes Center. Stay motivated to eat well during the upcoming season of temptation and overindulgence. Learn more.

Flu season is here. Does your workplace have a flu shot program? If not, Greenwich Hospital offers packages for large and small businesses. Learn more.

Grant a wish to benefit all! Our Roaring 20s Gala in October was a swell way to benefit Greenwich Hospital's Emergency Department. Keep up the momentum and add your support by purchasing an item from the department's Wish List. Your generosity supports our efforts to provide excellent, safe and compassionate care to emergency patients of all ages.


Are you looking for a specialist? A new primary care physician? You can Find a Doctor on our website with information about services offered, locations, and which types of insurance are accepted.

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