Morton Plant North Bay Health Experts Host Seminars

August 29, 2014

Topics Include Hip Replacement, the Endocrine System, and Weight Loss Surgery

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., (August 29, 2014) - Morton Plant North Bay Hospital invites the community to attend upcoming free health seminars spotlighting hip replacement, the endocrine system, and weight loss surgery.

Hip Replacement Advances
Wednesday, October 1
12:30 p.m.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St.,Bekesh Education and Conference Center, Rooms 2-3, New Port Richey
Orthopedic surgeon David Whiddon, MD, will discuss hip pain solutions, including nonsurgical treatments and anterial hip replacements.

Facts About Your Endocrine System
Wednesday, October 8
10 a.m.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, Bekesh Education and Conference Center, Classrooms 2 & 3, 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey
The SHARE series features Marco Garcia, MD, discussing endocrine system facts and functions, and which conditions can result in disorders that affect the body.

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Monday, October 13
5:30 p.m.
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, 6600 Madison St., Starkey Tower Meeting Room, New Port Richey
Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session at one of our convenient locations. Meet surgeon Theodore Small, MD, and learn more about your options.

To pre-register, call (727) 953-6877, or visit

About Morton Plant North Bay Hospital
Established in 1965, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is a 154-bed facility committed to improving the health of everyone it serves. Morton Plant North Bay has received the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for Primary Stroke Care from the Joint Commission. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is located at 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey, Fla.

About BayCare Health System
BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 11 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, South Florida Baptist, and Winter Haven. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at