Morton Plant North Bay Hosts Community Health Seminars

March 04, 2014
Morton Plant North Bay Hosts Community Health Seminars

April Seminars to Focus on Heart Care and Weight Loss Surgery Options

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., (March 4, 2014) - Morton Plant North Bay Hospital invites the community to attend upcoming free health seminars spotlighting heart health, how to take care of the feet and weight loss surgery options. Morton Plant Mease health experts will host the seminars at the hospital located at: 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey, FL. 

Coronary Artery Disease
April 8, Noon
Cardiologist George Dagher, MD, will discuss ways to prevent cardiovascular disease, as well as the signs and symptoms of heart disease, and the latest medical and interventional options.

Foot Care Basics
Wednesday, April 9
10 a.m.
Join podiatrist Marquissa Beverly, DPM, in this lecture, which is part of the SHARE series, to learn more about how to keep your feet moving for the long haul by learning basic daily foot care for men and women, and causes of foot and heel pain, numbness, bunions and hammertoes.

Weight Loss Surgery Session
Thursday, April 10
5:30 p.m.
Join surgeon Richard Gordon, MD, to learn more about weight loss surgery options.

To pre-register for a health seminar, 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