Morton Plant Mease Experts Host Community Health Seminars

December 02, 2015

New Knee Replacement Options, Understanding AFIB, and Common Brain Tumors and Aneurysms

CLEARWATER, Fla., (December 2, 2015) -- Health experts from Morton Plant Mease invite the community to attend upcoming health seminars in January focusing on new knee replacement options, atrial fibrillation, and common brain tumors and aneurysms. The monthly seminars are free and held at BayCare’s various Morton Plant Mease facilities and community centers around Pinellas County. 

New Knee Replacement Options
Wednesday, January 20
Aging Well Center at the Long Center, Grand Room, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater

Orthopedic Surgeon Mitchell Herrema, DO, will explain the newest kind of knee replacement that preserves ligaments and results in quicker recovery and less pain.

Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
Monday, January 25
Morton Plant Hospital, Cheek-Powell Heart & Vascular Pavilion, Meeting Room A, 455 Pinellas Street, Clearwater

Clinical electrophysiologist   A.J. Moondra, MD, will discuss the heart’s rhythm  patterns and AFIB risk factors, detection and new treatment options.

Common Brain Tumors and Aneurysms
Tuesday, January 26
BayCare Medical Arts Building, Room 120 8839 Bryan Dairy Road, Largo

Neurosurgeon Devon Haydon, MD, will explain the hereditary and other causes of brain tumors and aneurysms, how they’re diagnosed, and available treatment options.

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

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

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.