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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (Jan. 13, 2016) -- Health experts from St. Anthony’s Hospital invite the community to attend an upcoming health seminars in February focusing on hearth health, atrial fibrillation, shoulder pain, knee replacement facts and weight loss surgery. Memory screenings also will be offered twice in February.  The monthly seminars and screenings are free to the public unless otherwise noted and held at various St. Anthony’s and BayCare facilities. 

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Thursday, Feb. 2
5:30 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Thursday, Feb. 18
5:30 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Tuesday, Feb. 23
5:30 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. George Rossidis, MD, will explain various options.

Understanding Atrial Fibrillation
Wednesday, Feb. 3
Noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Shalin Shah, MD, a clinical electrophysiologist, will discuss the heart's rhythm patterns and AFIB risk factors, detection and new treatment options.

Memory Screenings
Tuesday, Feb. 9 and Feb. 23
10 a.m.-noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital, Main Lobby, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Take the first step toward the discovery of memory problems for adults concerned about their memory health. Call (727) 825-1595 for information.

Heart-Healthy Screening
Wednesday, Feb. 10
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. Anthony’s Hospital, Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

All screenings will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and include blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI) and cholesterol, as well as assess your risk for diabetes.* A nutrition specialist will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips that can lead to healthier lifestyle choices. Pre-registration is required by calling toll-free 1-855-546-6304.

* If the assessment suggests your risk is high, an A1c test will be offered.

Weight Loss Surgery Information
Thursday, Feb. 11
Noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital LifeHelp Center, Suite 120, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Take the first step to weight loss surgery and attend an information session. Kevin Huguet, MD, will explain various options.

Shoulder Pain Diagnosis and Treatment
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Noon
BayCare Outpatient Center, Conference Rooms A & B, 900 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg 

Orthopedic surgeon Douglas Carlan, MD, will discuss the importance of accurate diagnoses of shoulder pain when pursuing the most appropriate treatment options.

Knee Replacement Facts
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Noon
St. Anthony’s Hospital Auditorium, 1200 Seventh Ave. N, St. Petersburg 

Orthopedic surgeon Robert Swiggett, MD, will discuss the latest options for full and partial knee replacements. 

To pre-register for these health seminars and screenings, please call (727) 953-6993, or visit: www.BayCareEvents.org.

About St. Anthony’s Hospital
St. Anthony’s Hospital is a 393-bed hospital founded in 1931 as a ministry of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany and was the first faith-based hospital in Pinellas County. For more information on St. Anthony’s, call (727) 953-6993.

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 14 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.

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