Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas Offers Free Health Seminars
04/25/2007

DALLAS – The following health seminars at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas are part of Advances in Medicine, an ongoing initiative to inform local residents about the latest treatments for common health problems and raise awareness about current medical issues. With presentations from some of the region's leading medical experts, the seminars aim to improve the health of the people in the communities served by Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.

Advances in Knee Surgery
Healthy knees are essential for an active, mobile life. Join two orthopedic surgeons on the medical staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Garner Newton, M.D. and William Tucker, M.D., as they talk about the latest in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement procedures. The event will be Wednesday, May 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Haggar Hall at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. To register, call 1-800-4-Presby.

Current Treatment Options for Common Disorders of the Spine
Join Frank Castillon, M.D., a neurosurgeon on the medical staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, as he discusses common spinal disorders, including back and neck pain, ruptured and degenerated discs and other conditions. This comprehensive discussion of treatment options will include new and emerging technologies, as well as alternative treatments. The event will be held Wednesday, May 16, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Haggar Hall at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. To register, call
1-800-4-Presby.

Migraine – Not Just a Headache
A migraine is a central nervous system condition that causes pain and can significantly impair a person's social and work life. Join Stuart Black, M.D., a neurologist on the medical staff at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, as he discusses diagnosing and treating migraines and how proper treatment can lessen the burden of this condition. The event will be held Monday, May 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Haggar Hall at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. To register, call 1-800-4-Presby.

About Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Established in 1966, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is the flagship hospital of Presbyterian Healthcare System, a member of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. PHD is a recognized clinical program leader, providing technologically advanced care to patients. The 866-bed facility has approximately 4,000 employees and an active medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians. For more information about PHD, visit www.texashealth.org/phd. 

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. THR controls 13 affiliated hospitals and a medical research organization, and is a corporate member or partner in seven additional hospitals and surgery centers. THR’s family of hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit www.TexasHealth.org.