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Watson Clinic Announces Community Lectures & Special Events In November

10/25/2019

Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the following upcoming lectures and special events occurring in the month of November. These events are free of charge, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Please reserve your spot in advance by using the RSVP phone number as noted below or by visiting the events page.

Date: Wednesday, November 6 at 5:30 pm
Speaker: Anthony R. Zappia, MD
Topic: Heartburn and GERD Relief. During this free informative lecture, board-certified general surgeon Dr. Anthony Zappia will discuss the causes, risks and treatments for severe heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and hiatal hernia, including the minimally invasive robotic procedure that can immediately eliminate symptoms without a lengthy recovery time.
Location: Bartow Regional Medical Center, Classrooms 1 and 2, 2200 Osprey Blvd. in Bartow
RSVP: 863-280-6076

Date
: Wednesday, November 6 at 12 pm
Topic: Wig and Head Covering Event. During this special event, patients and caregivers of the Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center can choose from an array of fine wigs and head coverings to find the perfect look that compliments their style. Courtesy of Tracy & Company Hair Designers.
Location: Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, First Floor Boardroom, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-603-4715

Date
: Monday, November 11 at 2:30 – 3:30 PM (check-in from at 2 – 2:30 pm)
Thursday, November 14 at 5:30 – 6:30 PM (check-in at 5 – 5:30 pm)
Speakers: Counselors from Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE)
Topic: Do You Have Medicare Questions? What is Medicare? When can I enroll? How and where do I enroll? Am I eligible for Medicare if I’m still working? The Watson Clinic Foundation in partnership with the Senior Connection Center, Inc. is offering you the opportunity to get the information from unbiased SHINE* counselors. This program is FREE and has been developed to answer questions for first-time enrollees living or working throughout our community.
Location: Watson Clinic Main, Library, 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-904-2656

Date: Wednesday, November 13 from 3 – 5 pm
Topic: Cardiologist Dr. Kevin Browne Retirement Gathering. During the 35-year career of Watson Clinic cardiologist Dr. Kevin F. Browne, Jr., he has transformed countless lives and empowered a healthier community for all. If your life has been touched by Dr. Browne, you’re invited to stop by this celebratory gathering to share warm wishes as he enters the next chapter of his life.
Location: Watson Clinic Main, Library, 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland

Date
: Thursday, November 14 at 6 pm
Speakers: Neelam Kansara, DPT and Nadia Valdez, LPTA
Topic: Physical Therapy after Shoulder Surgery. Are you contemplating surgery for your shoulder pain? During this free informative lecture, physical therapists Neelam Kansara, DPT and Nadia Valdez, LPTA will discuss the therapies that can help you make a full recovery following your surgical procedure.
Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, 2nd Floor, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-607-3739

Date:
Friday, November 15 from 3 to 5 pm
Topic: Tools to Quit. Take the next step to a healthier lifestyle and join us for a special class designed to provide an overview of available options for smokers who want to quit. The class includes information on various types of nicotine replacements, product samples and much more. This class is taught by a certified tobacco education specialist and is sponsored by the Watson Clinic Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community wellness through education, research and service.
Location: Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, Boardroom, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-904-2656

Date
: Monday, November 18 at 12 pm
Speaker: Anthony R. Zappia, MD
Topic: Say Goodbye to Acid Reflux. During this free informative lecture, Dr. Anthony Zappia will discuss the causes, risks and treatments for Acid Reflux, including the minimally invasive robotic procedure that can immediately eliminate the symptoms without a lengthy recovery time.
Location: Watson Clinic Main, Library, 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-607-3639

Date
: Wednesday, November 20 from 6 - 8 pm
Speakers: Kathi R. Brown, APRN and Joe Columbus, DPN, APRN
Topic: Weight Loss within Your Reach. Are you searching for a weight loss program that produces lasting results? During this free informative presentation, Watson Clinic board-certified Facial Plastic Surgery certified nurse practitioners Kathi R. Brown, APRN and Joe Columbus, DNP, APRN will outline the Fresh Steps weight loss program, including available meal plans, plan pricing, a phone app for tracking progress, and the testimonies of people who have enjoyed real results from using the program.
Location: Medical Spa at Watson Clinic, Bella Vista Building, 1755 N. Florida Ave. in Lakeland
RSVP: 863-904-6204



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