Upcoming Bariatric Information Sessions - NEW LOCATIONS!
Learn more about the benefits, potential complications and qualification
criteria for bariatric surgery - presented by Dr. Richard Ing, Center of
Excellence certified Bariatric surgeon and the nurse coordinator. To
find out more information and to learn if you may be a candidate, please
sign up for an upcoming session.
Monday, March 2 | 6:30–7:30 pm | Main Line Health Center in Broomall
Satruday, March 14 | 9:00–10:00 am | Main Line Health Center in Newtown
Two Artists, One Vision: An Alliance through Medicine and Art
An art exhibition in recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
and symbolizing the synergistic role of medicine and surgery in
preventing and treating colorectal cancer.This exhibition represents the
collaboration between colorectal surgeon, Gerald Marks, MD, and
gastroenterologist, Patricia Wong, MD, whose original paintings are a
celebration of life. The divisions of gastroenterology and colorectal
surgery partner to deliver the latest advances for the prevention and
treatment of colorectal cancer.
Tuesday, March 3 | 5:30–7:00 pm | Lankenau Medical Center
Wellness Wednesdays at Ludington Library
My Child is Sick: Should I go to the ER or urgent care center?
Speaker: Hazel Guinto-Ocampo, MD, Chief of Pediatric Emergency
Services, Nemours duPont Pediatrics at Bryn Mawr Hospital
Learn about the pros and cons of going to an urgent care center and
which problems are better evaluated and treated in an ER.
Wednesday, March 4 | 6:00–7:00 pm | Ludington Library, Bryn Mawr, PA
The John B. Deaver Auxiliary presents A Starr-y Night
A Stephen Starr Catering event
Join us for a Special Event featuring fabulous food stations and
cocktails by Stephen Starr Catering and silent and live auctions.
Saturday, March 7 | 6:30 pm | The Fretz Kitchen Showroom, Philadelphia,
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Upcoming Varicose Vein Screenings
Varicose veins aren't always a cosmetic issue and can result in serious
problems. Join us for a free screening by our vascular physician
specialists. Main Line HealthCare Vascular Specialists offer in-office
treatment options, including ones covered by most insurance companies.
Registration is required. Please call 1.866.CALL.MLH to register.
Tuesday, March 10 | 5:30–7:30 pm | Riddle Hospital
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Fighting Cancer with a Fork and a Knife
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United
States, but it doesn’t have to be. Lifestyle choices and early screening
can help prevent this disease. Join us for an informative evening to
learn more about what you can do to prevent colorectal cancer.
Tuesday, March 10 | 6:00–7:30 pm | Riddle Hospital
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Wednesday, March 18 | 6:00–7:30 pm | Main Line Health Center in Newtown
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Feeding a family fast and healthy
Speaker: Judy Matusky, RD, LDN
Get the facts about nutritious menu planning and recipe tips.
Tuesday, March 10 | 6:30–7:30 pm | Giant, Royersford, PA
Wellness Wednesdays at Whole Foods
No Laughing Matter: Bladder issues in women
Speaker: Darlene Gaynor, DO, FACOS, Urologist with specialty
training in female urology and pelvic medicine reconstruction, Lankenau
A leaky bladder can be embarrassing, and many women are hesitant to talk
about it. Whether it’s a small problem or greatly disrupting your life,
break the silence and learn about the many safe ways to regain bladder
Wednesday, March 11 | 6:00–7:00 pm | Whole Foods Market Plymouth Meeting
Upcoming Hip and Knee Pain Seminars
No one treatment is right for all hip or knee pain. At Main Line Health,
we’ll help you understand the benefits and risks of all your options, so
you can choose the best treatment. Attend a free educational seminar to
learn about the causes and conditions of hip and knee pain, and the
latest treatment options to relieve your pain.
Thursday, March 12 | 10:00–11:00 am | Paoli Hospital
Tuesday, March 17 | 11:00 am–12:00 pm | Bryn Mawr Hospital
Thursday, March 26 | 12:00–1:00 pm | Lankenau Medical Center
Q&A with the Pediatrician
Speaker: C. Samantha Hagelstein, MD, Pediatrician with Main Line
HealthCare Pediatrics at Exton Square
Join Dr. Hagelstein as she takes your most burning questions regarding
the medical care of you children. She will also discuss some of
the “hot topics” in pediatric and adolescent medicine.
Saturday, March 14 | 12:00–1:30 pm | Main Line Health Center in Exton
New Horizons Healthy Outlook
Wellness Exercising and Fall Prevention
Speaker: Firas Saidi, MD, Geriatrics, Lankenau Medical Center
Older adults are at higher risk for falls, which can lead to serious
injury and loss of independence. Learn how to exercise safely to stay
healthy and lessen your risk of falling.
Tuesday, March 17 | 12:45–1:45 pm | New Horizons Senior Center,
Ready, set, baby
Speaker: Mary Gentleman, RN, Main Line Health System
Coordinator, Birth & Beyond Program
Are you expecting a baby? Then we’re expecting you! Main Line Health
Birth & Beyond Education programs present this one-hour introductory
class on pregnancy topics, car seats, newborns, and the Hattersley
Family-Centered Maternity Unit at Paoli Hospital.
Wednesday, March 18 | 7:00–8:00 pm | Main Line Health Center in Exton
Wellness Wednesday at Haverford Area YMCA
Exercise and Your Heart Health
Speaker: Jason Bradley, MD, Cardiologist, Lankenau Heart
Regular exercise is great for controlling weight, and it can help just
about every aspect of our lives—from boosting mood and energy to
improving sleep to fighting disease. But there is also a small risk of
heart-related complications associated with exercise. Learn about the
effect of exercise on your heart, sudden cardiac death in athletes and
the impact of performance-enhancing drugs and supplements.
Wednesday, March 18 | 7:00–8:00 pm | Haverford Area YMCA, Havertown, PA
Get Moving to Control Diabetes
Speaker: Meghan Montalbano, MOTR/L, an Occupational Therapist at
Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital
This special presentation and interactive Q & A will include tips
for controlling diabetes as well as healthy snacks and an exercise
Tuesday, March 24 | 6:00–8:00 pm | Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital
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Sleep & Health
Letting sleep work for you
Speaker: Michael Montanye, MA, RPSGT/RST, Clinical Coordinator,
Paoli Hospital Sleep Services
Getting enough continuous sleep contributes to how we feel and perform
the next day,but also has a huge impact on the overall quality of our
lives. This seminar will explore what sleep is, how much you need and
what you can do to improve your sleep.
Tuesday, March 31 | 6:30–7:30 pm | Main Line Health Center in Exton
Wellness Wednesdays at Lawrence Park
Life after Cancer Treatment: Restoring mind, body and spirit
Speaker: Drs. Zonera Ali and Aarti Shevade, Hematology/Oncology
Specialists, Lankenau Medical Center, Main Line Health
Cancer survivors may face medical, emotional, spiritual and physical
challenges. Understanding your options to follow-up care is important in
helping you navigate through life after cancer treatment. Join other
survivors and learn about the various medical and therapeutic ways to
help you get back your life.
Wednesday, March 25 | 6:00–7:00 pm | Main Line Health Center in Broomall
Bowling for Project SEARCH - Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital
Plan on joining us for an afternoon of bowling and fun to support our
efforts to teach employable skills to individuals with disabilities. In
addition to supporting this amazing program, you will have the
opportunity to participate in raffle prize drawings and munch on food as
$120 per lane reservation Includes shoe rental for up to six bowlers.
pizza, sodas, pretzels, and chips.
$20 per individual bowler Individual bowlers will be assigned a lane.
Includes shoe rental, pizza, sodas, pretzels, and chips.
Space is limited so register early.
Registration is required. Call 484.596.5425 to register by April 10,
Sunday, April 19 | 3:00–5:00 pm | Sproul Lanes, Springfield, PA
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Empowering You Health Fair
Presented by Lankenau Medical Center and the Junior League of
Participate in health screenings, including blood pressure, Dexascan,
glucose, cholesterol, Skin Scope and BMI checks. The event features
nationally recognized cardiovascular nutritionist, health and fitness
expert and published author, Dr. Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RD, LDN followed
by a Q&A panel session with Dr. Brill and Main Line Health's panel
of cardiologists Dr.'s Katie Hawthorne, MD and Jeff Wuhl, MD.
Saturday, April 11 | 10:00 am–2:00 pm | Lankenau Medical Center
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