House Calls

FALL 2016

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10 { fall 2016 } h o u s e c a l l s OCTOBER upcoming events { October-December 2016 } the the buzz A WARM WELCOME TO THE NEW MEMBERS OF ROPER ST. FRANCIS' ACTIVE MEDICAL STAFF: T O L E A R N M O R E A B O U T T H E S E O R A N Y P R O G R A M S O R E V E N T S S P O N S O R E D B Y R O P E R S T. F R A N C I S , C A L L ( 8 4 3 ) 4 0 2 - C A R E O R V I S I T W W W . R S F H . C O M . 25Tuesday BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS Roper St. Francis Cancer Center on the Bon Secours St. Francis campus 5:30-8 p.m. Join us for a special Ladies Night Out with food, gifts, music, and free breast cancer screenings. Board certified doctors will perform the clinical breast exams. To qualify, you must be age 18 or older and not have had a breast exam in the last 12 months. Registration is required; call (843) 402-CARE. 10 Monday LUNG CANCER VIGIL Roper St. Francis Cancer Center on the Bon Secours St. Francis campus, 5-7 p.m. Join us for the Shine a Light vigil on lung cancer. 16 Wednesday OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Mall Classroom 4, 5 p.m. Do you have questions about your ostomy care or are just looking to share support with others who also have an ostomy? Join us for our ostomy support group led by a WOC (wound, ostomy, and continence) nurse. Our November meeting will also include vendors presenting ostomy care products. LOSE WEIGHT Sessions held most Thursdays Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Mall Classroom, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Take the first step toward becoming healthier by attending one of our free Bariatric and Metabolic Services program's weight loss surgery information sessions. FREE MEMORY SCREEN The Roper St. Francis Alzheimer's Research Center is currently screening patients ages 55 to 85 who are experiencing memory loss and are interested in participating in a medication trial. To learn more, call (843) 724-2302. LEGAL CLINIC An illness comes with a lot of worries—your legal affairs should not be one of them. Roper St. Francis, with assistance from the Charleston School of Law, is offering patients and their spouses a free legal clinic. Attorneys will explain and assist you if you choose to execute: Health Care Powers of Attorney and Living Wills. Clinics are ongoing and held at either Roper Hospital or the Roper St. Francis Cancer Center on the Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital Campus. To see if you qualify for the clinic, call (843) 402-CARE. DEPRESSION STUDY Are you feeling sad, unmotivated, and tired? Have you been diagnosed and treated for depression in the past and these feelings have come back? If you are 18 to 75 years old and depressed, you may benefit from a program at the Roper St. Francis Clinical Biotechnology Research Institute. To learn if you are eligible for an evaluation, call (843) 724-2945. EXPECTANT PARENT CLASSES Roper St. Francis offers a full range of classes for new parents from Childbirth Preparation to Baby Boot Camp to Introducing Baby to Your Pets. Courses are available at Bon Secours St. Francis and Mount Pleasant Hospitals. For a complete course schedule, call (843) 402-CARE or visit www.rs.com. ANESTHESIOLOGY John McDonald, MD EMERGENCY MEDICINE Thomas Dittrich, MD Matthew Hoskins, MD Nicholas Lauerman, MD Stewart Sanford, MD Kelli Young, DO FAMILY MEDICINE Benjamin Duffey, MD John Flaugher, MD David Hall, MD Donald Hurley, DO Barry Katz, MD Jedidiah Litsey, MD Karen McCutcheon, MD Brendan Neary, MD Nichole Watson, MD Marcelino Yera-Paez, MD GASTROENTEROLOGY William Bulsiewicz, MD HOSPITALIST Carroll Smith, MD Ann Surprenant, MD INTERNAL MEDICINE Nicholas Batchelor, MD Jeffery Schultze, MD OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY Lindsay Foley, MD PEDIATRICS Farrow Durant, MD John Etheridge, MD Elisabeth Gabor, MD Emily Johnson, MD Michael Leonardi, MD PSYCHIATRY Jessica Swartz, MD RADIOLOGY Matthew McDermott, MD Kareem Rahbar, MD VASCULAR SURGERY Sean Hislop, MD NOVEMBER ONGOING

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