SOURCE: Marina Del Rey Hospital

Marina Del Rey Hospital

August 11, 2014 12:30 ET

Marina Del Rey Hospital Launches Podcast Series Featuring Health Tips From Top Doctors

'HealthCasts' Will Allow At-Home or On-the-Go Access to Tips and Information From Medical Experts

MARINA DEL REY, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2014) - Marina Del Rey Hospital, a 145-bed acute care surgical hospital in the Greater Los Angeles area, is pleased to announce the debut of a new public education tool called "HealthCasts," an original podcast series featuring the doctors of Marina Del Rey Hospital. In each HealthCast, the doctors will share expert opinions on a range of medial topics. The first installment is available to watch at, focusing on back and spine health and pain management.

"Marina Del Rey Hospital is committed to providing the best care to the community. Creating the HealthCasts is a continuation of that mission by providing health education and tips to the community in the comfort of their own home, or even on-the-go from their mobile devices," said Sean Fowler, CEO. "These podcasts offer unique access to expert medical advice and opinion from the world-class staff at Marina Del Rey Hospital."

The first series of HealthCasts will feature the renowned surgeons from the Marina Spine Center, Dr. Robert G. Watkins IV and Dr. David Chang. The Marina Spine Center is known for performing career-saving procedures and providing care to the top athletes across all major professional sports, and the doctors are proud to offer the same level of expert care to all patients who visit. Dr. Robert G. Watkins IV is co-director of the Marina Spine Center and Chairman of the Surgery Department at the Marina Del Rey Hospital, and Dr. David Chang is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in surgical treatment of spinal disorders.

Future HealthCast topics to be covered include weight loss, robotics and minimally invasive surgery, women's health and orthopedics, featuring doctors from each of those respective fields.

The HealthCasts can be viewed on or on the Marina Del Rey Hospital YouTube channel at

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About Marina Del Rey Hospital
Marina Del Rey Hospital is a 145-bed acute care Joint Commission accredited hospital offering general acute medical services and 24/7 emergency care. As a surgical hospital focused on spine, minimally invasive surgery, bariatrics and orthopedics, our mission is to enhance our patients' lives by providing them with focused care from a team of nationally recognized physicians and support staff. Marina Del Rey Hospital and our team of highly talented and specialized professionals are dedicated to improving the health and lifestyle of our patient community.

For more information on Marina Del Rey Hospital, please call 310-823-8911 or visit Follow us on Facebook and Twitter at and @MDRHospital, respectively.

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