SOURCE: Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

April 27, 2012 12:05 ET

Methodist Willowbrook "Ask the Doctor" Series and Educational Seminars Open to the Community, Empower Patients

Methodist Willowbrook Physicians Discuss the Latest Treatment for Common Conditions and Health Challenges in Today's Society -- Repetitive Stress Injuries, Weight Loss, Stroke Care, Back Pain and More

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2012) - Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and its leading physicians with subspecialties in orthopedic medicine, cardiovascular health, weight management and more provide monthly informational seminars and free screenings to help northwest Houston neighbors take control of their health.

An "Ask the Doctor" series and educational seminars with free screenings make valuable resources accessible to the northwest Houston community. Located on the Methodist Willowbrook campus, physicians from different areas of medicine discuss the latest treatments and research findings. They offer free screenings and answer questions.

Some of the upcoming seminars this May and June include: Weight Loss with Bariatric Medical Director Dr. Dexter Turnquest and Dr. Todd Worley, Acid Reflux with Dr. Worley and Dr. Rafael Lugo and Back Pain with Dr. HoSun Hwang. A complete listing of Ask the Doctor seminars, times and locations are located on the Methodist Willowbrook Hospital website, www.methodistwillowbrook.com.

"We want to help empower patients and keep families in our community healthy. These seminars are a great way to accomplish this -- educating on early warning signs before a problem becomes more serious and providing preventive information to ensure a healthy and active life at any age," said Beryl Ramsey, CEO of Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and Senior Vice President of The Methodist Hospital System.

Advancing to a new level of tertiary care for northwest Houston, recently expanded services at Methodist Willowbrook include open heart procedures and neurosurgery, accredited stroke and accredited chest pain services, maternity care, a 24/7 critical care team, and state-of-the art orthopedics and sports medicine facility.

Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a not-for-profit, faith based hospital that is part of The Methodist Hospital System. For more information on services and seminars, visit www.methodistwillowbrook.com. Or, to register for an upcoming seminar call 281-737-2500.