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UMass Memorial Health Launches Free Educational Webinar Series

By Tom Marino | November 9, 2023
Last Updated: November 9, 2023

WORCESTER – UMass Memorial Health is hosting a series of educational webinars aimed at enhancing patient knowledge on various health topics. The webinars, featuring expert speakers, are scheduled throughout November and December. Each webinar provides an opportunity for participants to engage with the experts through a question-and-answer session.

New Treatments for Enlarged Prostate and Incontinence in Men

Thursday, November 16, 4-5 pm

Stanley Swierzewski, MD, a distinguished urologist at UMass Memorial Health, will discuss common urologic conditions such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and incontinence. Dr. Swierzewski will also introduce new treatment options available for these conditions.

Embarrassed to Ask Your Ob/GYN? Your Questions Answered

Thursday, November 30, 4-5 pm

Celeste Straight, MD, an Obstetrician/Gynecologist at UMass Memorial Health, will provide answers to commonly asked questions about sexual health, contraception, and pregnancy planning. Dr. Straight aims to create a comfortable environment for discussing sensitive topics that patients may find embarrassing.

The 411 on Hip and Knee Replacement

Monday, December 4, 5-6 pm

Daniel Mandell, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will explain the intricacies of hip and knee replacement surgeries. Dr. Mandell will cover what patients can expect before, during, and after the procedures.

Learn Ways to Ease Your Back and Neck Pain

Tuesday, December 12, 4-5 pm

Andrew Duarte, MD, specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Raj Gala, MD, an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon at UMass Memorial Medical Center, will discuss non-operative and operative techniques to alleviate back and neck pain.

Registration is required to take part in any, or all, of these webinars.


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