Spectrum Health Sponsors Week of Ortho Seminars

Spectrum Health will host a week of public seminars focused on common orthopedic health concerns.

The public is invited to learn about treatment options for shoulder, hand/wrist and foot/ankle pain. The free seminars will be held at Calvin College, Prince Conference Center in southeast Grand Rapids.

Seminar schedule:

Shoulder Pain

Monday, December 8 at 7 p.m.
Peter Ugolini, MD

Dr. Ugolini will discuss the causes, evaluation and treatment of common shoulder problems.

Hand and Wrist (and Elbow too) Pain

Tuesday, December 9 at 7 p.m.
Julian Kuz, MD

Dr. Kuz will discuss advances in treatment for common problems of the hand, wrist and elbow including arthritis, sports injuries, trauma and nerve compression.

Foot and Ankle Pain

Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m.
Donald Bohay, MD

Dr. Bohay will explore three common foot and ankle complaints; plantar fasciitis, bunions and ankle arthritis. The discussion will include when and if surgery is an option.

Preregistration is required. Please call (616) 486-5503.

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan that offers a full continuum of care through its seven hospitals, more than 140 service sites and Priority Health, a health plan with nearly 500,000 members. Spectrum Health’s 14,000 employees, 1,500 medical staff members and 2,000 volunteers are committed to delivering the highest quality care to those in medical need.’ The organization provided $111.1 million in community benefit during its 2008 fiscal year. As a system, Spectrum Health has earned more than 100 awards during the past 10 years.