L+M Hospital Announces Fall Wellness Series

New London, CT – The community wellness series at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital kicks off October 18 and includes four different presentations by members of the hospital medical staff. There is no charge for these programs, but seating is limited. For more information, or to reserve a seat, call 1-800-562-2537, or visit lmhospital.org. Each presentation takes place in the hospital’s Baker Auditorium.
The sessions in this series includes:
October 18 - Understanding Stroke (6:30 pm)
Joseph Schindler, MD, Vascular Neurology; Medical Director - Yale Comprehensive Stroke Program
Learn more about the signs, symptoms, treatment and the importance of acting F.A.S.T.
October 25 - Suffering from joint pain? (5:30 pm)
R. Justin Thoms, MD, co-director, L+M Joint Replacement Center; Monica Pepin, BSN, JRC Program Coordinator; Toni Schlais, BSN, Transitional Care Manager

Learn more about your options, including joint replacement surgery from the joint replacement center team.
October 28 - Minimally Invasive Surgery for Urologic Conditions (5:30 pm)
Joseph Brito, MD, Yale Urology
Learn more about the recent advances in the management of urologic conditions, from
BPH to kidney stones to urologic cancers.
November 8 - Lung Cancer Screening Panel Discussion (5:30 pm)
Lung Cancer Screening: No Longer a Smoke Signal
Panelists: Louis Mazzarelli, MD, Radiology; Jane Kanowitz, MD, Medical Oncology;
Frank Detterbeck, MD, Thoracic & Cardiac surgery; Benjamin Newton, MD, Medical
Oncology; Henry Park, MD, Radiation Oncology

Join us for a panel discussion about lung cancer screening with low dose CT and understand who is at greater risk, and discuss the benefits of early detection and treatment.