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Media Contacts:

Sandra Sgambati                                      
201-894-3386                                           
Sandra.Sgambati@ehmc.com    

Celebrating Indian Heritage: A Health & Wellness Seminar at Englewood Hospital

Join us for the 3rd annual “Celebrating Indian Heritage: A Health and Wellness Seminar” on Sunday, October 10 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. The program, now in its third year, gives participants an opportunity to learn more about a series of health issues that affect the Indian community through open discussions with a panel of leading Englewood Hospital physicians of Indian descent.

“Englewood Hospital’s priority is to ensure the health and well-being of its patients and neighboring communities,” said Dr. Hetal Gor, MD, FACOG, program director. “We hope that this program will encourage the many residents in our community who are of Indian heritage to become active participants in their own personal health by embracing information and techniques for healthy living.” 

COME SEE:

Live Demonstrations: Germ Ball (shows participants if they’ve properly washed their hands); da Vinci Robotic Surgical System (allows participants to manipulate machine used in robotic surgery); Ask the Pharmacist; Dental Hygiene and more.

Free health screenings: blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, pulmonary function, and BMI.

Medical experts offering advice about a host of medical topics and tips for living a healthier lifestyle.

Reporters/Photographers are encouraged to attend.

 

 


 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides patients with the highest level of compassionate care through a broad range of state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this thriving, acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in a variety of disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Englewood Hospital is home to a Vascular Fellowship Program that has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of the medical staff at Englewood Hospital serve as faculty members at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned twice by its nursing staff.