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Hudson Valley Hospital Center Hosts Free Fall Digestive Health Series

Cortlandt Manor – (Sept. 16, 2011) – Hudson Valley Hospital Center will hold a series of lectures this fall to educate the public on the importance of proper screening for digestive disorders.

Drs. Klaus Thaler, Director of Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s new Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, and Eric S. Teitel, a gastroenterologist and chairman of the Department of Medicine at HVHC, will present the following series of three lectures at the Hospital:

 - Saturday, September 24 10 a.m. - New Diagnostic Tools for Acid Reflux. Learn how new diagnostic tools help doctors more accurately diagnose Acid Reflux, helping them to choose the best non-surgical or surgical treatments. Wagner Conference Room

 - Saturday, October 1, 10 a.m. - Diverticulitis and Colon Health. Learn about the symptoms and treatments of diverticulitis and good practices for colon health including regular screenings. Wagner Conference Room

- Saturday, November 19, 10 a.m.Reflux and Preventing Esophageal CancerAcid Reflux in some patients can develop into Barrett’s Esophagus, a change in the cell structure of the esophagus walls, which in some cases can lead to esophageal cancer, the fastest growing cancer in the U.S. Find out why monitoring your reflux can save your life. Dining Room B

The programs will be held at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, 1980 Crompond Rd., Cortlandt Manor, NY. A light breakfast will be served. Registration is required. To register, call 914-734-3557 or register on-line at www.hvhc.org/events/calendar.

 

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Hudson Valley Hospital Center is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner.  Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community. Hudson Valley Hospital Center is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Call 914-737-9000 or visit .