For Immediate Release
March 29, 2011
Celebrating Innovative Surgical Techniques on Doctor’s Day
What: Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital will celebrate Doctor’s Day with a discussion about minimally invasive surgical procedures, which reduce recovery times and post-operative pain for patients. The event will include a demonstration of one such procedure which only HDGH performs in the Windsor-Essex region for those suffering from serious back pain, and exemplifies the modern techniques being used at HDGH for a growing number of patients.
When: 9:30 am, Wed., March 30, 2011
Where: Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital, Conference Room 8 (located in the administrative hallway near the Ouellette St. entrance).
Who: Speakers include:
· Dr. Gord Vail, HDGH Chief of Staff
· Dr. Sophia Thomas, HDGH President of Medical Staff
· Dr. Bill Taylor, HDGH Medical Director of Surgery
· A video presentation of an innovative surgical procedure which will include comments from Dr. Dante Morassutti, a top HDGH neurosurgeon.
A video copy of the surgical procedure will be available to media for broadcast and/or Internet use.
For more information, please contact Steve Erwin, Director of Communications at 519-973-4433.