Mercy to Present Program on Heart Care

Mercy to Present Program on Heart Care

Posted on: November 1, 2010

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will present, “Why We are Number 1 in Heart Care” on Tuesday, November 9 at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St., NW, Canton, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ahmed Sabe, M.D., Medical Director of Mercy Heart Center, will begin the event with “Do Minutes Matter?” Every second counts when receiving treatment during a heart attack or cardiac event. Immediate medical attention saves heart muscle, reduces infarct size, saves lives and can decrease the likelihood of a permanent disability. Dr. Sabe will explain why quick action is essential to saving lives.

Aqeel Sandhu, M.D., Medical Director of Mercy’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Program, will present, “Robotic Surgery vs. Traditional Heart Surgery: The Advantages and Disadvantages”. Dr. Sandhu will explain both types of procedures and answer the audience’s questions about available heart surgery options.

This event is FREE and reservations are requested as dinner is provided for participants. To make a reservation, please call Mercy Healthcare Connections at 330-489-1015 or 1-800-223-8662.

Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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