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Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Specialists Featured in Free Hot Topics Series at Methodist Willowbrook

Hand Specialist Dr. Korsh Jafarnia and Spine Specialist Dr. HoSun Hwang to Speak in April Sessions

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - March 29, 2013) -  The board certified orthopedic and sports medicine specialists of Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine are featured in the free Hot Topics Physician Lecture Series at Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, to educate the community on reducing risks, recognizing symptoms and properly treating injuries and conditions affecting the hand and wrist and the neck and spine. 

Recognized physicians in their area of specialty, Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, will talk about common hand and wrist conditions in an April 10 session, 5:30 - 6:30 and Dr. HoSun Hwang, will talk about relieving back and neck pain on April 17, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Both sessions are free and open to the community, though spaces fill quickly so register today at 281.737.2500. The series is located in the Women's & Children's Pavilion, Conference Center on the Willowbrook campus, at 18220 State Highway 249. Refreshments and door prizes are included.

"We are pleased to bring this level of expertise to the community. Our physicians are passionate about education and outreach efforts -- and our Hot Topics series is a great opportunity for them to educate the public about the latest advancements and treatment options available in health care and answer questions the public may have," said Beryl Ramsey, CEO of Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and senior vice president of The Methodist Hospital System.

"We enjoy sharing valuable information about what we're seeing everyday, as well as meeting members of the community and hearing what really concerns them. These sessions are a great opportunity for everyone to walk away with a better understanding," said Dr. Jafarnia.
Dr. Jafarnia is Board Certified and Fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity surgery -- completing his residency at Baylor College of Medicine and Fellowship in Hand Surgery at Harvard Medical School -- Massachusetts General Hospital. He holds a certificate of added qualifications in surgery of the hand (CAQSH) and has studied advanced techniques at the French Institute for Hand Surgery in Paris.

Dr. Hwang is Board Certified and Fellowship trained in spinal surgery -- completing his residency at Baylor College of Medicine and Fellowship in Spinal Disorders at the University of California Davis Medical Center.

Both of these physicians are recognized among Texas Super Doctors and provide comprehensive care and rehabilitation therapies onsite at the 25,000 square foot orthopedic and sports medicine center, which includes a new state-of-the-art Hand Center and Spine Center.

To learn more about these physicians and the upcoming Hot Topics in orthopedics and sports medicine go to www.methodistorthopedics.com.  Call to reserve a spot, 281.737.2500. Check us out on Facebook .

For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Methodist Willowbrook Hospital campus, please visit www.methodistwillowbrook.com. For a physician referral, call (281) 737-2500.

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