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Pardee is live tweeting Gift of Life surgery today

The hospital is tweeting, live today, a surgery for our Gift of Life Patient. Dr. Overstreet III, M.D. is conducting the surgery at 8:00a.m. Follow us on Twitter for real-time updates. If you haven't already been following this story, you can see our press-release below: Pardee Hospital is partnering with the Rotary Club of Hendersonville and the Four Seasons Rotary Clubs to provide critical medical care to a ten-year-old burn patient from Cayes, Haiti, through the Gift of Life program. The patient, Radalphta Moise, and her mother, Fredette, are staying in the area with host families. Pardee Hospital affiliated physician William L. Overstreet III, M.D., a plastic surgeon with Blue Ridge Plastic Surgery, will perform the necessary surgeries at Pardee Hospital. Pardee credentialed pediatricians will also serve the patient. Moise is expected to have her first surgery in February. The Gift of Life program seeks to provide children and young adults living in Third World countries with the medical treatment that is necessary, but most times not available in their home countries. The chosen program participants receive all-expenses-paid travel, accommodations and medical treatment. The children travel with a family member who accompanies them throughout their stay and treatment. The Rotary Club of Hendersonville and the Four Seasons Rotary Clubs are sponsoring the patient and providing all travel and lodging expenses.

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Gail Clary, M.D., recertifies Pulmonary Boards

Gail Clary, M.D., a pulmonologist with Carolina Lung and Sleep Physicians, has recertified her Pulmonary Boards with the American Board of Internal Medicine.  This is considered the highest standard in internal medicine.  The American Board of Internal Medicine is a non-profit, independent evaluation organization and one of 24 specialty boards that make up the American Board of Medicine Specialties. This is Dr. Clary’s third recertification with the American Board of Internal Medicine and includes completion of ABIM-specified continuing education modules, practice assessment by colleagues and patients, and successful completion of a six-hour exam.  Dr. Clary is also certified with the ABIM in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine.

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Health & Wellness Tip #4

Have you seen the Mix 96.5 Health & Wellness Series brought to you by Pardee Hospital?  Each week a health tip(s) will be shared. Check it out online, listen at work, while you’re driving, or sign up for At-Work Perks and have tips emailed directly to you. Don’t forget to check out the community calendar, too.  Click on the photo below to see the entire list of wellness tips from week one through four.

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Maridee Spearman, M.D., to speak on hormones at Pardee Center for Women’s Health

Maridee Spearman, M.D., a local OB/GYN with Pardee OB/GYN Associates, will discuss hormones at the next Centering Menopause meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 1 from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Pardee Center for Women’s Health, 512 Sixth Ave. West in Hendersonville. Centering Menopause is a discussion group for women who are going through menopause.  The group, led by Pardee physicians and certified nurse-midwives, is offered on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pardee Center for Women’s Health.     Future topics covered in the monthly group meetings will include effective communication, nutrition and fitness. Registration is required by calling 1-866-790-WELL (9355).

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Elderly should explore fitness options, tread carefully, experts say

The Spartanburg Herald Journal interviewed Tim Auwarter, director of rehabilitation services at Pardee, for a recent story on the importance of fitness for senior citizens.  To read the entire story, click here. For more information about the Pardee Rehab & Wellness Center, click here.  For a listing of classes available visit our event calendar.  Get up, get active and get healthy!

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