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Dr. David Mackel Joins Pardee Physician Practice Network

Please join us in welcoming Dr. David Mackel to the Pardee Physician Practice Network. He will join the Pardee network November 1, 2013, and continue to take new patients while remaining in his current location, 1027 Fleming Street, under the new name of Hendersonville Orthopedics at Pardee.

David Mackel, M.D., is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine, completed an internship at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana and residency at Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Mackel has been providing orthopedic care to Pardee for over 30 years and is a long-time resident of Hendersonville.

Dr. Mackel has a special interest in the knee, including:  conservative management; arthroscopic knee surgery and reconstructive surgeries, including Oxford partial knee replacement, and total knee replacement.

To make an appointment with Dr. Mackel, call Hendersonville Orthopedics at Pardee at (828) 692-5781.


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Pardee Foundation and Shannon Miller on WLOS News 13

If you missed the WLOS 5 o'clock news last night, here is a great story about Shannon Miller coming to the Women Helping Women event.


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Breast Cancer Treatment Clinical Trial on WLOS News 13

In case you missed the 5 o'clock Health Alert, on Monday, October 21, here is a great story on breast cancer treatment at Pardee Hospital.

More research and advancements are happening at community hospitals in the fight against cancer. As News 13's Jay Siltzer shows us, one local women's participation through Pardee Hospital could one day impact her own community.

Read More at: http://wlos.com/shared/community/features/health-alert/stories/wlos_breast-cancer-treatment-clinical-trial-266.shtml

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Pardee hosts 'Celebration of Life' event for breast cancer patients and survivors

On Thursday, Oct. 17, Pardee hosted a Celebration of Life event for the Breast Friends Forever support group at the Pardee Signature Care Center. Over 30 members of the support group attended this annual event that celebrates women who have overcome issues related to breast cancer and survivorship.

At the Celebration of Life, the support group members shared their experiences with each other and then listened to guest speaker, Susan Albers, as she shared her cancer journey. The ladies were then led outside where members of the Hendersonville Fire Department expressed their support and presented a pink rose to each of the ladies. A special dinner was held afterwards catered by Iannucci's of Hendersonville, and local Mary Kay consultants were also onsite to give free makeovers.

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The Breast Friends Forever support group meets monthly at the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Pardee and is open to women who currently have breast cancer or have previously been treated for the disease. The group is free and open to the public.  For more information about this support group, contact Kristy Capps at (828) 698-7334.

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Pardee Signature Care hosts blood drive

Pardee will host a blood drive for the Blood Connection on Friday, Nov. 8, 12 - 4:30 p.m. The blood drive will be held at the Pardee Signature Care Center, located in the Blue Ridge Mall on Four Seasons Boulevard.

In order to donate blood, one must be healthy, at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more and not have donated blood in the past 56 days. Walk-in donors will be accepted, but those with appointments will be seen first. Request an appointment by calling (828) 696-4225 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Donors will receive one movie ticket or one shirt.

Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. The hospital has several locations separate from the main campus and a comprehensive physician practice network. For more information or to find a physician, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355) or visit www.pardeehospital.org.


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