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Free Health Lectures

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 1:31 am

Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the following upcoming lectures and special events occurring in the month of September. These events are free of charge, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be provided. Please reserve your spot in advance by using the RSVP phone number as noted below or by visiting
Tuesday, September 4 at 6 pm. Marc Volpe, MD will present Let’s Talk Orthopaedics: Why Does My Hip Hurt? In this informative presentation, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Marc Volpe will help you uncover the possible causes of your hip pain. He will discuss a variety of possible diagnoses and their treatments including hip arthritis, bursitis, referred pain and tightness of IT bands. Watson Clinic Highlands, Second Floor Lobby, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland. RSVP: 863-607-7897 or online at
Thursday, September 6 from 5:30-7:30 PM. D.J. Nelson, ARNP-C will discuss Rejuvenation Treatments from Head to Toe. Join D.J. Nelson, ARNP-C from Dr. Faeza Kazmier’s plastic & reconstructive surgery practice for a unique and fun interactive cosmetic event. From fillers to lasers to light therapy, D.J. will review the most effective rejuvenation treatments that target areas from head to toe and everywhere in between. Special pricing will be made available for services purchased during the event. Location: Watson Clinic Women’s Center, Suite B, 1400 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. RSVP: 863-680-7676 or online at
Thursday, September 6 at 6 pm. Anthony R. Zappia, MD presents: Is That Bulge a Hernia? Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from hernias every year? During this free informative lecture, Dr. Anthony Zappia will discuss the signs and symptoms of hernias, and the minimally invasive robotic procedure that results in smaller incisions and faster recoveries than ever before. Attendees of the seminar can also receive a free hernia screening! Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, First Floor Lobby, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in Lakeland. RSVP: 863-607-3639 or online at
Thursday, September 20 at 6 pm. Charlene O. Recto, MD will present: Heart Disease & Cancer: Eat Healthy to Live Better. During this free informative lecture, board-certified Internal Medicine specialist Dr. Charlene Recto will discuss the role of nutrition in managing and preventing heart disease and cancer. Location: Watson Clinic Highlands, 2300 E. County Rd. 540A in south Lakeland. RSVP: 863-607-3638 or online at
Friday, September 28 from 3 to 5 pm. Tools to Quit. Take the next step to a healthier lifestyle and join us for a special class designed to provide an overview of available options for smokers who want to quit. The class includes information on various types of nicotine replacements, product samples and much more. This class is taught by a certified tobacco education specialist and is sponsored by the Watson Clinic Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting community wellness through education, research and service. Location: Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center, Boardroom, 1730 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. RSVP: 863-904-2656 or online at