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Watson Clinic Community Lectures

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 1:04 am

Watson Clinic is pleased to announce the following upcoming lectures and special events occurring in the month of May. 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, May 22 at 6 pm – Speaker: Nicholas J. Newsum, MD. Topic: Common Causes of Thumb Pain. During this informative lecture, Watson Clinic hand surgeon Dr. Nicholas Newsum will reveal the potential causes of thumb pain – including arthritis, tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome – as well as a host of nonsurgical and minimally invasive surgical treatment options. Location: Watson Clinic Main, Library, 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. RSVP: 863-680-7109 or online at
Wednesday, May 23 from 6-9 pm – Speaker: J. Scott Ferguson, DO. Topic: BodyTite & FaceTite Open House. During this informative open house event, board-certified plastic & reconstructive surgeon Dr. J. Scott Ferguson will explain the benefits of FaceTite and BodyTite, two exciting new procedures that use Radiofrequency Assisted Liposuction (RFAL) to smooth, shape, tighten and lift problematic areas of fat without leaving behind saggy, wrinkly skin. The event will feature a meet & greet with a representative for the technology, a question and answer session and special pricing for treatments booked during the seminar. Location: Watson Clinic Main, 5W Conference Room, 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. RSVP: 863-680-7821 or online at
Thursday, May 24 at 6 pm – Speaker: Douglas Shenkman, MD. Topic: A Knee Pain Talk to Help You Walk. During this informative presentation, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Douglas Shenkman will discuss the latest options used to remedy knee pain, including the most advanced surgical treatments such as minimally invasive and computer-assisted procedures. Location: Watson Clinic Main, Library, 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. RSVP: 863-680-7042 or online at
Friday, May 25 from 3 to 5 pm – Topic: 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
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