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For Immediate Release:
July 31, 2012

Southcoast Surgery Center to host free community seminar presented by orthopedic surgeon Jeremy Stern, MD

Seminar to feature new advancements in partial knee technology

DARTMOUTH, Mass. — The Southcoast Surgery Center, part of Southcoast Health System, will host a free community seminar on August 8 presented by orthopedic surgeon Jeremy Stern, MD, on new advancements in partial knee technology.

Dr. Stern's presentation will include information on:

  • How does knee pain originate?
  • Treatment to ease pain and restore health.
  • Lifestyle changes.
  • When should you consider surgery.
  • Surgical solutions.
  • Lasting technologies.
  • Empowering your life.

The seminar will take place at the Southcoast Surgery Center, 300D Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth, on Wednesday, August 8, from 5 to 6 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Dr. Stern is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, sports medicine and the treatment of arthritis. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Stern has had an active practice for more than 20 years. His office is located at 300C Faunce Corner Road in Dartmouth.

For more information, call 508-998-6100.

Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-961-5280
Pager: 508-387-2532
Fax: 508-961-5876

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