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August 22, 2019
Functional Medicine: Getting to the Root of the Problem View Snapshot

Functional Medicine is the medical specialty that focuses on finding the root cause of an illness by using individualized, patient-centered, science-based approaches. Functional Medicine practitioners use each symptom or diagnosis to determine what is contributing to an individual's illness and treat the whole person with a variety of remedies, including lifestyle, holistic and traditional therapies. Primary care physician and functional medicine practitioner Andrew Wong, M.D. will discuss the methods and uses of this specialty and how it can help you live your best life.

Rockville
September 9, 2019
Medical Exploring Program Information Session View Snapshot

Registration required. 

In this program, high school students will learn about the medical field from physicians, surgeons, and health care professionals and tour key hospital departments. Sessions may include suturing demonstration and tutorial, tour of the Emergency Department, Trauma Center and helipad, field trips to area medical facilities, and presentations by the region's top clinical staff and health care professionals. This is a great opportunity for high school students who are interested in exploring the field of health and medicine and discovering their path in life. Join us for this informational session to learn more.

Bethesda
September 11, 2019
Demystifying Your Thyroid View Snapshot

Dr. Vaninder Dhillon, otolaryngology at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, will review the signs and symptoms of various thyroid diseases including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, goiter and surgical options for treatment. She will also discuss when to get your thyroid examined and risk factors for thyroid cancer.

Chevy Chase
September 24, 2019
Stay Firm on Your Feet View Snapshot

Balance is complex and includes touch, vision, and vestibular sensors, many of which can be examined and treated to reduce symptoms. A physical therapist from Suburban Hospital will keep you on your toes wile sharing tips to improve your balance and avoid possible falls. Learn specifics about diagnoses on related injuries and rehabilitation.

Wheaton
September 26, 2019
All about GERD View Snapshot

Are you suffering from chronic acid reflux or heartburn? If you have heartburn twice a week or more, you may have gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. Learn more about this condition, potential complications and treatment options, including PPI Therapy from gastroenterologist, Dr. Gary Roggin.

Rockville
October 16, 2019
Stay Firm on Your Feet View Snapshot

Balance is complex and includes touch, vision, and vestibular sensors, many of which can be examined and treated to reduce symptoms. A physical therapist from Suburban Hospital will keep you on your toes wile sharing tips to improve your balance and avoid possible falls. Learn specifics about diagnoses on related injuries and rehabilitation.

Chevy Chase
October 24, 2019
Demystifying Your Thyroid View Snapshot

Dr. Vaninder Dhillon, otolaryngology at Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, will review the signs and symptoms of various thyroid diseases including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, goiter and surgical options for treatment. She will also discuss when to get your thyroid examined and risk factors for thyroid cancer.

Rockville
October 30, 2019
Listen Up! View Snapshot

 Hearing loss can have debilitating effects on quality of life.  Learn from otolaryngologist Dr. David Bianchi how hearing loss is identified, the challenges that result from hearing impairment and the many treatment options available.  

Wheaton
November 13, 2019
The Pain Connection View Snapshot

Dr. Dermot Maher will highlight treatment options for acute and chronic pain. Learn the latest in cutting edge interventional procedures that can reduce, and in some cases eliminate pain for good.

Chevy Chase
November 14, 2019
Moving Forward with Parkinson's Disease View Snapshot

Whether it is your generic makeup or environmental factors, certain triggers put us at risk for developing Parkinson's Disease. Although there is still much to learn about this neurodegerative brain disorder, discover current research and findings from Dr. Kelly Mills, a Johns Hopkins Assistant Professor of Neurology for the Movement Disorder Division.

Rockville
November 19, 2019
Shingles: More Than a Rash View Snapshot

Almost one out of every three people will develop shingles in the U.S.  Viewed as just a painful rash, treating shingles in a timely manner can prevent serious long term consequences.  Join Dr. Janna Lachtchinina as she discusses the signs, symptoms, treatments and prevention of shingles. 

Wheaton
 
 
 
 
 

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