King’s Daughters Medical Center
obstetrician/gynecologist Brian Frederick, M.D., presents Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy – Not Your Grandmother’s
Hysterectomy. This free educational session takes place from noon to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 22, at
the Park Board Room in King’s Daughters Parkview Café, 2201
hysterectomies are designed to reduce recovery time and, in most cases, pain,
while providing less noticeable scarring. It is my goal to educate women that
through these surgical advancements they no longer have to suffer like previous
generations,” said Dr. Frederick.
Each year, more than 600,000
women are hospitalized for hysterectomies, or removal of the uterus.
Hysterectomies are often performed as a treatment for a life-threatening
diagnosis, to relieve ongoing pelvic pain and pressure, or to stop abnormal
bleeding that comes from a chronic condition.
“Nearly one-third of women
in the United States will have had a hysterectomy by the time they turn age
60,” added Frederick.
Dr. Fredrick completed medical
school (2001) and a residency (2005) at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.
He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr.
Fredrick maintains an office at Suite 415, Medical Plaza A, 617 23rd St., Ashland,
and can be reached by calling (606) 325-6888.
event is open to anyone, although reservations are requested. Reserve your seat
by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Light refreshments will be provided. Convenient
parking is available in the lot at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 22nd Street, next to the KDMC Human Resources building.
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