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Published on March 31, 2014

New Health Series at Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center Puts Spotlight on Menopause

WATERBURY, Conn. (March 31, 2014) ─ Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center is sponsoring a free program, “Menopause Update: What’s Hot and What’s Not,” featuring Dr. Melissa Pearlstone on Tuesday, April 8th as part of the new “Spotlight on Health” series at NVSC.

Melissa Pearlstone, MDDr. Pearlstone, a gynecologist at Westwood Women’s Health in Waterbury, will discuss the latest in menopausal medicine. What works? What’s safe? What about bio-identical hormones? Dr. Pearlstone will answer these and other questions women may have to help guide them through this stage of life.

Dr. Pearlstone received her Bachelor of Science degree from McGill University and her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York. She is a member of the North American Menopause Society and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the program from 6 to 7 p.m. at NVSC, 160 Robbins Street in Waterbury. Reservations are required and seating is limited. Please call 203-755-6663 or email by Tuesday, April 1.

Additional events in the “Spotlight on Health” series will include “Changing the Face of Sinusitis” by Dr. Mahesh Bhaya on May 13; “Update on Hepatitis C” by Dr. Ronald Zlotoff on June 10, and “Slim Before You Swim: Minimally Invasive Liposuction,” by Dr. Prasad Sureddi on July 8.

Established in 1986, Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center was one of the first free-standing surgical centers in the country. Now an outpatient department of Saint Mary’s Hospital, this fully-licensed and accredited ambulatory surgical center includes seven operating rooms, three treatment rooms, a 21-bed Post Anesthesia Care Unit and dedicated pediatric recovery room. More than 135 physicians perform procedures at the center in a full range of surgical specialties. For more information, please call (203) 755-6663.

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