Free Health Fair at Medical Plaza 1 in Braselton on Saturday, March 22

Published: Thursday, March 13, 2014

HOSCHTON, Ga. — Make a fresh start this spring by attending a free health fair at Medical Plaza 1 in Braselton on Saturday, March 22, from 8 a.m. to noon.  The fair will offer free health screenings and educational seminars provided by medical professionals.

The free screenings offered will include balance/falls risk, blood glucose (fasting preferred), blood pressure, carotid artery disease/stroke, varicose vein, lung function, sleep disorders, foot evaluations, peripheral arterial disease (pre-registration required, call 770-219-3840), hearing, musculoskeletal and BMI analysis. 

The lecture schedule, topics and speakers are as follows:

8:30 a.m. – Obesity Surgery: Not just about weight loss
Alex Nguyen, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Surgical Associates


8:30 a.m. – Breast Cancer: What every woman should know
Christina Saurel, MD
Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic


9 a.m. & 10 a.m. – The Tools of Cardiology: Come look behind the scenes
Elia Abboud, MD
Northeast Georgia Heart Center


9 a.m. – Trains, Planes and Veins: Prevention and treatment of leg pain
Anu Whisenhunt, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Vascular Center


9:30 a.m. – No Gout about It: Prevention and treatment options for gout
Sylvia Dold, MD
Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic


9:30 a.m. – Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton Update
Anthony Williamson, NGHS VP of Greater Braselton Development
Rudy Lonergan, Director of Facilities


10 a.m. – Sleepless in South Hall: How a sleep study can help you
Daniel Cobb, MD
The Sleep Disorder Center of NGMC


10 a.m. – The Thyroid: A Q&A Session with the Endocrinologists

Eniki Mack, MD, and Archana Swami, MD

Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic


10:30 a.m. – It’s all GERD: New treatment options for acid reflux disease
Casey Graybeal, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Surgical Associates


10:30 a.m. – Leaking Bladder Keeping You at Home?
Thomas Fassuliotis, MD
Gainesville Urology


11 a.m. – Finding the Fountain of Youth: Anti-aging/bioidentical hormone therapy
Amber French, DO
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Lakeside OB/GYN


11 a.m. – Constipation: Common causes and helpful measures
Scott Clark, MD
Gastroenterology Associates of Gainesville


11 a.m. – The Latest in Non-Surgical Spine Pain Therapy
P. Tennent Slack, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Interventional Pain Medicine


11:30 a.m. – Snap, Crackle, Pop: Treatment options for joint pain
Darrell Scales, MD, and Jerome Nichols, MD
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine


The health fair is open to the public.  A light continental breakfast and free giveaways will be provided.

Come tour Medical Plaza 1 and learn more about the services provided, while taking advantage of free screenings and educational lectures.  Medical Plaza 1 is located at 4875 Thompson Mill Road, Hoschton, Georgia, 30548, on the campus of the future Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton, scheduled to open in Spring 2015.

For more information, visit or call 770-219-3840.