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2012 Press Releases
New Community Room at BayCare Outpatient Center Offers Health Seminars and Screenings

TAMPA, Fla., (February 13, 2012) -- The BayCare Outpatient Center has recently added a new community room to host physician health seminars, wellness screenings and educational programs to make it more convenient for residents in the Westchase area to make their health a priority. 

Located at 12780 Race Track Rd., the BayCare Outpatient Center offers a wide range of services that provide primary and specialty care for infants to elderly patients. The multi-million-dollar, 52,000-square-foot outpatient center first opened in 2009 and includes lab services, a sleep disorders center, outpatient rehabilitation and physicians specializing in orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, sleep disorders and urology. It also offers comprehensive imaging services including digital mammography and x-rays, a high-field open MRI, multi-slice CT, upgraded bone density studies, and 4-D ultrasound.

“The opening of this new community room enables area residents to easily attend health seminars and conveniently participate in screenings that will benefit their health or the health of their loved ones,” said Lou Galdieri, Mease Countryside Hospital chief operating officer. “We are excited to offer this resource to our community and encourage everyone to take advantage of the seminars and screenings that are offered.”

The recently added community room will offer a variety of health-related seminars and screenings throughout the year. Some upcoming seminars include:

Transform Your Life: Weight Loss Surgery

Tuesday, February 28, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, March 27, 6 p.m.

Lee Grossbard, MD, will speak on adjustable gastric band as weight loss surgery option.

For a listing of monthly events at BayCare Outpatient Center, visit:

Tenants of BayCare Outpatient Center are BayCare Imaging Center, BayCare Laboratories, Morton Plant Mease Sleep Disorders Center, Florida Sports Orthopaedic & Spine Medicine, North Pinellas Children’s Medical Center, West Florida Urology, and Healthpoint Management Services.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need.  

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at