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2013 Press Releases
Morton Plant North Bay Hospital Invites The Community To Health Seminars

New Port Richey, Fla., (February 12, 2013) – Morton Plant North Bay Hospital will host two health seminars in March focusing on stomach diseases, colon cancer and women’s heart health. The community is invited to attend the free health seminars held at the Bekesh Education and Conference Center at Morton Plant North Bay Hospital, located at 6600 Madison St., New Port Richey.

Stomach and Colon Health

Wednesday, March 13

10 a.m.

Join gastroenterologist Dilip Ghanekar, MD, to learn more about diseases of the stomach, types of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and how to treat it. Also, learn more about the prevention of colon cancer and the latest screenings and the importance of a colonoscopy.

Women and Heart Disease

Monday, March 25


Join interventional cardiologist Christos Pitarys, MD, and family medicine physician, Christina Stamoolis, MD, to learn more about heart disease for women in an open discussion setting. Learn more about how to reduce risk factors and the signs and symptoms for heart disease. A heart healthy lunch will be served at this event made possible by a grant from the Daughters of Penelope through the Morton Plant Mease Foundation.

To pre-register for a health seminar, call (727) 953-6877, or visit:

About Morton Plant North Bay Hospital

Established in 1965, Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is a 154-bed facility committed to improving the health of everyone it serves. Morton Plant North Bay is awarded Magnet Designation for the second time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the most prestigious national recognition of excellence in nursing care. Morton Plant North Bay has also received the Gold Seal of ApprovalTM for Primary Stroke Care from the Joint Commission. Morton Plant North Bay Hospital is located at 6600 Madison Street, New Port Richey, Fla.

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