Local Orthopaedic Surgeon to Provide Free Foot Exams to the Less Fortunate at Annual Thanksgiving Event

(CINCINNATI; November 21, 2014) - Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its network of care, announces that Sameh Arebi, MD, a member of Mercy Health’s Dream Team of orthopaedic specialists, will provide free foot exams to homeless men and women as part of the annual Soles 4 Souls event in Cincinnati.

This is the seventh year in a row that Dr. Arebi has provided the service. Dr. Arebi is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle conditions and practices from Mercy Health – West Orthopaedic and Spine, located in the Medical Office building on the West Hospital campus at 3301 Mercy Health Boulevard, Suite 450, Cincinnati 45211.

He will perform the foot exams at City Gospel Mission, located at 1419 Elm Street in downtown Cincinnati, beginning at 3 p.m. on Monday, November 24.

“Mercy Health’s mission is to improve the health of our community with a special emphasis on the poor and underserved,” said Dr. Arebi. “This event allows me to use my skills to help others, give back during the season of thanks and fulfill our mission.”

A team effort, the Our Hearts to Your Soles organization partners with both Soles4Souls and the Red Wing Shoe Company and works with local homeless shelters and orthopaedic surgeons and their medical teams to assist the less fortunate by giving them footwear, food and free foot examinations. To-date, Our Hearts to Your Soles has helped over 24,000 people in the low-income and homeless communities across the United States.