Mercy Health - West Hospital to Host Benefit Concert November 8

CINCINNATI; October 29, 2015) – Manisha Patel, MD, may be Medical Director of cardiothoracic surgery at West Hospital, but surgery isn’t her only passion. The board-certified surgeon and talented pianist is collaborating with Willis Music to bring medical and musical communities together to benefit the Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation at a special concert named Music’s Medicinal Magic.

The concert takes place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 8 in the auditorium at Mercy Health – West Hospital, which is located at 3300 Mercy Health Blvd., Cincinnati, 45211. Radio personality and former 700WLW morning host Jim Scott will serve as master of ceremonies.

Music’s Medicinal Magic will feature local physicians and staff as performing artists. They will have the chance to play the legendary nine-foot Steinway & Sons Concert Grand piano, which will be available courtesy of Willis Music Co.

Single tickets are available for $10 and family tickets are $25. You can purchase tickets at the door or online at

Proceeds from the event go to the Cincinnati-based Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation, the legacy of Andy Caress, who passed away in 2010 after a 22-month battle against melanoma. In Andy’s memory, the foundation promotes awareness, prevention and cure of the deadly disease.