The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in January

Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital continues its free Walk with a Doc program at Kenwood Towne Center with two sessions in January.

 

The popular walks take place every other Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the mall, which is located at 7875 Montgomery Road. Walkers will meet at The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc booth located in front of Anthropologie near Nordstrom’s inside entrance. New walkers get a free t-shirt and a pedometer to log their steps.

 

Mercy Health Physician and bariatric surgeon Yasir Khan, DO, who practices from Mercy Health – Weight Management Solutions locations in Kenwood and Fairfield, leads the Thursday, January 12 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss medical and surgical management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).

 

Mercy Health Physician and family medicine provider Alexander Bingcang, DO, who practices from Mercy Health – Blue Ash Family Medicine, leads the Thursday, January 26 walk from 9-10 a.m. His talk will focus on high blood pressure.

 

Led by a variety of physicians and other health professionals representing a wide array of health, wellness and fitness-related expertise, the walks start with a brief and informative talk on the doctor’s area of specialty before walking.

 

The program is free and does not require pre-registration.

 

“The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc series continues to attract a growing number of men and women who tell us that they enjoy the opportunity to interact with healthcare professionals, learn something new, meet new people and exercise in the comfort of the mall,” said Pat Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEO of The Jewish Hospital. “We hope you’ll join us!”

 

Mercy Health - Cincinnati will announce future walks and details will also be available at the Walk with a Doc website, www.walkwithadoc.org. If you miss a walk, Mercy Health - Cincinnati is live streaming the walks on its Facebook pages (search for “Mercy Health – Cincinnati”), with the videos also available to watch any time at your convenience.

 

Walk with a Doc is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

 

Walk with a Doc is a non-profit organization that encourages healthy physical activity in people of all ages to reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country. To learn more, go to www.walkwithadoc.org.