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

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 March.


The popular walks take place every other Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the mall. The mall 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 internal medicine provider Seema Abbasi, MD, who practices from Oakley Primary Care, leads the Thursday, March 8 walk from 9-10 a.m. She will discuss obesity.


Orthopedic surgeon and Cincinnati Bengals Head Team Physician Marc Galloway, MD, who practices from Mercy Health - Orthopedics and Spine, Mason and Mercy Health - Cincinnati Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Center, Crestview, leads the Thursday, March 22 walk from 8-9 a.m. (please note earlier start time). Dr. Galloway’s topic is what to expect after knee replacement surgery.


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 builds bonds between doctors and patients,” said Pat Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEP of The Jewish Hospital. “We hope you’ll join the conversation and enjoy a stroll through Kenwood Mall!”


Mercy Health - Cincinnati will announce future walks and details will also be available at the Walk with a Doc website, 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.