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 April.

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 heart and thoracic surgeon Mohi Mitiek, MD, who practices from Mercy Health – Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons, Rookwood and Mercy Health – Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons, Anderson, leads the Thursday, April 12 walk from 9-10 a.m. and will discuss health topics related to his area of expertise.

Mercy Health Physician and internal medicine provider Eithan Orlev-Shitrit, MD, who practices from Mercy Health – Kenwood Internal Medicine, leads the Thursday, April 26 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss natural diet components that help prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and inflammation.

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 is a cheerful gathering of doctors and the community they serve,” said Pat-Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEP of The Jewish Hospital. “We hope you’ll join us to experience these health-centered talks and walks!” 
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 live streams 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.