Dr. Asim Merchant, MD will participate in the Peconic Bay Medical Center’s “Ask the Medical Expert” Speaker Series this Wednesday. Dr. Merchant is a Board-Certified Primary Care and Sports Medicine physician with Advanced Orthopedics who specializes in the management of non-operative orthopedic injuries for all ages. He will discuss "Concussions: What You Need to Know” on Wednesday, October 2 at 6 p.m. at The Gertrude and Louis Feil Campus for Ambulatory Care, 496 Route 111 (Exit 70, LIE), Manorville, NY.
Dr. Merchant's passion for helping student athletes recover from injuries has led him to establish the concussion management program at Advanced Orthopedics, which returns athletes back to safe play as soon as possible. Dr. Merchant will share a wealth of knowledge about Concussion Management and Sports Medicine and will provide information on prevention and treatment of concussions. Bring your questions for this interactive program. It is a chance to gain valuable knowledge about this timely subject.
The program is free to the community, however seating is limited and reservations are required. For information and reservations, call 631.367.4371.
About Peconic Bay Medical Center and PBMC Health
PBMC Health is a comprehensive continuum of care focused on serving the full range of health and wellness needs of people of Suffolk County. The continuum includes Peconic Bay Medical Center, located in Riverhead; Peconic Bay Home Health Services, serving all of Suffolk County; Peconic Bay Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation, located in Riverhead; Peconic Bay Outpatient Physical Therapy, located in Riverhead; Peconic Bay Primary & Family Care Practices, with offices in Mattituck, Hampton Bays, Center Moriches, Riverhead and Westhampton Beach; and the Campus for Advanced Ambulatory and Preventive Care in Manorville.
Peconic Bay Medical Center is a non-profit medical facility committed to providing exceptional care and improving the health of the communities it serves. Peconic Bay Medical Center offers wide ranging, full-scope services and programs along with state-of-the-art technology. The award-winning Kanas Center for Advanced Surgery is home to the da Vinci Surgical Robotics Program. PBMC is also a designated Stroke Center, a Bariatric Center of Excellence and recipient of the prestigious Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Total Joint Replacement for Hip and Knee. As a major clinical campus for the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, PBMC hosts graduate medical education programs in Family Medicine and Traditional Internship. Peconic Bay Medical Center is a member of the East End Health Alliance and affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.