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Published on April 24, 2013

Nazareth Hospital Hosts Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Richard Mandel, MD, speaks on sports injury prevention

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (April 24, 2013): On April 16, Nazareth Hospital hosted the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GNPCC) at a breakfast meeting, where orthopedic surgeon Richard Mandel, MD, of Mercy Orthopedics, talked about sports injury prevention.  About two dozen business and community leaders attended the breakfast.

Dr. Mandel was introduced by Werner Freymann, Jr., Mercy Health System’s Orthopedic Service Line Administrator, who did a short presentation on the depth and breadth of Nazareth Hospital’s orthopedic care continuum from diagnosis to conservative treatment, from surgery to acute rehab and outpatient rehabilitation.

GNPCC President Al Taubenberger, and Nazareth Hospital’s Executive Director Nancy Cherone, FACHE, kicked off the event. Mr. Taubenberger presented Ms. Cherone with a certificate of recognition for Nazareth’s ongoing partnership with the Chamber.

Nazareth Hospital offers a wide range of surgical services performed by a knowledgeable and experienced team of physicians. In addition to nationally certified joint replacement, Nazareth also offers colon and rectal surgery, endoscopy, gynecologic surgery, ophthalmologic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, otolaryngology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, podiatric surgery, urology, and vascular and endovascular surgery.

Nazareth Hospital was recently named a Blue Center of Distinction for Knee and Hip Replacement by Independence Blue Cross for the second time.

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Nazareth Hospital
2601 Holme Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19152

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