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Neuroscience Community Lectures

Join us for these free lectures hosted by Holy Cross Hospital neuroscience physicians to learn about a variety of neurological conditions and the latest prevention and treatment options. All lectures will take place at the Holy Cross Hospital Professional and Community Education Center at 1500 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910. 

Kyphoplasty for the Management of Acute Spinal Compression Fractures
April 29, 6- 8 p.m.
Dr. Anil Narang, neuroradiologist, will discuss a minimally invasive treatment of spinal compression fractures that can reduce pain and improve function and quality of life.
Register for this lecture.

Parkinson’s Disease Treatments: Medical and Surgical Therapies
April 29, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Zachary Levine, MD, medical director, neurosurgery, and Anne Constantino, MD, movement disorders specialist, will present an overview of Parkinson’s disease, including the current pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic and surgical treatment.
Register for this lecture.

Stroke Prevention
May 28, 6- 8 p.m.
Dr. Shahid Rafiq, medical director, Neurology and Stroke, will discuss changes you can make now to prevent a stroke from occurring in the future.
Register for this lecture.

What is Epilepsy? How Does it Affect You?
June 25, 6- 8 p.m.
Dr. Gregory Mathews, epileptologist and medical director, EEG, will describe the types of epilepsy and available treatment options.
Register for this lecture.

Alzheimer’s and PET Scan: What Can They Tell You?
July 23, 6- 8 p.m.
Anil Narang, DO, will discuss new advances in imaging of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia with an emphasis on PET imaging.
Register for this lecture.

Management of Brain Tumors with Stereotactic Radiation
September 27, 6- 8 p.m.
Daniel Clarke, MD, radiation oncology, will discuss stereotactic radiosurgery, a precise way to deliver high doses of radiation to treat select benign and malignant brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia and AV malformations.
Register for this lecture.

General Movement Disorders
October 22, 6- 8 p.m.
Ann Constantino, MD, neurology, will provide an introduction to the more common hyperkinetic or hypokinetic movement disorders.
Register for this lecture.

Deep Brain Stimulation
November 19, 6- 8 p.m.
Zachary Levine, MD, medical director, neurosurgery, will discuss surgical treatment for Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.
Register for this lecture.

Neck Pain and Disease of the Neck/Cervical Spine
December 17, 6- 8 p.m.
Amin Amini, MD, neurosurgery, will speak on the most common diseases of the neck (cervical spine), including arthritis and disc herniation, and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
Register for this lecture


For more information about Holy Cross Hospital's Neurosciences services, please fill out our brief contact form, email or call 301-754-8266.

To find a physician or make an appointment, search the physician directory or call 301-754-8800.

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