DocTalks

DocTalks is a series of community health lectures featuring leading physicians and researchers at St. Joseph’s Health Care London. Learn from the experts how St. Joseph’s is tackling the pressing health issues of our time and why it matters to you and your family.

Attendance is free but advance registration is required. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

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Ken Faber
Dr. Ken Faber

When Shoulder Pain Won't Go Away

Nov 25, 2020
Dr. Kenneth Faber is an orthopaedic surgeon at St. Joseph’s Roth|McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre. He will discuss common causes of shoulder pain as well as various treatment options for injuries, including non-operative therapy and when surgery should be considered. Register Now
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Dr. Collin Clarke
Dr. Collin Clarke

The New era of Chronic Pain Management

Jul 22, 2020
Dr. Collin Clarke is an anesthetist at St. Joseph’s Hospital and an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine. He will provide a historical overview of opioid prescription use and discuss established as well as emerging alterative medications and interventions for pain management, including the evolving field of cannabis. Register Now
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Dr. Viraj Mehta
Dr. Viraj Mehta

The Connection Between Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues

May 27, 2020
Dr. Viraj Mehta is a psychiatrist and the site chief of St. Joseph’s Mental Health Care Program. He will explain why addictions are not separate from a mental illness but are most often a part of it, and share why it’s important to treat both the addiction and mental illness simultaneously. Register Now
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Dr. Tom Sheidow inside his office
Dr. Tom Sheidow

Preventing Diabetic Blindness

Mar 11, 2020
Dr. Thomas Sheidow is an ophthalmologist and surgeon at St. Joseph’s Ivey Eye Institute as well as an associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine. He will discuss the risks of eye disease as well as prevention strategies and current treatment options for individuals living with Diabetes. Register Now
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Dr. Janet Pope wearing a lab coat and sitting in front of a window
Dr. Janet Pope

What you Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis

Feb 04, 2020
Dr. Janet Pope is the head of Rheumatology at St. Joseph’s Hospital and a professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine. She will provide insight into how Rheumatoid Arthritis affects the body and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment. Register Now
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Dr. Rookaya Mather
Dr. Rookaya Mather

Let's talk about dry eye

Nov 13, 2019
Dr. Mather is an ophthalmologist at St. Joseph’s Ivey Eye Institute and an associate professor at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. In this video she reviews the current understanding of Dry Eye Disease and how the condition can be managed effectively.
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