Ochsner Dispels Myths and Reveals Facts about Heart Disease

Added on Apr 20, 2008 | Filed Under:

NEW ORLEANS - The risk of coronary heart disease can be reduced by taking steps to prevent and control risk factors that could lead to a heart attack. On Tuesday, April 29, Cardiologist Dr. Mark Grise will address the myths and facts of heart disease at an Ochsner Hello Health Seminar. The seminar will be held at Andrea's Restaurant, 3100 19th Street, Metairie, LA 70002 at 6:00 p.m.

Dr. Grise is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine. To register, call 1-866-OCHSNER (1-866-624-7637). There is a $15.00 registration fee and dinner is included.

Ochsner Health System (www.ochsner.org) is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education.  The system includes seven hospitals and over 35 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana.  Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and 450 clinical research trials annually.  Ochsner was ranked one of the "Best Places to Work" by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years.  Ochsner was ranked as "Best" Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in July 2007.  Ochsner has over 10,000 employees system-wide.

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