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Calendar of February 2020 health and wellness programs at Adventist Health Castle


Joint & Spine Center presentation: “Common Medical Problems of the Hand and Wrist”

Thurs., Feb. 6, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Cost: FREE
Presenter: Devin Ganesh, MD, orthopedic surgeon

This comprehensive review will highlight common ailments of the hand and wrist. Dr. Devin Ganesh will discuss how you can diagnose and begin initial treatment for problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, thumb arthritis and more.

To register, call 263-5220 or visit

In Sickness and In Health seminar: Lifestyle Changes for Heart Health

Thurs., Feb 13, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center

Cost: FREE

Presenter: Jamalah Munir, MD, FACC

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America and it can take years to develop. Learn what you can do to prevent heart disease and take charge of your health at this free seminar. Healthy refreshments will be served.

To register, call 263-5050 or visit

Joint & Spine Center presentation: “Neck and Back Pain and Minimally Invasive Surgical Options”

Thurs., Feb. 20, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center

Cost: FREE
Presenter: William Beringer, DO, neurological surgeon

Dr. Beringer will present on common spine disorders, including degenerative disc disease, disc herniation, spinal stenosis and spondylosis, and will discuss both non-surgical and surgical options to alleviate your neck or back pain. Learn about the latest in minimally invasive spine surgery, as well as artificial disc replacement.

To register, call 263-5220 or visit

Weight Loss Surgery

Sat., Feb. 29, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center

Cost: FREE
Presenter: Steven Fowler, MD, bariatric surgeon

Come learn about Castle's Hawaii Center for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program presented by bariatric surgeon Steven Fowler, M.D., and other members of the team including, a dietitian, nurse coordinator, and fitness and wellness specialist. This presentation would be particularly useful to individuals considering surgery for weight loss and metabolic disease such as diabetes.

To register, call 263-5176 or visit

Eat Well for Life cooking demonstration: Italian Date-night Dinner

Thurs., Feb. 27, 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.

Adventist Health Castle Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center Auditorium

Cost: $12/person; non-refundable

Presenter: Nina Pullella, plant-based chef, Nina Cucina Health

Food is love made edible, so come learn how to cook a special meal for yourself and your loved ones with these whole food, plant-based versions of Italian classics! Learn how to make Stuffed Eggplant Parmigiana and Bruschetta, including recipes for a fresh roasted plum tomato sauce, creamy cashew mozzarella and crumbly walnut parm!

All classes are vegan and are demonstration-style. Generous samples and written recipes are provided. This is a group food demonstration and food allergies are not accommodated.

Class seating is limited, and registration closes one week prior to event. To register, call 263-5050. For more information, visit


Relax and Rejuvenate with Licensed Therapeutic Massage

Adventist Health Castle locations in Kailua and Kaneohe

Standard rate: $1 per minute; $68 for 75 minutes

Massage therapy is an effective stress management tool that provides your body with the relaxation it needs to stay strong and healthy. Adventist Health Castle offers licensed massage therapist services in a relaxed setting. Gift cards available, too.

For appointments, call 263-5050.