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Published on July 11, 2017

Thank You for Your Community Support

We appreciate the support from the following physicians who participated in our community events.

Ashley Gemmell, DOAshley E. Gemmell, DO

Dr. Gemmell, Meritas Health Briarcliff, participated in the Kids Safety Fair in June at Zona Rosa.

Michael J. Justice, DOMichael J. Justice, DO

Dr. Justice, Orthopedic Surgeons Inc., presented Ouch! Bounce Back From Common Knee Injuries, a May Lunch and Learn. He shared his insights on injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

Ancy Maruthanal, MDAncy Maruthanal, MD

Dr. Maruthanal, Meritas Health North Kansas City and Club W’s medical director, presented the May Club W event, Live Healthy: Move Forward in Your 50s. She discussed menopause, colon health and how one’s metabolism may change.

Gregory Schnell, MDGregory A. Schnell, MD

Dr. Schnell, Gastrointestinal Associated Specialists, presented GERD: Help Is Here, a June Lunch and Learn. He discussed simple diet changes, medicines and surgery options for the prevention and treatment of GERD.

Steven K. Starr, MDSteven K. Starr, MD, FACC

Dr. Starr, Meritas Health Cardiology, presented High Blood Pressure: A Silent Killer, a May Cardiac Speaker Series event. He discussed the importance of regular blood pressure checks and ways individuals can lower their risks of developing heart-related problems.