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Fifth Annual ‘Ladies Night Out’ Program Spotlights Women’s Health


Drs. Skylizard and Pardes
Monmouth Medical Center physicians Loki Skylizard, M.D., chief of thoracic surgery, and Jorge Pardes, M.D., director of breast imaging, prepare for their Ladies Night Out presentations on lung and breast health.

HAZLET, NJ --- More than 160 women recently came together at Cervino’s at the Holiday Inn Hazlet Hotel to take part in Ladies Night Out, a free women’s health event sponsored by the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center.

The event featured health information tables, health screenings and giveaways and a panel of women’s health experts who covered vital health issues. Topics and speakers included: breast health by Jorge Pardes, M.D., director of breast imaging; lung health by Loki Skylizard, M.D., chief of thoracic surgery, women’s heart health by cardiologist Delia Dobrescu, M.D.; and treatment options for urinary incontinence by urogynecologist Martin Michalewski, M.D. The program was moderated by Monmouth Medical Center’s Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Robert Graebe, M.D.

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a teaching affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation’s largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit

Date: May 31, 2013

Contact: Elizabeth Brennan

Categories: Press Releases,Women's Health