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Russian Medical Program at Monmouth Medical Center to Present Panel Discussion on Joint and Spine Pain


Yelena Sloush, Russian Medical Program manager, and Tatiana Pidgainy, program coordinator

From left, Yelena Sloush, Russian Medical Program manager, and Tatiana Pidgainy, program coordinator.

Long Branch, NJ, September 19, 2017 – The Russian Medical Program at Monmouth Medical Center will host a Joint and Spine Pain Seminar on Tuesday, October 10 to showcase physician experts who will discuss the latest treatment options for back, knee and hip pain.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel at 700 Hope Road in Tinton Falls, the free event will feature a panel of Monmouth Medical Center experts from Monmouth Medical Center’s Joint and Spine Center including joint replacement surgeon Arthur Mark, M.D., pain management specialist Charles Daknis, M.D., and spine surgeon Praveen Yalamanchili, M.D. Russian interpretation will be provided.

There are about 70,000 Russian/Ukrainian speaking population residing in Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean counties. Based on the need, assessment and request through the community, the Russian Medical Program (RMP) at Monmouth Medical Center has served more than 3,000 patients in these communities since the program’s inception in 2014. It is the only program of its kind in New Jersey that provides patient-centered, family-oriented and culturally sensitive health care services.

The program, which includes a complimentary light dinner and beverages, giveaways and door prizes, is free, but space is limited. Registration is required before September 29 by calling the Russian Medical Program Hotline at 732-923-7576 or emailing

About Monmouth Medical Center Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, along with The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers. 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. Monmouth Medical Center is the only hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties to consistently receive an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit organization of employer purchasers of health care and the nation’s leading experts on patient safety. It is one of eight New Jersey hospitals to receive a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the highest hospital rating in the state.

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