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FREE Seminar on Individualized Treatment for Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement"


(Napa, CA)  - As America ages, our joints, particularly knees and hips, begin to show some serious wear and tear.  Fortunately, Queen of the Valley Medical Center offers a wide range of innovative surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

On June 22nd, Queen of the Valley Medical Center will host a free seminar on the latest in joint care and joint replacement technologies. Orthopaedic surgeons Dr. John Diana and Dr. Michael Shifflett will discuss non-operative knee and hip care, state-of-the-art surgical treatments such as computer-assisted knee replacement and minimally invasive, anterior hip replacement approach. Other topics include the highly specialized rehabilitation techniques offered at the Queen for returning patients to regular activity.

"With over 30 years combined experience in advanced hip and knee treatment, Dr. Diana and Dr. Shifflett are among the region’s most skilled surgeons," says Jaime Peñaherrera, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Queen of the Valley Medical Center.  "Dr. Diana and Dr. Shifflett employ modern techniques and minimally invasive methods using advanced technology designed to get patients back to active mobility quickly and safely", says Peñaherrera.

Join us to learn how we can help you get back to doing what you want to do.

Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement:
Individualized Treatments Using Advanced Technologies
When:  June 22, 2010, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Silverado Resort, 1600 Atlas Peak Road, Napa, CA
To register, call 1877-QUEEN LINE (1-877-783-3654) today
Space is limited. Refreshments will be served.

About Queen of the Valley Medical Center
Queen of the Valley Medical Center is a 191-bed, acute-care facility founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. The Queen is the largest health care facility and one of the largest employers in Napa County. Services provided include: a Regional Heart Center, a Regional Orthopedic Center, a Regional Cancer Center approved with commendations by the American College of Surgeons, a Women’s Center, maternity and infant care, inpatient and outpatient minimally invasive surgery, occupational health, imaging center and full-service emergency department, and many other specialty services. Information about Queen of the Valley can be found at

Queen of the Valley Medical Center was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. Its mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange by continually improving the health and quality of life of people in the communities we serve.

For a free physician referral call 1-877-QUEEN LINE (1-877-783-3654) or visit

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