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November Lunch & Learn Speaker

HICKSVILLE, OH— Michael Arata, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and spine surgery, will discuss “Spinal Problems in Adults and Adolescents” on Wednesday, November 28, at 11:00 a.m. in Community Rooms 1 and 2 at Community Memorial Hospital (CMH), 208 N. Columbus St., Hicksville, Ohio.

This lunch and learn educational session is geared towards senior citizens, but anyone is welcome to attend. There is no charge to attend this event, and a complimentary brunch is provided by the hospital. A nurse will also be on hand to take and record blood pressure measurements. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Lori at 419-542-5560.

Dr. Arata, an orthopedic surgeon with Fort Wayne Orthopedics (FWO), has specialized in hip and spine surgery for over 31 years. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in spine surgery. He sees patients at CMH as part of the Musculoskeletal Institute of Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville (OH).

The specialty physicians at the Musculoskeletal Institute of Community Memorial Hospital offer a wide range of surgical and non-surgical treatments for muscle, nerve, and joint pain. The Institute currently includes the following specialties: orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, podiatry, chiropractic, psychology, and neurosurgery. Clinic locations include Hicksville, Van Wert, Paulding, and Ft. Wayne (IN).

Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital located in Hicksville, Ohio. For more than 50 years, CMH has been serving the citizens of Northwest Ohio and adjoining Indiana communities. CMH offers inpatient and outpatient services, 24-hour emergency care, obstetrics, comprehensive rehabilitation and wellness programs, and the region’s only open high field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Community Memorial Hospital is an independent affiliate of the Lutheran Health Network. For more information on Community Memorial Hospital and its physicians visit or call 419-542-6692.

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