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Dr. Anastasios Papadonikolakis
Dr. Anastasios Papadonikolakis
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LUMBERTON — Dr. Anastasios Papadonikolakis, orthopedic durgeon at Southeastern Health’s Orthopedic clinic, published an article titled “Metal-Backed Glenoid Components Have a Higher Rate of Failure and Fail by Different Modes in Comparison with All-Polyethylene Component” in the June 18 issue of “The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.”


“The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery” is considered the official journal of the American Orthopedic Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.


The article was co-written with Dr. Frederick A. Matsen III.


Papadonikolakis completed residency training in orthopedic surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem in 2010. For information or to schedule an appointment, call (910) 738-1065.


Blood drive


on Aug. 20


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Regional Medical Center will host an American Red Cross blood drive in the Assembly Room at the medical center from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 20


Anyone who would like to donate blood must bring a valid ID, be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call Beth Ivey at 910-671-5093.


Laughter Yoga


on Wednesday


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center will host a Laughter Yoga session on Aug. 13 at 8:30 a.m. at CHEC in Biggs Park Mall. For information, call 910-671-9393.


Weight loss seminars


on Aug. 19 and Aug. 20


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Weight Loss Center, an affiliate of Southeastern Health, offers options for weight loss success.


Dr. Barry Williamson, of Southeastern Surgical Center, will host a seminar on LAP-BANDTM on Aug. 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Southeastern Weight Loss Center, located within the Southeastern Health Mall on the campus of Biggs Park Mall.


Dr. Eric Velazquez, Southeastern Surgical Center-Health Mall, will host a seminar on a variety of weight loss surgery options, including adjustable gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on Aug. 20 at the weight loss center from 6 to 7 p.m.


Registration is required by calling 910-608-0307.


Life Line Screenings,


Aug. 22 and Aug. 26


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health is sponsoring Life Line Screenings in order to help local residents identify their risk of stroke, vascular disease and osteoporosis before the catastrophic effects of these conditions occur.


The events are open to local residents. The next screens will be held Aug. 22 at Massey Hill Recreation Center, located on 1612 Camden Road in Fayetteville and Aug. 26 at Hyde Park Baptist Church, located on 301 Roberts Avenue in Lumberton. All screens begin at 9 a.m. A special wellness package is available for $149. To pre-register for a screening, contact Life Line Screening at 1-800-690-0295.


CDL physical info


session on Aug. 27


LUMBERTON — Southeastern Occupational Health W.O.R.K.S. nurse practitioners Annette Melvin and Brooke Grooms will present “CDL Physicals: What your drivers need to know” during a seminar on new regulations for DOT physicals on Aug. 27 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the BB&T Room at Robeson Community College.


Registration is required by emailing Maureen Metzger at metzge01@srmc.org. For information, call 910-272-9675.


Breakfast at


Biggs Park Mall


LUMBERTON — Learn about the SilverSneakers fitness program for older adults on Aug. 19 at 8 a.m. in the retail space beside J.C. Penny at Biggs Park Mall.


Daniel Perdue of Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation will share information about who can enroll and how to enroll for this program, sponsored by Healthways, which offers fitness center memberships at no out-of-pocket cost. The event is sponsored by Biggs Park Mall and Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center. For information, call 910-671-9393.

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