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CMHS Seminar on March 1 to Focus on Balloon Sinuplasty

Ventura, California, 02/01/2011

Balloon Sinuplasty, a new minimally-invasive surgical option for chronic sinus sufferers, will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, March 1.

Edgar Lueg, M.D., Ventura County’s most experienced Balloon Sinuplasty surgeon, will lead the discussion during the seminar to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital, located at 147 Brent St.

Dr. Lueg, of Ear Nose Throat & Sinus Specialists of Ventura, will discuss the technology and advantages of this new, quicker and safer non-cutting surgery that results in less bleeding for patients with chronic sinusitis.

Dr. Lueg earned his medical degree from the University of Toronto in Canada and received advanced fellowship training in New York City. He is board-certified in Otolaryngology and has performed hundreds of balloon Sinuplasties. Dr. Lueg is an active member of the Community Memorial Hospital medical staff.

Admission is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. Call 805/652-5436, or go to

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and nine family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health.  The health system is located in Ventura County, California.