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Cosmetic Surgery to Be Focus of CMHS Seminar on March 10

Ventura, California, 03/03/2015

Cosmetic surgery in 2015 – “What’s Real and What’s Only Reality Television” – will be the focus of a free seminar at Community Memorial Health System on Tuesday, March 10.

Samuel Bern, M.D., who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery, 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 N. Brent St.

Dr. Bern will review the latest in plastic surgery, from Botox to face transplants, and offer his opinions on what procedures are safe and effective and what is only Hollywood hype. Dr. Bern also will discuss who is a good candidate for cosmetic surgery and what the future holds for the field. He also will be available to answer questions.

Dr. Bern received his medical degree from Yale University and trained in general surgery at Harvard University and plastic surgery at UCLA. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Bern has 24 years of experience in plastic surgery and has been an active member of the Community Memorial Hospital staff since 1992.

Registration is free but reservations are required. Please visit or call Brown Paper Ticket at 1-800/838-3006.

Future scheduled educational seminars include: Ethics in Healthcare – What Doctors Feel: Extraordinary Physician Stories on March 25 and Is Death Ever the Best Treatment? April 16 at Ventura County Museum, Neurological Diseases of Aging on April 21 in Oxnard; and Update on Management of Brain Tumors on May 12; and Skin Cancer on June 16 at CMH.