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Urinary, Defecatory Disorders to Be the Focus of Seminar on March 15

Ventura, California, 02/23/2016

Innovations in management and treatment of urinary and defecatory disorders will be the focus of a free seminar that Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, March 15. This event is part of the 2016 CMHS Speakers Series.

Michelle Takase-Sanchez, M.D., who specializes in urogynecology, 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, 147 N. Brent St.

Poor bladder and bowel control is a health problem that can interfere with work, social activities or sexual and personal relationships. Dr. Takase-Sanchez will cover the various conditions that affect bladder and bowel health and will review available therapies and new innovations in treatment.

Dr. Takase-Sanchez completed an OB/GYN residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose and fellowship training in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Indiana University. She is a member of the American Urogynecologic Society and serves as a female health provider at Ventura County Obstetric and Gynecologic Medical Group, Santa Rosa Health Center and San Buenaventura Urology Center. She also is a member of the Community Memorial Hospital medical staff.

Registration is free but reservations are required. Visit or call Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800/838-3006.

Future Speaker Series events include: Ethics in Healthcare - Goodbye “Death Panels”: Hello Patient Choice on April 21 at the Ventura Museum in Ventura and the State of the Health System on May 5 at the Ventura Museum.