Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s medical experts will present an orthopaedic lecture series in September and October, to be held at the Newton-Wellesley Ambulatory Care Center, 159 Wells Ave. Newton.

Join us as we address an array of orthopaedic issues, including injury prevention, treatment for low back pain, minimally invasive surgical procedures and more. Each lecture is followed by a Q&A session. Refreshments will be served and parking is FREE!

Tues. Sept. 20, 6:30-8:00pm – Treatment for Low Back Pain

NWH Spine Center Staff:

Dr. Lou Jenis – multidisciplinary care

Dr. Alec Meleger– causes, treatments, and prevention of acute and chronic low back pain

Dr. Jessica Aidlen – minimally invasive surgical options

Dr. Antje Barreveld—radiofrequency ablation and other interventions for chronic pain

Dr. Dana Kotler and Dr. Joanne Borg-Stein– pilates, regenerative biologic injections and other approaches

Physical Therapy Staff — importance of education, movement and functionally oriented approach


Tues. Oct. 18, 6:30-8:00pm – Joint Health: Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement

Dr. Hany Bedair, Medical Director, Newton-Wellesley Hospital Kaplan Joint Center

This lecture will discuss recent developments in joint replacement surgery to increase mobility, minimize pain, and provide a quicker recovery and return to a more active lifestyle.


Tues. Nov 15, 6:30-8:00pm – Sports Injury in Athletes

Dr. Robert Nascimento, Assistant Chief, Sports Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

This lecture will discuss types and causes of common sports injuries, treatment options, and injury prevention associated with athletes and physically active individuals.


For more information, visit or call 617.243.6383.