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Kiska Workman
Director, Marketing and Communications
MEDIA: 713-442-5332
3/24/2009
PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release

Foot Health: What Women Really Want to Know

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic expert to discuss ways to keep feet healthy in Webinar
 
WHAT:
Does wearing high heels cause permanent damage to your feet? What could using nail polish on your toes do to your nail beds? During her April 3 webinar, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Esther Jonas, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, will discuss ways to keep your feet in shape and how to protect them from long-term damage.

Guests are also invited to listen and e-mail their questions to the presenter.  Dr. Jonas will answer questions following her presentation.
 
WHEN
Friday, April 3
12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
The presentation will run 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. and will be followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session.

WHO
:
Anyone who suffers from foot pain or is interested in preventing damage.
 
HOW:
To register for the online event, ClickHere.
 
WHY:
Because of the shoes they wear, women are more susceptible to feet problems than men.Studies show that 75 percent of Americans experience foot problems at some point in their lives.Women have about 90 percent of the 795,000 annual surgeries for bunions, hammertoes, neuromas and bunionettes.
Can't make this webinar? Visit our webinar archive after the event date to listen to previous Webinars and for information about upcoming webinars.

Mark your calendar! The next webinar is scheduled for Friday, May 1 in which Kelsey-Seybold Clinic's Tricia Elliot, M.D. will discuss women's health. 

About Dr. Esther Jonas
Dr. Jonas is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. She came to Kelsey-Seybold in 1999 and works primarily at the Clinic's Ambulatory Surgery Center. She attended the New York College of Podiatry, completing her residency in 1982.  Dr. Jonas is a member of the Harris County Podiatry Society, Texas Podiatric Medical Association and the American Podiatric Medical Association.

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 450 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 24​​ locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 55 medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 16 onsite Kelsey pharmacies, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for three consecutive years and is the only 5-out-of-5-star rated plan in Texas.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and a Level 3 (highest) Patient-Centered Medical Home. Kelsey-Seybold has many physicians in the Greater Houston area certified for excellence in diabetes and heart and stroke care by the NCQA. In addition to these recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center, and Endoscopy Center.