OU Physicians expands at new Edmond clinic
To provide additional health care services to Edmond residents, OU Physicians is expanding and consolidating its services at a new clinic location in Edmond. The new OU Physicians Edmond will open its doors Dec. 3 in the Fountain Lake business complex at 14101 N. Eastern, one block north of Memorial Drive.
The new OU Physicians Edmond Clinic will offer urology and primary care services initially, but will ultimately add cardiology and other health services.
Dr. Ashley Bowen, a urologist, and Dr. Barry Mitchell, a family medicine physician, will be the first to move into the new Fountain Lake location on Dec. 3. Additional OU Physicians primary care services, now located at Kelley Pointe in Edmond, and cardiology will move to the new clinic near the first of the year.
Patients interested in scheduling an appointment with Dr. Mitchell may call 340-1621. For an appointment with Dr. Bowen, cal 340-1279.
Balancing life stress during the holiday season
Learn how to cope with major stressors and start enjoying the non-stressful details of your life during the holiday season. To make the most of all occasions in your life, join Integris Family Care Memorial West family medicine physician Charlotte Coyner, M.D., to learn de-stressing techniques to manage and cope with what stresses you. Come enjoy the presentation and free chair massages and hot cocoa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Integris Cancer Institute of Oklahoma, 5911 W. Memorial Rd. Join us for a tour of the Integris Cancer Institute of Oklahoma and the ProCure Proton Therapy Center.
For more information or reservations, call the Integris HealthLine at 951-2277.
Pancreatic cancer awareness walk set for Saturday
To increase awareness of pancreatic cancer in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Pancreatic Cancer Support Groups will sponsor the Eighth Annual Garden Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Hope & Awareness, Saturday, Dec. 1.
The walk will take place through the gardens of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. This year’s program will include a Purple Pancake Breakfast that will kick off the event at 9 a.m. Purple is the designated color that represents pancreatic cancer awareness. Presentations will begin at 10 a.m. at the David L. Boren Student Union, 1106 N. Stonewall Ave. There is no charge to the public to attend the Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Garden Walk and anyone is welcome to participate.
For more information, contact April Sandefer at april-sandefer@
OU Physicians expands at new Edmond clinic
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