St Petersburg, FL - St. Petersburg General Hospital is a community resource for healthcare and education. The following are the Support Groups, Classes and Community Seminars being offered in the month of January. You can register for any class by calling (888) 741-5122.

1/23: Gallbladder Treatment and Surgery
Matthew Couch, MD
Robotic Surgeon
2:30 pm
Gulfport Senior Center, 5501 27th Ave S, Gulfport, FL 33707

Treatment for gallbladder disease may include lifestyle changes and medication. If your symptoms get worse, your doctor may recommend surgery to remove your gallbladder. Learn about how robotic-assisted surgery may help you.

1/25: Happy Feet! Your Guide to Foot and Ankle Care
Brendon Zelna, DPM
1:00 pm
Sunshine Center, 330 5th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Many people deal with foot and ankle problems every day. Join Dr. Brendon Zelna as he explains the symptoms and treatments of various foot and ankle ailments that could be bothering you.

1/26: Alzheimer’s and Dementia
David Levine, MD
Geriatric Specialist
10:30 am
Westminster Suncoast, 1095 Pinellas Point Dr S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Listen as Dr. Levine focuses on diagnosis and treatment of memory disorders.

1/28: Prepared Childbirth Class

10 am
St. Petersburg General Hospital Auditorium 6500 38th Ave N St. Petersburg, FL 33710

This course covers the latest techniques to prepare you for your childbirth experience. Your instructor is a Lamaze certified RN, ICEA Certified and prepared with labor and delivery experience! This class content includes labor and delivery, relaxation and breathing, pain management, coping with unexpected events, and the immediate post-partum period. Wear comfortable clothes for floor exercises. Please avoid dresses and skirts.

1/31: A Solution to Urinary Incontinence
Meena Jain, MD
Grand Villas Pinellas Park 8980 49th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33782

Are you planning your trips around where the nearest bathroom is? Urinary Incontinence can be treated and is something we don't have to live with. Join Dr. Jain as she explains the newest treatments available.