New Cancer Care Physician at Fauquier Health
Fauquier Health Physician Services welcomes hematologist/oncologist Dr. Raj Pal Manchandani. He is board-certified in hematology and medical oncology, with extensive training in management of solid and hematologic malignancies, as well as in benign hematologic disorders.
Fauquier Health Hematology/Oncology is at the heart of Fauquier Hospital’s Center for Cancer Care, which also includes its Infusion Center. Dr. Manchandani said, “Patients appreciate being able to come to a familiar environment and get the same standard of care as a bigger hospital. Having cancer care in their own community saves time and offers comfort to patients and to their caregivers.”
Learn more about Dr. Manchandani.
An Inflatable Colon Comes to Town
Colon Health Education Day will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016
From 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Fauquier Hospital - Bistro on the Hill Entrance
Clinical staff will be on hand to explain how to keep your colon healthy.
A walk-through model of a colon will be part of the event -- visitors will be able to get up close and personal with an inflatable version of the vital organ.
FREE Prostate Screening (PSA)
and Digital Rectal Exam (DRE)
Register by calling 540-316-3588
Both screenings are available for males between 50-70 years old (or as young as 45 if you have a family history of prostate cancer or are African-American).
Limited availability for DRE; registration required for this test.
New Office Hours
Effective September 12,2016,the Fauquier Health OB/GYN office, located at 253 Veterans Drive in Warrenton, will have new office hours:
Monday and Tuesday, 8a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 8a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For questions, call 540-316-5930
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month.
Here are the facts:
Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to encourage people to get screened. Talk with a physician about your risk for colorectal cancer and what tests are right for you.
On May 2, a new neurologist will begin seeing patients at Fauquier Health Neurology. Rana Kayal, M.D., graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine in Damascus, Syria and completed her residency at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. She also completed a neurophysiology fellowship at George Washington.
Fauquier Health Physician Services is closed today, Monday, due to weather and will reopen tomorrow morning at 10 a.m.
Due to the storm forecast, Fauquier Health Physician Services offices are closed today, Monday January 25.
FHPS offices include:
• Fauquier Health Family Practice at Bealeton
• Fauquier Health Endocrinology
• Fauquier Health General Surgery
• Fauquier Health Hematology/Oncology
• Fauquier Health Infectious Diseases
• Fauquier Health Internal Medicine at Lake Manassas
• Fauquier Health OB/GYN
• Fauquier Health Rheumatology
• Fauquier Health Urology
• Piedmont Internal Medicine
On Wednesday, Marcy 9 at 7p.m. Dr. Esther Bahk will hold a lecture to explain the difference between a stroke and a transient ischemic attack or TIA (sometimes called a “mini-stroke”). She will discuss the signs and symptoms of both. In addition, she will discuss the latest diagnostic tools and treatment options available and what you should do if you think you are having a TIA or stroke.
To register for the class go to fauquierhealth.org or call 540.316.3588.
Flu season is here! December to April is flu season. The best way to protect yourself from becoming infected is to get your flu shot as soon as possible. The CDC offers these facts about flu shots. Remember. Flu shots protect, not only you, but also the vulnerable people you encounter.
It is back to school time. As the school year gets underway, remember that Piedmont Internal Medicine and Bealeton Family Practice both provide sports and scout physicals for only $25.
For the convenience of our patients, Fauquier Health OB/GYN is now open until 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.