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Highly respected heart specialist to speak in Tri-Cities

February 20th, 2013 8:57 am by staff report

Dr. William Messerschmidt, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Wellmont CVA Heart Institute will speak about innovations in open-heart surgery at Appalachian Christian Village on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

During "Straight Talk About Your Heart," Messerschmidt will showcase “off-pump” procedures, which have transformed the speed and safety of open-heart surgery. Additionally, Messerschmidt will answer questions from Tri-Cities area seniors and caregivers about heart health, and provide tips for eating, exercising and enjoying life.

The talk begins at 3 p.m., Feb. 27 at Appalachian Christian Village, one of the first established Continuing CareRetirement Communities in East Tennessee, 2012 Sherwood Drive, Johnson City.

Seating for this event is limited. To register, please visit or call 877-302-8720.

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