Palms West Hospital To Host Breast Center Open House

Dr. Jason Goad speaks to the attendees at the breast cancer lunch and learn in Wellington.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, HCA Florida Palms West Hospital is welcoming both women and men to attend its Breast Center Open House on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The open house will include a meet-and-greet with fellowship-trained breast surgeons, Dr. Julian Berrocol and Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski, along with board-certified radiologist Dr. Dianne Georgian-Smith.

Guests can tour the facility while learning about the state-of-the-art technology available for both mammography and bone density screenings while shopping with local vendors.

Hors d’oeuvres and wine samples from Scout & Cellar Clean Crafted Wine will be served during the free event.

Mammogram appointments can be scheduled for the evening by calling (561) 792-4892. The Breast Center is located at 12989 Southern Blvd., Suite 104, on the campus of HCA Florida Palms West Hospital.

During the month of October, the hospital also hosted a lunch and learn with doctors Berracol, Lesnikoski and Georgian-Smith at the hospital, and general surgeon Dr. James Goad spoke at a breast cancer lunch and learn event at the Wellington Community Center. The hospital also participated in the Wellington Senior Health Fair at the community center on Oct. 18.

Annual mammograms remain the gold standard for the detection of breast cancer and can be scheduled at