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Community Outreach Education

Bladder Out of Control? We can help.

Wednesday, October 13 from 1:00-1:30pm
Speaker: John Pearson, MD
Zoom link: https://vcuhealth.zoom.us/j/94050019623
Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a treatable condition. It is extremely common. One in six adults has OAB. It’s more common than vision problems and diabetes. But it’s not a normal part of aging. And you shouldn’t have to deal with it on your own.

  • Explore conditions, causes and symptoms
  • Understand all your treatment options
  • Learn which therapies Medicare and private insurers cover

About our Speaker
John Pearson, MDDr. Pearson earned his medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He completed a surgical internship, surgical residency and urology residency at the University of California, San Francisco. He served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander. Dr. Pearson is board certified in urology with special interest in urogynecology. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Urological Association. Dr. Pearson is accepting new patients at CMH Urology located inside the C.A.R.E. Building, 1755 N. Mecklenburg Avenue, in South Hill. View a full list of our services

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This seminar will be recorded. Your presence is your permission to post on VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital’s website so more people can benefit from hearing this information.

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