November 12, 2015

St. Joseph Medical Center to Host Women’s Health Luncheon – Two leading OB/GYNs review latest treatment options

HOUSTON (Nov. 11, 2015) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) will host an educational luncheon Thursday, Nov. 19 on gynecological health and treatment options as part of its Women of Wellness (WOW) Program. WOW is a health and social program to empower women as healthcare consumers by providing educational information and hosting fun, inspiring events that celebrate women’s role in their own wellness.

Titled “Women’s Health: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly,” the luncheon will feature two leading OB/GYNs on the staff of SJMC who will deliver information on the latest studies, procedures and treatments in women’s health and answer sensitive questions submitted in advance.

Cristo Papasakelariou, M.D. is a world-renowned specialist in obstetrics and gynecology who sees patients for women’s health throughout life. He has pioneered minimally invasive gynecologic procedures, and he trains other doctors in endoscopic surgery, nationally and internationally. He will discuss the most up-to-date wellness and treatment options for women and answer the question—“Is hysterectomy the only option?”

Christopher Jayne, M.D. is board certified in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and has a certification in sexual health. His practice focuses on women’s pelvic health issues including urinary continence and bladder function, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic pain and sexual health. His presentation will review the latest treatments in vaginal health.

The event is free and open to all women. Attendees are encouraged to submit questions in advance and confidentially for the physicians to address during the event by emailing [email protected] Register by Nov. 17 online at or call 713-756-5051.

Membership in WOW is free and open to all women. Benefits include invitations to educational seminars and special events, health expos, a monthly health-centered e-newsletter and WOW partner discounts. Register to be a WOW member online.

“Women’s Health: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly” luncheon begins at 11:30 in the 9th floor auditorium of the George W. Strake building on the St. Joseph Medical Center campus at 1401 St. Joseph Parkway. Valet and self parking is free to attendees.