Ask The Experts is a FREE community lecture series, offered by SVMHS covering various medical issues. The foundation of any health and wellness program is awareness and education. Our Ask The Experts events take place on a monthly basis and provide either a panel of experts or physicians and individuals with medical expertise on topics of interest. The free events provide the community an opportunity to learn and have their questions answered. All SVMHS Ask the Experts events provide a Spanish language interpreter and listening equiptment upon RSVP. For more information, call the Health Promotion Department at 831.759.1890.
2014 Schedule of Events
› Thursday, October 23rd - Sleep Hygiene Tips
After graduating from Nishtar Medical College in 1974, Mazhar Javaid, M.D. completed an internal medicine internship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, New York and his residency in internal medicine at New York Medical School, Misericorda-Lincoln Hospitals. He completed pulmonary fellowships through the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey at Veterans Administration Hospital in East Orange and Hackensack Medical Center, Hackensack. Dr. Javaid is a board certified Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Pulmonary Medicine and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Javaid is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Mazhar Javaid, MD
6pm - 7pm - Presentation
Sleep Medicine Center
120 Wilgart Way, Salinas
For more information or to RSVP 831.759.1920
› Wednesday, November 12th - Men's Preventative Health
Pete Oppenheim, MD
Dr. Oppenheim is a family physician. He is board-certified in Family Practice by the American Board of Family Practice. He earned his medical degree from the University of California Los Angeles and completed his residency at Community Hospital, Santa Rosa. Dr. Oppenheim taught Family Medicine at the University of Utah and the University of California San Francisco. He also has served as the Medical Director for the Primary Care Division of the Monterey County Health Department and the Family Medicine Center at Natividad Medical Center. His medical interests include preventive care with an emphasis on healthy lifestyle. Dr. Oppenheim is fluent in Spanish and enjoys crossfit training, running, biking, golf and spending time with his family.
Peyman Haghighat, MD
Peyman Haghighat, MD, MS joined Salinas Valley Memorial’s medical staff and Pacific Cancer Care in Salinas in December 2008. Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical Oncology, Dr. Haghighat is an Assistant Director of Hospice of the Central Coast.
John Clark, MD
Dr. Clark is a board-certified family physician. Since completion of his medical training, Dr. Clark has dedicated himself to the Salinas Valley. He earned his medical degree from the University of California Davis School of Medicine and completed his residency at Natividad Medical Center. He has served as the Chief of Staff and Family Medicine Service Director at Natividad Medical Center. Dr. Clark joined PrimeCare in 2003, where his specialization includes Maternity Care.
6:00pm - 7:30pm - Presentation
Doors open at 5:30pm
SVMHS Education Center
611 Abbott Street, Salinas
For more information or to RSVP 831.759.1890