The Mary Black Health System invites you to join five medical professionals from Mary Black Physicians Group (MBPG) for a Walk with the Doc Event.
When: Saturday, April 14, beginning at 10 a.m.
Where: Mary Black Nature Trail, located on the hospital’s campus, 1700 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg
Walk with a Doc events provide opportunities for community members to hear short presentations on health topics and then walk with medical professionals. The five professionals leading the April 14 walk include the following:
- Dennis Mayer, MD: General Surgeon with MBPG Surgical Specialties and board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Mayer served in the US Naval Reserve as the Department Head of General Surgery for the US Naval Hospital in Okinawa, Japan. Upon his return, he operated as a private practice general surgeon/colon rectal specialist in CA and moved to SC in January 2018.
- Jessica Reynolds, MD: Internal Medicine Doctor who completed her medical education at the University of SC. She developed a special interest in geriatric care when her grandmother was battling terminal cancer.
- Heather Lawter, FNP-C: Family Nurse Practitioner who completed her education at South University in Savannah, GA. She cares for children, teens and adults, and offers well checks, immunizations, sick visits and women’s health screenings.
- Amanda Rogers, DNP, ANP-C: Amanda is a passionate practitioner, well trained in primary care of the adult and geriatric patient. Her special interests include geriatrics and weight loss, and treating dementia, CHF, COPD, obesity and depression. Her medical education is from the Medical University of SC and the University of SC.
- Brittany Saleeby, NP-C: Family Nurse Practitioner who completed her degree from the Georgetown School of Nursing and Health Studies. Brittany is passionate about caring for patients of all ages – with a focus on wellness and preventative health, as well as chronic care management.
Walking was recently recognized by the Surgeon General of the United States of America as one of the single most important things we can do for our health. We hope you will join these experts on April 14th for this free, family-friendly walk. Dogs on leashes are welcome.