If you’re suffering from chronic pain, you might be interested in attending a lecture from Dr. Frank Adipietro, Eastern Long Island Hospital’s interventional pain specialist, at Peconic Landing in Greenport next Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Dr. Adipietro, a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians, will explain new techniques available at the hospital to relieve all types of chronic pain, signals of which can remain active in your nervous system for weeks, months, or even years.
Eastern Long Island Hospital, for instance, recently introduced Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression, or the MILD procedure, which had become a viable alternative to open back surgery.
A Q&A session will follow where the doctor will help you learn more about the type of pain you are experiencing and how you can get relief.
In other hospital news, David Fujita of Southold has been appointed to the hospital’s Board of Trustees. Fujita is an insurance sales executive at Neefus Stype Agency, and he and his wife, Suzanne, a pharmacist, are partners in the Southold Pharmacy and Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy. David managed the home health care division of the Southold Pharmacy, Scott Home Healthcare, from 1991 – 1998.
Fujita is the golf coach for both Greenport and Southold School Districts. His past community endeavors have included coaching CYO basketball, North Fork Little League, Peconic Lions and the Southold PAL Soccer Club. Fujita has served on the Board at the Southold Free Library, completing his 11-year term, five as president in 2011. He also served as Treasurer for the Southold PAL Soccer Club.
Fujita holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from the University of Massachusetts. Year round residents of Southold, David and his wife have four children, ages 18, 16, 13 and 6.
Call Eastern Long Island Hospital at 631-477-1000 for more information.