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Doctors on Call Premieres Jan. 8

Doctors on CallA popular local program returns for a new season on Smoky Hills Public Television in 2019. Doctors on Call, back for its 14th season, will premiere January 8 at 7 PM.

Doctors on Call is a program that provides medical information on a variety of different topics. Medical professionals from throughout the state travel to Bunker Hill to provide information and answer questions from the viewing audience. Questions can be called in during the show or emailed prior to the broadcast. The doctors selected each week have expertise in the topic chosen for that program.

Some of this month's topics include family medicine, heart disease and physical therapy. A schedule of programs and past episodes are available at shptv.org.

Coming up in January:

  • Tonight's program will feature Dr. Somers of the Russell Regional Hospital Physicians Clinic who will be on hand to answer questions about Family Medicine.
  • January 15, 2019 - Heart Disease with Dr. David Battin and Dr. Maria Baldasare
  • January 22, 2019 - Physical Therapy with Physical Therapists Troy Herrman and Ashley Moeder

To submit questions electronically on a specific topic, viewers can send an email to [email protected] Questions submitted through email must be received by Noon on the day of the show. During the program, viewers can call 1-800-337-4788.

(Information courtesy SHPTV.)

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