Holzer will host the Walk with a Doc walking program on Saturday, September 14, 11am at the Holzer Therapy and Wellness Center, located at 735 Second Avenue, Gallipolis, Ohio. The walk will feature Wilton Triggs II, MD, Plastic Surgery, Holzer Health System. Following the walk, Dr. Triggs will draw one participant’s name to win a Marshall University versus Ohio University football game prize pack for the game at Marshall University. The game kicks off on September 14 at 6:30pm in Huntington, West Virginia.
Dr. Triggs is a graduate of the Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee and completed his residency in plastic surgery at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida. He specializes in general plastic surgery services, including but not limited to breast reconstruction, head and neck oncology and reconstruction, body contouring following major weight loss, elective hand surgery and aesthetic surgery. He is currently seeing patients at Holzer’s Gallipolis campus.
Holzer encourages anyone in the community to join the walk. This is a FREE program and pre-registration is not required. Monthly walks are planned and will be announced via the Walk with a Doc website, www.walkwithadoc.org, as well as at www.holzer.org and Holzer’s social media channels. If weather permits, the walks will begin at the Center and continue around the Gallipolis City Park. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held inside the Center.
Walk with a Doc is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country. Gallipolis joins a growing list of communities nationwide that have created local Walk with a Doc (WWAD) programs. For more information about the Walk with a Doc program, contact 740-446-5850 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Holzer Health System:
Holzer is a multi-discipline health care system of over 160 Board Certified and Board Eligible Providers administering care in more than 30 areas of medical specialties at multiple clinical locations throughout southeastern Ohio and western West Virginia.
About Walk With a Doc: WWAD is a nonprofit organization that encourages healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country. WWAD was created by Dr. David Sabgir, a cardiologist who practices at Mount Carmel Health Systems in Columbus, OH and he has been walking every weekend since 2005. The expansion and support of the program is thanks to Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield. To learn more, go to www.walkwithadoc.org.