30.4 F

Northern Nevada Medical Center calendar of events



RENO, Nev. — Living with Knee Pain?  Reduce your Pain.  Restore your Lifestyle with MAKOplasty®.  Northern Nevada Medical Center is the first hospital in the state to offer MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing. The potential benefits of this robotics-assisted, minimally-invasive procedure include: more rapid recovery; less scarring;  shorter hospital stay, more natural-feeling knee.

Go to www.NNMC.com to learn more about MAKOplasty®, or contact 775-356-NNMC (6662) to schedule an appointment.

OR to learn more about this procedure, attend one of our upcoming seminars:

  • Thursday, Oct. 14, noon to 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 11, 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 9, noon to 1 p.m.

All MAKOplasty® seminars are held at Sparks Medical Building, 2385 E. Prater Way, Sparks, Suite 203.  Dinner/lunch is included. Registration required.  Spaces are going fast!  Please call 356-NNMC(6662) to reserve your spot.

Prep for a Winning Season with a Sports Physical for only $30!!

Dr. Luis Palacio, Director of Sports Medicine, certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
Northern Nevada Medical Group
5070 Ion Drive Suite 200, Sparks, NV 89436
Walk-in and same day appointments are welcome at our Spanish Spring location.

A sports physical includes:

  • Medical history review
  • Physical exam

Act Now, Avoid Possible Injuries Later – $30 Sports Physicals

To schedule a sports physical for your child, please call Northern Nevada Medical Group at 775-352-5300.

10/1-29 – Mammogram Special

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Special rate of $95 (regularly $180)

Diagnostic Breast Care and Imaging Center

Northern Nevada Medical Center

Vista Medical Terrace
2345 E. Prater Way, Suite 115
Call 356-5800 to schedule your appointment

Special rate includes all mammography and reading fees and is for procedures self-paid at the time of service. We do not bill insurance. The special excludes patients that are symptomatic, patients with implants and/or a history of breast disease.

10/12 – Sports Medicine Seminar:  Knee Pain – Non-surgical Treatment Options

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 6-7 p.m.  Presenter: Luis Palacio, MD, Family Medicine/Sports Medicine physician, Northern Nevada Medical Group.  The focus of this talk is to discuss non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis and knee pain in active individuals.  The seminar is free for NNMC Advantage members, $5 for others. Advantage Program registration available at the event.  Dinner is included. Registration: 356-NNMC (6662)

10/15 – Seniors Stress Management Series: Seniors and Addiction

Friday, Oct. 15, Noon to 1:30 pm. Presenter: Senior Bridges staff member

Discussion focuses on alcohol and medication abuse among seniors.  The seminar is free for NNMC Advantage members, $5 for others. Advantage Program registration available at the event.  Lunch is included. Registration: 356-NNMC (6662)

This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.




Area’s first freestanding ER opens in Reno (sponsored)

SPONSORED: The ER at McCarran NW in Reno is now open to serve our community. The facility will operate 24/7, supporting all ages, and offering diagnostic imaging and lab services.