Over 60 medical professionals were on hand as BAPS Charities hosted its 15th annual Health Fair on Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Dallas, TX. With the increasing cost of health care in this economy, health professionals educated over 370 attendees on various health topics and provided their expert advice on regular health checkups and other health related issues.
Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family Practice (220), Cardiology (40), Gastroenterology (25), Orthopedics (30), Nephrology (20), Urology (20), Ophthalmology (70), Dermatology (18), Dentistry (45), Nutrition/Dietician (27), Chiropractor (40)
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC (275), Basic Metabolic Panel (275), Lipid Panel (275), PSA (60), Thyroid Function (80), Liver Function (275), Hemoglobin A1C (275), Rheumatoid Arthritis AB Screen (125), Anemia Panel (275), Amylase (47), Vitamin B12/Folate (175)
Number of Screening Tests: Blood Pressure (345), Glucose (345), Eye exam (195), Dental exam (280)
“I cannot think of a stronger community partner than BAPS Charities. This is the second year that I have been at this event and I continue to be impressed with the level of commitment of the healthcare community to serve at this event.” Frederick Cerise, CEO, Parkland Health & Hospital System.
“I am very impressed with the setup and the different services that you offer to the patients that are coming in, the number of volunteers you have, and the local physicians to help.” Dr. Don Read, President, Texas Medical Association.