Orthopedic surgeon Dr. John C. Kagan is hosting a free seminar to provide information about advances in joint replacement and other non-surgical and surgical options, as well as information on what you can expect during rehabilitation and recovery from surgery. Topics to be addressed include the following:

• Causes of hip, knee and shoulder pain
• Non-surgical treatment options
• Joint replacement including minimally invasive techniques
• What to expect following joint replacement surgery including rehabilitation and recovery

The public is invited to attend and ask questions on Saturday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way in Fort Myers.  For reservations, call 239-936-6778 ext. 2227.  To register online and for more information, visit www.kaganortho.com. Space is limited.

Dr. John C. Kagan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery including minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder, hand surgery and general orthopedics.

Kagan attended the University of Alabama on a full scholarship and was the Jimmy Moore Memorial Scholar Athlete Recipient prior to attending medical school at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He completed a surgical internship at the University of Florida and his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Kagan returned to Fort Myers in December of 1980 to begin private practice. He is founder and director of the Athletic Orthopedic and Reconstructive Center, a comprehensive orthopedic practice with four orthopedic surgeons and three locations in Lee County.

Devoted to serving the community and its residents, Kagan and his partners are team physicians for the Minnesota Twins baseball team during spring training, the Miracle baseball team and the Florida Everblades hockey team. In addition, he is team physician for the Fort Myers High School and Clewiston High School football teams.

Kagan is a member of the Lee County Medical Society, Florida Orthopedic Society, Florida Medical Association, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Medical Association.