Colorectal Disease Topic of Upcoming Free Lecture in Camden County

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: March 16, 2009 – Each year millions of Americans suffer from some form of colorectal disease. These disorders can range from having hemorrhoids, colitis, or Crohn’s disease, to life-threatening colorectal cancer. No matter the condition, any of these disorders can profoundly affect both the health and overall quality of life of those affected.

To find out more about these conditions, the public is invited to the Southeast Georgia Health System lecture “Colorectal Disease.” This presentation, part of the Health System’s ongoing series of free community lectures, is scheduled for Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. in the Cafeteria Conference Room on the Health System’s Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Procter Drive.

The speaker for this event is gastroenterologist Vantuil Varges, MD. Varges is board certified in both gastroenterology and internal medicine. He graduated medical school from Rio de Janeiro State University, one of the largest universities in the capital of Brazil, and completed his residency at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City, New York. Varges also completed a fellowship at the State University of New York (SUNY). He is a former chief of staff at the Camden Campus and currently serves as vice chief of the Department of Medicine.

The next lecture scheduled for the Camden Campus is:

"Mommy 911: When to Call the Doctor” Thursday, April 16, 7 p.m. Cafeteria Conference Room Pediatrician Kimberly Stoughton-Doherty, MD, speaker

To reserve a seat for this lecture or any other lectures in the series, please call 912-466-5160 or register online at and click on the Calendar of Events.