Pregnant women and new moms are invited to join Sacred Heart Medical Group Pediatrics for a free “Ask the Doc” class about giving babies a healthy start. Led by Stephen Bolduc, MD, MS, FAAP, the class will feature topics such as nutrition, exercise and stress reduction for new mothers, as well as breastfeeding, immunizations, circumcision and what to expect in caring for a newborn. Spouses, friends, family members and support people are also invited to attend. This free class will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14 at Sacred Heart Medical Group at The Market Shops, located at 9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy. West - Unit 1 in Miramar Beach. For more information, please call Dr. Bolduc’s office at 850-278-3885. Dr. Bolduc has more than 30 years of experience in private pediatric practice and is a fellow and active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). He moved to Miramar Beach in 2015 from Newport News, Virginia, where he worked at Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia. In addition, he served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. Throughout his career, Dr. Bolduc has served as chairman of pediatrics at Riverside Regional Medical Center and at Mary Immaculate Hospital. Dr. Bolduc also served in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia.
Dr. Bolduc received his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York, where he served as chief resident in his third year. Dr. Bolduc has also completed a fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Sacred Heart Medical Group offers the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida, with more than 80 locations and 300 providers from 25 specialties along the Gulf Coast from Gulf Shores, Ala., to Apalachicola, Fla. The Medical Group is supported by the hospitals and resources of Sacred Heart Health System. To find a physician and request an appointment, call 850-416-2337 or visit sacredheartmedicalgroup.com. About Sacred Heart Health System In Florida, Ascension operates Sacred Heart Health System based in Pensacola and St. Vincent’s HealthCare based in Jacksonville. Together, Ascension operates seven hospitals in Florida and more than 100 other sites of care, and they employ more than 10,000 associates. Across the region, Sacred Heart and St. Vincent’s have served North Florida communities for more than 145 years. In fiscal year 2017, they provided $168 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty. Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization. For more information on Sacred Heart Health System, visit www.sacred-heart.org.