Glen Arden to Host ‘Dinner with the Doctor’ Lecture on June 24 Featuring Dr. Karen Karsif

Top surgeon and Medical Director of Good Samaritan’s Center for Breast Health to speak

GOSHEN, N.Y. (June 4, 2013) — Glen Arden, Elant’s Continuing Care Retirement Community, will host a “Dinner with the Doctor” lecture and dinner on Monday, June 24 at 6 p.m. in Glen Arden’s Rhinebeck Room. Dr. Karen Karsif, MD, FACS, a surgeon and Medical Director of The Center for Breast Health at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, will speak at the event.


Dr. Karsif will address critical women’s health issues, including breast health awareness and medical treatment options for breast-related diseases. She is the visionary behind Good Samaritan’s Center for Breast Health and has more than 15 years of experience devoted entirely to treating breast disease. She is highly distinguished among her peers and has been awarded the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Gay Clark Stoddard Memorial Award in recognition of her exceptional patient care.


“We are very excited to host this informative dinner with Dr. Karsif and to provide this valuable opportunity to the community,” said Maureen Torelli, Vice President and Executive Director of Glen Arden. “She is a celebrated expert in breast health, and we are looking forward to educating the community about her very important work in the field. Glen Arden is committed to keeping our residents and their families informed about important health issues. Events like this dinner give those in attendance valuable access to the knowledge and professional insights of leading members of the medical community.”


The event is free, however, reservations are required. To make a reservation, contact Maureen Torelli at 845-360-1424 or e-mail To learn more about Glen Arden's "Dinner with the Doctor" event, visit