News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

Winter 2014

  • Cover Story

  • GOLF - Drive the length of the Coachella Valley and you will surely notice an armada of golf courses dotting the landscape. Golfing in the desert has become one of America’s... more
  • Features

  • All Things Hip - The Ball and Socket Joint - It is estimated that there are more than 300,000 total hip arthroplasties — hip replacements — performed in the United States every year. One of the most successful... more
  • Fit to a T - “My body’s been through a lot,” says Gregg Sawaya. At age 52, he’s undergone two hip replacements and a partial shoulder replacement, the legacy of his early career as a... more
  • Back To The Future - In 1994, then-23-year-old Gloria Sotomayor injured her back at work. “I used to work serving banquets at a hotel, lifting those big trays,” she relates. “I had a... more
  • The Complexities of the Rotator Cuff - Every year thousands of Americans are stricken with shoulder pain due to an injury involving the rotator cuff. Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior or even if you... more
  • The Eisenhower Center for Family Medicine - If you would like the convenience of having one physician who can care for every member of your family, the Eisenhower Center for Family Medicine is just what the doctor... more
  • Brain Storm - Andy Alvillar, 43, knew he had a brain tumor for more than a decade. “I was in my early thirties, living in Los Angeles and just wasn’t feeling right,” he recalls.... more
  • Electrophysiology Procedure Cures Life-Limiting... - Shawn Robinson, 34, had occasional heart palpitations for as long as he could remember. “They’d last just a few seconds,” the Blythe resident says. “I thought it was... more
  • Advanced Prostate Cancer: The Latest Treatments - When prostate cancer is in its early stages, immediate treatment may not be necessary. Depending on a patient’s age and other determining factors, watchful waiting is an... more
  • Passionate about Breakthroughs in Treating... - With a true fascination for the intricacies of the human body and the heart of a scientist, Elke Jost-Vu, MD, is perfectly suited to treat the patients she sees most... more
  • Highlights

  • 5 Things - (1) Breathe, Long and Deep Practice long, deep breaths — at home, in your car, at work or anytime. The increased oxygen and slower pace will benefit your body and your... more
  • Cheeky’s No Ordinary Menu - It may sound cheeky , but the worst thing about this Palm Springs eatery is the menu. After all, when everything sounds this enticing, how can you possibly decide what... more
  • Watercolor Painting - Imagine a quiet place — a sturdy table, a comfortable chair, a tablet of thick paper, brushes and a palette of bright colors. You have cleared your schedule, turned your... more
  • Sunnylands - For decades, desert dwellers have wondered what lies beyond the pink walls of Sunnylands, the private estate of Walter and Leonore Annenberg. The sprawling, 200-acre... more
  • 11th Annual Community Heart and Stroke Conference - February is Heart Month and a great time to educate oneself about heart health. For Coachella Valley residents, the Community Heart and Stroke Conference —... more
  • Eisenhower Medical Center Reaccredited as Chest... - Eisenhower Medical Center has again received full accreditation as a chest pain center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Originally accredited in... more
  • How to Live a Long, Sweet Life - Zorba Paster, MD, Professor of Fam ily Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and host of the popular National Public Radio show On Your Health, will... more
  • Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefits Barbara... - The 26th annual Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational, benefiting the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center for Abused Children, tees off February 20-22, 2014. Eagle Falls... more
  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter - In this issue of Healthy Living, the focus is on Eisenhower’s Cardiovascular Center of Excellence — a fitting topic to start the New Year as many of us make resolutions... more