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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

Fall 2011

  • Features

  • Leading the Charge In Medical Education - Expected to help meet the growing shortage of primary care physicians in the Coachella Valley, Eisenhower Medical Center’s new residency programs in Family Medicine and... more
  • New Strides in Health Care Excellence - The beginning of every “season” in the Valley brings with it a welcome relief from the heat and the anticipation of visitors who will enjoy the desert’s beauty. At... more
  • New Strides in Health Care Excellence - The beginning of every “season” in the Valley brings with it a welcome relief from the heat and the anticipation of visitors who will enjoy the desert’s beauty. At... more
  • Healing Therapy - Patients requiring intensive therapy after stroke or other debilitating medical conditions now have a new rehabilitation center close to home. Eisenhower Medical Center... more
  • Humana Challenge - Formerly known as the Bob Hope Classic, Humana Challenge will feature a new format, a new trophy and most importantly, an innovative focus on health and well-being. In... more
  • A New Standard of Care - Eisenhower Medical Center’s new onsite, 10,000-square-foot gastrointestinal (GI) laboratory focuses on safety, quality, high standards of care, privacy and convenience,... more
  • 10 Days in Nicaragua - “Are we really making a difference?” Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiologists Melvin Gonzalez, MD, and Khôi Lê, MD and Internist Carlos Lopez, MD pondered this question... more
  • Sowing Seeds Of Good Health - Passionate about teaching and motivating children to practice healthy lifestyles, Eisenhower Medical Center family physician Chris Flores, MD has volunteered at a number... more
  • Sports Medicine - Historically, Sports Medicine has been synonymous with sideline orthopedic surgeons rushing to the aid of a football player, tennis star or golf great. But in recent... more
  • TEA - Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. With more than 3,000 variations, it can be daunting for novice drinkers to know where to start. However, with the... more
  • Artful Treasure - The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is a magical way to spend a weekday or weekend afternoon. The museum’s manageable size gives you the opportunity to view such... more
  • Women's Critical Health Issues - Ten years ago, Healthy Living magazine’s first Physicians Roundtable discussed hormone replacement therapy in post menopausal women. Healthy Living recently assembled a... more
  • One Robot + One Physician = Two Women - “I didn’t want to be cut from stem to stern,” says Heidi Simmons, 48, referring to what motivated her to seek out an alternative to traditional open surgery to remove a... more
  • Diagnosing and Treating Heart Disease in Women - The statistics are staggering. Each year, approximately 435,000 women in the United States have heart attacks. Eight million women are currently living with heart... more
  • Luscious Lorraine - For as long as she could remember, Lorraine Ornelas wanted to be a pastry chef. Growing up in the Bay Area, a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in the world,... more
  • The Eisenhower Wellness Institute - Just over a year ago, Annamaria Douglas began to notice feelings of lightheadedness. “I’d bend over to blow-dry my hair and feel spacey,” she recalls. At the time,... more
  • Working Wonders with Physical Therapy - Osteoporosis and urinary incontinence are two conditions that affect both men and women but are largely associated with the female population. Recent figures estimate... more
  • Eisenhower’s Center for Family Medicine - One of the most important objectives in health care today is the training and recruitment of primary care physicians — family medicine and internal medicine — to meet... more
  • Resilience and Determination - It was a Sunday night and 61 year old Pattie Hill was fast asleep. “My fist was balled up and I was shaking,” she says. “My husband pushed me and asked if I was awake. I... more
  • Robotic Surgery Plus New Multispecialty Approach - Physicians and staff of the Arnold Palmer Prostate Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center are bringing the latest and most efficient care to patients of the... more
  • Boning Up on Metastatic Disease - Breast cancer is the most common site of origin for metastatic disease, or the spread of the disease to the skeleton — most commonly to the spine, pelvis or long bones.... more