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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 2014
    Eisehower Lucy Curci Cancer Center - 03/06/2014 - A healing place like no other.These words accurately reflect what Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center offers to people with cancer and their families. The nationally... more
  • Winter 2014
    GOLF - 01/01/2014 - 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
  • Fall 2013
    GERD News! - 11/01/2013 - “I’d had indigestion for years,” says La Quinta resident Ginger Engle. “It probably started when I was in my thirties, and foods like coffee, chocolate and spicy foods... more
  • Spring 2013
    Bubbles of Fun - 03/01/2013 - Abigail Sanford enjoys a weekend in Catalina, scuba diving with her brother Daniel and her father, Eisenhower Urologist Michael Sanford, MD.
  • Winter 2013
    Eisenhower Medical Center Now Offering Driving... - 01/01/2013 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently acquired Advanced Therapy Products WT -2000 Interactive Driving Simulator featuring the STISIM Drive™ Interactive Software. Developed... more
  • Fall 2012
    First Medical Students Undertake Cardiology... - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently welcomed the first three medical students (two from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and a third from Ross University School of... more
  • Spring 2012
    Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip... - 03/01/2012 - For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for... more
  • Winter 2012
    A Recipe For Success - 01/01/2012 - “It really changes your personality when you’re in that much pain,” admits the normally upbeat Bonnie Gold, a former desert resident who now lives with her husband in... more
  • Fall 2011
    Sowing Seeds Of Good Health - 11/01/2011 - Passionate about teaching and motivating children to practice healthy lifestyles, Eisenhower Medical Center family physician Chris Flores, MD has volunteered at a number... more
  • Spring 2011
    David M. Hyams, MD - 03/01/2011 - Eisenhower Medical Center Surgeon David M.Hyams,MD has spent the last several decades involved in cuttingedge clinical research in breast and bowel cancer. Last... more
  • Winter 2011
    Mark Moyad, MD, MPH, and Joni Rodgers at Day of... - 12/01/2010 - Eisenhower’s fifth annual Day of Caring…About Women and Cancer will take place at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower on Friday, February 11, 2011,... more
  • Fall 2010
    Raul Ruiz, MD, MPP, MPH - 09/01/2010 - Eisenhower Medical Center Emergency Medicine physician, Raul Ruiz, MD received the Humanitarian Healthcare Award from the Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce on April 28,... more
  • Winter 2010
    Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center Renews... - 12/01/2009 - The American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Commission on Cancer (COC) is a consortium of 47 medical organizations that work together to improve survival rates and quality... more
  • Summer 2010
    Peter Scheer, DDS, MS - 06/01/2010 - In July 2009, Eisenhower Medical Center physician Peter Scheer, DDS, MS traveled with 46 other doctors, dentists, nurses and volunteers to the small town of Ibarra,... more
  • Spring 2010
    Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2010 - The 15th Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes™, the largest educational and inspirational event of its kind in the 11 western United States, will be held... more
  • Summer 2009
    Leonore Annenberg - 10/01/2009 - On March 12, 2009, Eisenhower Medical Center lost a beloved friend and beneficent supporter, and America lost a true patriot and an incomparable benefactor with the... more
  • Fall 2009
    Third In The Nation-First In California - 09/01/2009 - In May, Eisenhower Medical Center earned the highest designated Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) and is the only accredited... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Mohammad Mojard M.D. - 11/01/2002 - Having suffered from asthma as a child, Dr. Mohammad “Mo” Mojarad knew he wanted to one day help others suffering like himself. He even dreamed of finding a... more
  • Winter 2009
    Eisenhower Physicians and Patients Stay Connected - 04/01/2009 - T he Internet has long been an indispensable tool in the medical community, providing health care professionals with online access to the latest research, journal... more
  • Spring 2009
    Charles Shaeffer, MD - 03/01/2009 - In October 2008, Eisenhower Cardiologist Charlie Shaeffer, Jr., MD, FACC traveled to Southeast Asia volunteering his time and knowledge. For the first several days of... more
  • Spring 2008
    Screening for Breast and Lung Cancers - 03/01/2008 - Breast cancer rates generally increase with age. Between 2000 and 2004, 95 percent of new cases occurred in women over 40. It is estimated that 213,380 new cases of lung... more
  • Summer 2008
    Falls – An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound... - 10/31/2008 - Each year an estimated one-third to one-half of the population over the age of 65 experience a fall. Falls also account for 90 percent of hip fractures. Clearly, balance... more
  • Fall 2008
    Eisenhower Introduces New Bariatric Center - 09/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently introduced the new Eisenhower Bariatric Center to the Coachella Valley. Bariatric surgery refers to a variety of surgical procedures... more
  • Winter 2007
    Mindful Eating - 01/01/2008 - The New Year offers plenty of opportunities for festive gatherings, but don’t lose your will to keep your waistline in check!Whether socializing or watching the big... more
  • Fall 2007
    Holiday Voices Gala - 09/01/2007 - Saturday, December 1 Hosted Reception, 6 p.m. Dinner, Dancing and Entertainment, 7 p.m. Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa, Indian Wells The Governing Board of the... more
  • Summer 2007
    New XLIF Spinal Surgery Available - 06/01/2007 - Eisenhower Medical Center is the first hospital in the Coachella Valley to offer XLIF®, an advanced minimally invasive spinal surgery originally developed in Brazil. The... more
  • Spring 2007
    Mission: Very Possible - 03/01/2007 - The swallows are on a mission. And soon that means they’ll be at The Mission. Like your uncle to his timeshare in the Poconos, the enigmatic swallows return to Mission... more
  • Winter 2006
    Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Celebrates 20th... - 11/01/2006 - In the early 1980s, after volunteering for a child therapy group that held meetings at various local churches, Barbara Sinatra became convinced of the need for a... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Michael Last, MD - 07/01/2006 - Mention sailing and his eyes brighten. He smiles and you can almost feel the cool breeze in the bay, water splashing across the bow and the familiar “come about,”... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Keeping Our Patients Safe - 05/01/2006 - Whenever the paramedics are called, or when a person is admitted to a hospital, one of the challenges facing them, their families and the medical workers is the need to... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    Eisenhower Cardiovascular Surgeon At Atrial... - 03/01/2006 - Eisenhower Cardiovascular Surgeon S. N. Mitruka, MD, was one of a select group invited to participate in the Atrial Fibrillation Leaders’ Summit in Minneapolis,... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Personal Empowerment: An Underserved Need for the... - 03/01/2005 - Parkinson’s support groups are available at Eisenhower. Following a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, it is natural for individuals to experience a range of emotions... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    When Minutes Matter - 01/01/2006 - At the heart of the Eisenhower Medical Center hospital is the Cardiac Catheterization Lab — one of the central command centers of the Eisenhower campus, an area where... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Barbara Comess, MD, FCAP - 11/01/2005 - What comes to mind when thinking of pathology? For some, something altogether mysterious or elusive, like television’s Quincy or Crossing Jordan. But for Eisenhower... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Contributors - 09/01/2005 - Derek Spinney, PT, CSCS Derek Spinney, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Eisenhower Medical Center, has 21 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Eisenhower Hosts SilverHawk Teaching... - 07/01/2005 - On May 13, Eisenhower Medical Center became the first hospital in California to train physicians from throughout the United States in the use of the new SilverHawk™... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Eisenhower Medical Center – A Winning Combination - 05/01/2005 - A Mission To serve mankind with a selfless passion for excellence in patient care, research and education. Situated on a 130-acre campus in the heart of the Coachella... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Eating Right to Prevent - 09/10/2004 - If you could reduce your risk of breast cancer or prostate cancer by adjusting your diet, would you do it? Of course, most of us would answer “yes,” yet we still don’t... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    The Arnold Palmer Prostate Center - 01/01/2005 - When the Arnold Palmer Prostate Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center celebrates its grand opening in mid-January, men in the Coachella Valley and the entire... more
  • Jul-Aug 2004
    The Bionic Golfer - 07/01/2004 - Four knee injuries from football and skiing didn’t keep sixtytwo- year-old J.R. (James Richard) Delich off the golf course. Yet, a year ago this scratch player and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2004
    Abnormal Sweating Among Parkinson’s Patients - 03/01/2004 - Although many of us think of Parkinson’s disease as a medical disorder that causes shaking of the limbs, stiffness and slowness of movement, it can also cause other... more
  • Jan-Feb 2004
    Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Arthritis - 01/01/2004 - You hear a lot about arthritis on television, in newspaper flyers, and in health care magazine ads. But did you know that there are more than 100 different... more