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Memorial Breaks Ground on New Behavioral Health Hospital

Lake Charles Memorial Health System is moving forward with a $19 million behavioral health hospital in South Lake Charles. Memorial officially broke ground on the new facility on the morning of ...

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Free Seminar: Nixing the Nicotine

Any doctor will tell you – smoking is one of the worst things you can do for your health. But despite the health risks, the stinky smell, the constant interruptions to daily life when the urge ...

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Internist Craig Greenman, MD, Accepting New Patients

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Craig Greenman, MD, an internal medicine physician to its staff. He is accepting new patients at Internal Medicine Clinic of Lake Charles located at 2770 3 rd Avenue. ...

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Memorial Urgent Care Now Open!

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OB Care 20th Anniversary Celebration

In celebration of 20 years of service to the mothers and mothers-to-be of our community, OB Care is hosting an anniversary open house on Saturday, September 10. The event will be held at the OB Care ...

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Internist Leigh Daigle, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Leigh Daigle, MD, a board certified internal medicine physician to its staff. She will see patients at the new Lake Charles Memorial medical office building located at ...

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Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon J. Gregory Lugo, MD, Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes J. Gregory Lugo, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon to its staff. Dr. Lugo will see patients at Heart & Vascular ...

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Memorial Leads McNeese Sports Medicine Program

Lake Charles Memorial Health System is leading a new partnership with McNeese State University and area doctors to provide medical care to the university’s student athletes. The Memorial-McNeese ...

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Family Medicine Specialist Holley Kelley, DO joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Holley Kelley, DO, a board certified family medicine specialist. She will see patients at the new Lake Charles Memorial medical office building located at 4345 Nelson ...

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Cutting Edge Intensive Care Unit Opens

The region’s newest and largest state-of-the art, 15,102 sq ft. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is here and located on the 9th Floor of Lake Charles Memorial’s Oak Park Campus. The 16-bed, $6 ...

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Physiatrist Alyson Jones, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes physiatrist Alyson Jones to its staff. She will see patients at Orthopaedic Specialists located on the third floor of 1717 Oak Park Boulevard in Lake Charles. Dr. Jones ...

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Free Seminar: Healthy Eating - Straight from the Source

Everyone knows that eating more fruits and vegetables is a very important part of health and wellness, and having access to the freshest, locally-grown produce can help not only make eating better ...

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Lake Charles Memorial Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the cancer program at Lake Charles Memorial Health System. To earn ...

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Free Seminar: HPV Vaccine 101

In the last several years, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has gained a great deal of attention and support because of its ability to prevent various strains of HPV – which is the leading ...

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Samuel E. Sprehe, MD, Seeing Patients in DeRidder

Starting May 19, 2016, Memorial Medical Group physician Samuel E. Sprehe, MD, board certified otolaryngologist with a subspecialty in allergies, will begin seeing patients every other Thursday in ...

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MOSS MEMORIAL URGENT CARE CLINIC

Moss Memorial Urgent Care Clinic is located at 1000 Walters St., Lake Charles and serves the uninsured and underinsured population by providing quick access to primary care for those with non-emergent ...

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Memorial Hospital Honors Prien Lake Elementary Artists

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored students who participated in the Young at Art Program. The program, which spotlights artwork from a different local elementary school each month, was ...

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Memorial Hospital Honors Prien Lake Elementary Artists

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored students who participated in the Young at Art Program. The program, which spotlights artwork from a different local elementary school each month, was ...

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Memorial Hospital Honors Frasch Elementary Artists

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored students who participated in the Young at Art Program in January/February. The program, which spotlights artwork from a different local elementary ...

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Free Seminar: Looking Your Best at Any Age

As we age, our skin loses some of its original suppleness, elasticity and glow, often leaving us with lines, wrinkles, sun spots and splotches. While completely stopping the aging process is ...

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Dr. Gurjot Basra, Rheumatologist is Accepting New Patients

Dr. Gurjot Basra, a rheumatologist with the Memorial Medical Group, is fellowship-trained and board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Rheumatology. Dr. ...

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Doctors' Day: Recognizing Expert Care

Memorial is proud to acknowledge the excellent service and care provided by the more than 250 physicians working in and with our health system on this National Doctors’ Day, March 30, 2016. ...

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Free Seminar: ADHD Across the Lifespan

Chances are you know all about the demons of distraction: technology overload, interruptions, multitasking, noisy settings, stress, fatigue, illness, and an unruly mind. But if distractions, ...

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Memorial Hospital Honors John F. Kennedy Elementary School Artists

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital recently honored students who participated in their Young at Art Program. The program, which spotlights artwork from a different local elementary school each month, was ...

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Memorial Hospital Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Screening

Beginning Monday, March 21 Lake Charles Memorial Health System will once again offer free colorectal screening kits in an effort to help detect colorectal cancer at its earliest—and most ...

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