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Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's, Tremors and Involuntary Muscle Contractions available at Memorial

Lake Charles Memorial now offers Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy, an FDA approved treatment option for those with Parkinson’s disease, tremors and involuntary muscle contractions ...

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Dr. Brett Cascio Moving Office Locations

Dr. Brett Cascio, orthopedic surgeon with Orthopaedic Specialists, a part of the Memorial Medical Group, is moving to Memorial Medical Group Office Building 4345 Nelson Road, Suite 201 Lake Charles, ...

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Memorial Breaks Through with Robotic-Assisted Knee Surgeries

Navio™ robotic-assisted partial and total knee replacement is now available at Lake Charles Memorial. Partial and total knee replacement removes diseased bone while sparing healthy tissue and ...

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RN Extern Program Accepting Applications

The Extern Program at Lake Charles Memorial Health System is for senior nursing students currently enrolled in a registered nurse degree program. It gives the student a chance to prepare themselves ...

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Free Seminar: Hands, Shoulders, Knees and Toes

The song we all sang and loved as children also points out a few of the most common areas of aches and pains we endure as adults. From overuse and injury to arthritis and swelling, these discomforts ...

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Memorial Specialty Hospital Names Co-Medical Directors

Peter Karam, MD and A.F. Abu Shamat, MD will serve as co-medical directors for Memorial Specialty Hospital. Dr. Karam is an internal medicine physician at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Dr. Shamat is ...

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Memorial for Women Achieves Louisiana's Highest Breastfeeding Quality Designation

Louisiana’s primary breastfeeding designation given by The Gift has been awarded to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women. The Louisiana Department of Health – Office of Public Health ...

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Memorial Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

Anna Cazes, DSN, RN has joined Lake Charles Memorial Health System as its new Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. Cazes received an Associates Degree in Nursing from Algonquin College, ...

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Memorial Welcomes New Vice President of Finance

Brian Kirk, CPA, MBA, FHFMA, FACHE, CMPE has joined Lake Charles Memorial Health System as its new Vice President of Finance. Kirk comes to Memorial with more than 20 years of healthcare financial and ...

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Memorial Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial awarded full tuition scholarships to three students of St. Louis Catholic High School through the Dwayne Henry Scholarship Fund. Alexandria Goodley, Matthew ...

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Memorial Opens Todd Terrace

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital opened a new courtyard space called the Todd Terrace at the main hospital campus on Oak Park Boulevard. The terrace was built in place of a former designated smoking ...

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Memorial Honors Cardiologist Dr. William R. Condos, Jr.

Lake Charles Memorial Health System has completed renovations and upgrades to its non-invasive cardiology unit located on the 3rd floor the hospital's main campus. It was recently renamed in honor ...

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Desonier Receives Dry Needling Certification

Reba Desonier, a physical therapist with Lake Charles Memorial Health System is now certified to perform dry needling. Dry needling is an effective treatment for chronic pain, acute pain, radicular ...

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Memorial Reaches Halfway Mark on $14.5 Million ER Expansion

Lake Charles Memorial has wrapped up Phase 2 of a four-phase project to expand and renovate the emergency department. Phase 2 adds a new enlarged waiting room, two triage stations, a fast-track area ...

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RN Job Fair November 3

If you’re looking for a steady, growing and forward-thinking organization to take your career to the next level, then join us as we celebrate our growth and success as the largest healthcare ...

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Free Seminar: An Ounce of Prevention

Vaccinations. Mammograms. Prostate cancer screenings. Colonoscopies. You know what they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Through simple preventative care such as vaccinations and ...

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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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