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Matthew Scroggs, MD and Bradley Forsyth, MD Combine Offices

Memorial Medical Group Obstetricians/Gynecologists Matthew Scroggs, MD and Bradley Forsyth, MD have combined offices on the campus of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women. Their new location is ...

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Hospitalist Syed Saad, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Syed Saad, MD, an internal medicine physician to its staff. Dr. Saad will serve as a hospitalist, treating and caring for patients admitted to Lake Charles Memorial ...

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Internal Medicine and Pediatric Specialist, Kenneth Leger, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Kenneth Leger, MD, an internal medicine and pediatric specialist to its staff. He sees patients of all ages at the Lake Charles Memorial medical office building at 4345 ...

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Free Seminar: Stroke: Warning Signs and Prevention

Strokes – caused by blood clots or ruptures in the brain’s blood vessels – can occur quite suddenly with very little warning. The symptoms can often be overlooked or confusing, and ...

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Family Medicine Specialist, Joshua Whatley, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Joshua Whatley, MD, a board-certified family medicine specialist to its staff. He sees patients at the Lake Charles Memorial medical office building at 4345 Nelson ...

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Family Medicine Specialist, Carl Nabours, MD, joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Carl Nabours, MD a board-certified family medicine specialist to its staff. He sees patients at the Lake Charles Memorial medical office building at 4345 Nelson Road, ...

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Medical Oncologist & Hematologist Mohammad Khan, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Mohammad Khan, MD, a fellowship-trained hematologist and medical oncologist to its staff. He will see patients at his office at 2770 3 rd Avenue, Suite 210 on the Lake ...

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Obstetrician and Gynecologist Norman Stewart, MD, FACOG Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group Welcomes Norman Stewart, MD, FACOG, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist to its staff. He joins fellow OB/GYNs Gisele McKinney, MD and Joseph Semien, MD at their ...

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Memorial Patient Navigator Earns Professional Certification

Lenore Hayes, Patient Navigator for Lake Charles Memorial Cancer Center, is now an Oncology Patient Navigator–Certified Generalist™ (OPN-CG). This certification is the only one of its kind ...

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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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