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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Center Earns National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) today announced that Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Center & Residency Program has received a Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) ...
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