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Drs. Daigle and Kelley Receive Obesity Medicine Certification

Memorial Medical Group board-certified internal medicine physician Leigh Daigle, MD and board-certified family medicine physician Holley Kelley, DO have achieved an obesity medicine certification from ...
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Archer Institute Officially Opens to the Public

The most modern inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services are now available in Southwest Louisiana. The Archer Institute is officially open, offering treatment for mental health and ...
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Memorial Makes Hi-Tech Football Possible

Lake Charles Memorial Health System is dedicated to not only treating athletic injuries, but preventing them and head injuries are at that top of that list. Putting action behind the mission means ...
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Beauregard Health System and Lake Charles Memorial Health System Announce Affiliation

Beauregard Health System and Lake Charles Memorial Health System are pleased to announce the parties have entered into a clinical affiliation agreement. This agreement will create a partnership that ...
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Searching For Your Next Nursing Career Adventure?

Ciao Nurses! Are you searching for your next nursing career adventure? As the healthcare leader in Southwest Louisiana, Lake Charles Memorial Health System offers our nurses more than just a ...
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Michael Costello Joins Lake Charles Memorial as Vice President of Physician Services

Michael Costello, Jr. is the new Vice President of Physician Services for Lake Charles Memorial Health System. Mr. Costello is responsible for the operations of the Memorial Medical Group, which ...
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Memorial Welcomes New Community Outreach Specialist

Lake Charles Memorial Health System welcomes Sally Brockman as the new Community Outreach Specialist in the marketing department. Brockman coordinates monthly seminars for the public, represents the ...
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Memorial Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Screening

Beginning Monday, March 12, 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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Occupational Therapist, Kelli Moore, achieves Hand Therapy Certification

Occupational Therapist, Kelli Moore, recently achieved a Hand Therapy Certification from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC). The nationally recognized certification makes Moore one of ...
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Memorial Hospital Recognized for Pharmacy Excellence

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital pharmacy recently received two awards from Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) during their annual meeting and awards program in Scottsdale, Arizona. Memorial was ...
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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Thanks to earlier detection –through screening and increased awareness— and better treatments, a woman's risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, ...
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LCMH Establishes the Memorial Relief Fund

Lake Charles Memorial Health System joins the effort to help all of the hospitals and their employees that were in the line of Hurricane Harvey. The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial established the ...
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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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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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