News at MCOR

Medical Center Welcomes New Neurology, Endocrinology Specialists

The Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of visiting specialists Dr. Victor Faradji and Dr. Pascual DeSantis. Victor Faradji, M.D., is a board-certified neurologist and practices general adult and adolescent neurology with a special interest in electromyography (EMG), a diagnostic procedure to assess the health of muscles and the nerve cells (motor neurons)…
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Medical Center Names New Chief Operating Officer

Please join us in welcoming Christopher Grant to the Medical Center’s leadership team. Grant, former Director of Physician Practice Operations for Baptist Health Medical Group joined the Medical Center team as Chief Operating Officer on Monday, Aug. 5. He was simultaneously promoted to Assistant Vice President at Baptist Health. Grant has been a valued employee…
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No More Hassles with Holter Monitors

Anyone who has experienced using a Holter monitor (yes, it’s Holter, not “halter”) knows how inconvenient the lead wires can be during daily activities and while trying to sleep. The Medical Center now offers the use of Zio by iRhythm. A small, wearable, water-resistant patch device, the Zio has no wires to manage or batteries…
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Measles: In the News Today

Nearly 840 cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states since Jan. 1, and new cases are making frequent headlines. “This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000,” the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Measles is a highly contagious…
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Summer, Skin and Sunscreen: What You Need to Know

May is national Skin Cancer Prevention Month and time to pull out the sunscreen, a product that plays a big role in helping to prevent many skin cancers. You can avoid forgetting the sunscreen by leaving handy extras in places like your golf cart, car or boat. Sunscreen manufacturers make finding a convenient carrying size…
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