News at MCOR

Cannabis & Pain Management: Join the Virtual Broadcast

Couples Night Out at the Medical Center will be going virtual from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, with a presentation called Cannabis & Pain Management by Michelle Weiner, D.O., MPH. Dr. Weiner practices personalized medicine focusing on holistic treatment options to help patients improve their quality of life, decrease their dependency on pharmaceuticals…
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Introducing Neurosurgical Spine Specialist Nancy Epstein, M.D.

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Nancy Epstein, M.D., to the Medical Center’s Visiting Specialists program. Due to COVID-19, she will be offering spine consultations via telemedicine. Dr. Epstein is a Neurosurgical Spine Specialist with over 38 years of experience. She is also Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery at School of Medicine, SUNY…
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Live Broadcast: Stopping Alzheimer’s Disease with Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D.

Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D., will kick off the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series with important information in neurogenetics aimed at finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. His lecture will be live broadcast at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at https://oceanreef2021.hosted.events/Home Dr. Tanzi started the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund in 2004 with Co-Chairman Jeff Morby, Director Jacqui Morby…
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Ladies Night Out: Live Broadcast Wednesday, Jan. 6

The Medical Center presents a Ladies Night Out with a new twist: via live broadcast at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6. Due to the live broadcase, for which we thank Ocean Reef Club providing the link, there is no social distancing required and no attendance limit. Please check your Club email for information on joining…
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Keeping You Up-to-Date about COVID-19 and Vaccines

Distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has begun in many states. The amount each state has received and the criteria for distribution varies, with nursing home patients and healthcare workers receiving priority. There is changing information on who will be eligible next, based on age and health criteria and the number of doses delivered to each…
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Announcing: The Reimagined Boutique D’ Reef!

Boutique D’ Reef plays an important role for the Medical Center’s fund-raising efforts, and while this is an unusual year for everything and everyone, the tradition — now in its 31st year — will continue on a smaller scale with some fabulous shopping opportunities. From Feb. 28 through March 24, seven alternating Boutique vendors will…
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I’m Vaccinated. Now What?

Thanks to the Medical Center’s quick response to obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine and the support of so many community volunteers, most people have or will soon receive their second vaccinations. The anxious feeling we’ve all endured for over a year is slowly fading, but vigilance is still needed. As of Feb. 9, the Centers for…
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Physical Therapy is Growing

The Medical Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Department is pleased to introduce Adriana Gonzalez. She joins seasoned co-workers Miguel Gonzalez, PTA, Department Supervisor (no relation to Adriana); and Meagan Starnes, DPT. Adriana earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida International University. Some of her previous hands-on training was performed at Baptist Hospital acute…
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Women and Heart Disease: February is Heart Month

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., with someone suffering a heart attack or stroke every 40 seconds. But symptoms can differ between men and women. Symptoms of a heart attack — like the “elephant on the chest” feeling — can be experienced by both…
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Lecture Series Live Broadcast: Making the Right Decisions When it Comes to Your Cardiac Intervention

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, for the next installment of the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series. This lecture will take the form of a live broadcast. Speaker David H. Adams, M.D., is the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Professor and System Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Icahn…
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