News at MCOR

Lecture Series: The Addiction Crisis and Solutions

Please join the Medical Center Foundation and the Healthnetwork Foundation in welcoming internationally renowned addiction expert Paul E. Keck Jr., M.D., who will host the next installment of this season’s Medical Center Lecture series on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Dr. Keck’s lecture will start at 5 p.m. at the Cultural Center Theatre. Dr. Keck is President…
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An “Uplifting” Evening, New Specialists, Lectures and More!

Nearly 50 ladies gathered Jan. 2 for Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ramiro Perez’s Ladies Night Out presentation. Dr. Perez, a visiting specialist at the Medical Center, sprinkled some humorous and entertaining stories among his more technical subject matter, which included information about a newer, non-invasive treatment called J-Plasma. This is a procedure that treats wrinkles, age…
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Ladies: Need a Lift?

It’s Ladies Night Out at the Medical Center this Wednesday, Jan. 2. Enjoy a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres while listening to Dr. Ramiro Perez, a plastic surgeon and one of the Medical Center’s visiting specialists, as he discusses all the latest advancements to help you look your best. Dr. Perez specializes in face and neck…
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We Have a Physiatrist! (What’s a Physiatrist?)

The Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of board-certified physiatrist, Ronald Tolchin, D.O., to our Visiting Specialists program. A physiatrist (pronounced fi-zahy-uh-trist) specializes in spine care and physical medicine. Dr. Tolchin specializes in all spine-related disorders, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, rheumatologic and soft tissue disorders, scoliosis and osteopathic medicine. He received his Bachelor’s degree…
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You Are What You Eat!

Overindulging during the holidays, or coming down with a virus or the flu, can wreak havoc on anyone’s system. Today there is a lot of emphasis on probiotics as a supplement or a food additive. We also hear about prebiotics, which can be thought of as a kind of fertilizer for probiotics. So what’s the…
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Summer Heat and Hurricanes: Be Prepared

This year will rank among the 10 warmest on record, according to the National Center for Environmental Information’s Global Annual Temperature Rankings Outlook. Prepare now by remembering your summertime arsenal of a hat, sunblock and lip sunscreen. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends a water-resistant, broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher for any…
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Summer Departure Reminders

Travel Planning Tips If you are planning to travel this summer, be sure to check the current COVID-19 information. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides updated travel information. To avoid delays, carry your COVID-19 vaccination card and take a photo of your card with your cell phone in the event you lose…
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Annual ‘Changing of the Guard’ at Joint Meeting

The Medical Center and Ocean Reef Medical Center Foundation held their joint Annual Meeting elections on April 12, welcoming new directors and thanking outgoing directors for their service. New Medical Center directors are Lori Young, Michael Fay and William Parfet. Mrs. Young was elected as the Medical Center’s corporate secretary. She is future chair for…
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Get Ready for Summer with FitMed!

Last fall the Medical Center launched a weight loss and management program called FitMed for patients interested in achieving their weight goals. The program has been a resounding success for participants. In the six months since the program’s inception last October, participants have lost a collective 708 pounds, averaging about 20 pounds per patient. What…
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Meet the Medical Center’s FemCare OB-GYNs

FemCare OB-GYN is a combination practice of obstetrics and gynecology offering a full spectrum of gynecological services. It specializes in traditional, robotic and laparoscopic gynecologic surgery, diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy, endometrial ablation, evaluation and management of urinary incontinence, and contraceptive management, high-risk obstetrics, infertility evaluation and treatment. Here at the Medical Center, our qualified physicians…
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