News at MCOR

Get to Know Your Medical Center

If you are a recent Ocean Reef Club member or homeowner, you may not yet be familiar with the Medical Center, your accredited, on-site provider of medical care of all types and specialties. Even if you’re a longtime Ocean Reef resident, you may be unaware of some of the many professional services available a golf…
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Fun-Raiser 2022: And the Winner is … the Medical Center!

The 40th-annual Medical Center Fun-Raiser is now history! There was something for everyone this year, be it tennis, golf (9- or 18-hole) or pickleball, and even a chance to try your luck at winning up to $10,000 in cash … all for a good cause: the Ocean Reef Medical Center Foundation! The 40th-annual Fun-Raiser took…
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Yes, it Tastes Delicious

March is National Nutrition Month and a good reminder to think about how and what you eat. The best-tasting foods are salty, sugary and fatty, and all taste wonderfully good — so an occasional indulgence is going to happen. Limiting your intake of salt, sugar and fat takes a conscious effort. Start small by making…
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Lecture Series: Pediatric Orthopedics

Learn about the science of pediatric orthopedics during the latest installment of the 2022 Medical Center Lecture Series, coming to the Cultural Center Theatre at 5 p.m. Monday, March 14. Please note that unlike other lectures that usually take place on Tuesdays, this lecture takes place on Monday. “ACL Reconstructions in Pediatrics and Mission Moments…
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Lecture Series: Aging and Pelvic Health

“Aging and Your Pelvic Health: What You Really Need to Know” is the subject of our next Lecture Series presentation, presented by Sangeeta Tina Mahajan, M.D., of University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Mahajan, Division Head of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at University Hospitals, will make her presentation at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March…
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Physical Therapy: Here We Grow Again!

The Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Department is growing again, welcoming Carolyn Burke to the PT team. “Ms. Burke will be handling the department’s administrative duties which include scheduling, insurance authorizations and referral,” Department Supervisor Miguel Gonzalez, PTA, said. “We are also pleased to announce that Adriana Gonzalez, DPT, is working towards certification in the…
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Cold and Flu Season is Approaching

September is a good time to prepare for the upcoming cold and influenza (flu) season. Flu season will be starting soon and generally peaks around January, and the flu vaccine takes approximately two weeks for antibodies to build and become effective. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “For people younger than…
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Dermatology News

The Medical Center’s Visiting Specialists program has expanded to include an additional Board-certified Dermatologist. Dermatology is a very popular specialty and we are pleased to announce that Alexandra Price, M.D., will soon begin seeing patients at the Center. Dr. Price is the daughter of Dr. Debra Price who has been providing dermatology services at the…
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Summer Services at the Medical Center

If you are interested in seeing a specialist at Ocean Reef during the summer months, check the Visiting Specialists page for a calendar of Visiting Specialists who are available during the off-season. Several of our Visiting Specialists and other departments maintain schedules here throughout the summer months. One of those departments is the Physical Therapy…
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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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