News at MCOR

Ladies Night Out Wed., Jan. 17, with Jill S. Waibel, M.D.

Forty-three years ago a shocking photo from the Vietnam War showed a naked 9-year-old Vietnamese girl covered in napalm, burning and running down a road. With more than a third of her body burned, it created scar tissue four times the thickness of her skin. After a grueling two years in the hospital, Kim Phuc…
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Lecture Series: “Soothing that Barking Dog in Our Brains”

Wait … what? Barking dogs in our brains? What’s this about? Come on out to the Cultural Center Theatre next Tuesday, Jan. 9, and hear Harvard Medical School Psychiatry Professor Gregory Lewis Fricchione, M.D., pictured at right, tell us about “Soothing that Barking Dog in Our Brains.” His lecture will begin at 5 p.m. with a post-lecture…
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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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