News at MCOR

October is in the Pink!

October is in the Pink! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s a great occasion to schedule your mammogram. The Susan G. Komen Foundation predicts that in 2021 there may be: 281,550 new cases of breast cancer 49,290 new cases of ductal carcinoma (in situ) non-invasive breast cancer. (In situ means the cancer…
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Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Partners with Visiting Specialist Program

The Medical Center is collaborating with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to provide pediatric care for children up to 18 years of age. Two pediatric physicians have been selected to offer services to the Medical Center’s Visiting Specialist program. Rosa Fernandez, M.D., F.A.A.P.; and Iris Silverberg, M.D., F.A.A.P.; are board-certified Pediatric Physicians with many years of experience.…
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Introducing Lauren Nicholas, OD, FAAO

The Medical Center is pleased to announce that Lauren Nicolas, OD, will be seeing optometry patients at the Center beginning Oct. 15. She is on staff with Drs. Gerald Furnari and Robert Lofton of South Florida Eye Care Centers in Homestead, Florida. Dr. Nicholas specializes in primary care and ocular disease with proficiency in the…
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Need to See a Specialist this Summer?

The Medical Center’s Visiting Specialists will have modified clinic times during the summer months. Please check below for news concerning specific specialists and their schedules. Click any specialists’ name to open their page and learn more about them: Dr. Varee Poochareon and Dr. Caitlin Martin-Lutz of the Skin Center of South Miami’s dermatology group have…
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Summer Means Skin Cancer Awareness Time

With summer approaching and national Skin Cancer Awareness Month just having passed, the summer months are a good time to take stock of your sunscreen supplies. Discard any expired sunscreen and replenish with a fresh supply. When choosing a sunscreen, look for the words “broad spectrum” to protect the skin from UVA (ultraviolet A) and…
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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Parkinson’s disease affects approximately one million people in the U.S. and six million worldwide. It’s believed to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The loss of dopaminergic neurons in the area of the brain called the substantia nigra is the main finding in Parkinson’s disease. Environmental risk factors associated with Parkinson’s…
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Lecture Series: The Future of Neuroscience

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, for the latest lecture in our 2021 Lecture Series: A live broadcast with Michael McDermott. M.D., neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Executive at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute. Tuesday evening’s lecture is entitled “Neurosurgery, Neuroscience and the Future at Miami Neuroscience Center of Excellence.” Click here to…
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2021 Fun-Raiser: In the Record Books

The 39th-Annual Fun-Raiser is history! Picture-perfect weather cooperated for this year’s sporting events of golf, tennis and pickleball, and provided the perfect setting for our three lucky, cash-prize raffle winners. And the raffle was a winner too! This year’s raffle raised the highest amount ever, breaking the $200,000 mark! We want to give a big…
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Spring Has Sprung — Along with Seasonal Rhinitis

Seasonal Rhinitis is another term for hay fever or seasonal allergies. Late winter and early spring are the time of year when everything comes into bloom in Florida and pollen is high. The Weather Channel app for Android and Apple has a section called Allergy Forecast that reports the pollen outlook along with a breakdown…
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Fun-Raiser: Just a Year Shy of 40!

If you haven’t purchased a raffle ticket for a chance to win up to $10,000, or you haven’t signed up for any of the sporting events, now is the time! Next week is the Medical Center’s 39th-annual Fun-Raiser with tennis and pickleball on Tuesday and 9- and 18-hole golf on Wednesday. Your participation supports not…
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