News at MCOR

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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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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Dr. Susanna Tamkins Joins Visiting Specialist Program

The Medical Center welcomes Susanna Tamkins, O.D., F.A.A.O., of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, to its Visiting Specialist program. Dr. Tamkins, who also specializes in pediatric optometry, provides services to patients of all ages. Dr. Tamkins graduated from the University of California in 1992 and completed her residency at Pennsylvania College of Optometry, which is affiliated…
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Boutique D’ Reef: Don’t Miss Out!

Clear your calendar for Tuesday-Thursday, March 1-3, when the 32nd-annual Boutique D’ Reef opens the doors for great shopping with more than 30 vendors. Added this year are ten new, carefully curated vendors that won’t disappoint! Shop for beautiful clothing, linens, jewelry, leather goods and so much more. The brainchild of Adelaide Skoglund, Mary Zick…
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Boutique D’Reef: A Few Short Weeks Away!

Boutique D’ Reef will be back into full swing March 1-3 at the Town Hall. After last year’s need to “Reimagine the Boutique” – no thanks to the pandemic disruption – this year’s event will feature more than 30 vendors, some returning and some brand-new. Clothes, shoes, linens, jewelry, leather goods, children’s items and more…
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Night Out: Living with Movement Disorders

Join us for an evening with Justin Sporrer, M.D., neurosurgeon and director of functional neurosurgery at Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute. He specializes in general neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery, deep brain stimulation and high-intensity focused ultrasound (HiFU) for movement disorders. Our annual Night Out will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Carysfort Hall’s Pelican…
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