News at MCOR

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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Eye Care in the Summer Sun

The sun’s angle in relation to the earth varies according to the season, and during the summer months the sun shines on us more directly, resulting in a greater amount of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Always use your sunblock lotion, hat and sunglasses. UV rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., so be extra…
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Physical Therapy: Keep Moving this Summer

Though this has been a challenging season for many, the Medical Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Department has had a very successful season. Through teamwork, compassion, and their multifaceted clinical skills, Department Manager Miguel Gonzalez, Meagan Starnes and Adriana Gonzalez have helped many return to the activities they love. The department will continue to…
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Changing of the Guard at Medical Center, Foundation

Medical Center Elects New Chairman The Medical Center extends its sincere appreciation to retiring Chairman Ken Karl. Mr. Karl served as chairman of the Medical Center Board of Directors from 2018 until this year’s annual meeting of members held on April 13. Director Michael Berman, who has served on the Medical Center Board since 2019,…
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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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Lecture Series: Aggressive Skin Cancer

This lecture will be live broadcast at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 9. Click here to go to the live broadcast. Please join us at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, for our next lecture, “By the Skin of Your Teeth: Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Aggressive Skin Cancer.” This latest installment in our 2021 Lecture Series…
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Announcing: The Reimagined Boutique D’ Reef!

Boutique D’ Reef plays an important role for the Medical Center’s fund-raising efforts, and while this is an unusual year for everything and everyone, the tradition — now in its 31st year — will continue on a smaller scale with some fabulous shopping opportunities. From Feb. 28 through March 24, seven alternating Boutique vendors will…
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I’m Vaccinated. Now What?

Thanks to the Medical Center’s quick response to obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine and the support of so many community volunteers, most people have or will soon receive their second vaccinations. The anxious feeling we’ve all endured for over a year is slowly fading, but vigilance is still needed. As of Feb. 9, the Centers for…
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