MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center

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Brooke La Duca, M.D. the associate program director at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center’s Family Medicine Program, and the director of the Global Health AOC (area of concentration) was named the 2021 Munzer Family Award Recipient for excellence in teaching and research. The Rudolph J. and Daphne A. Munzer Foundation …continue reading

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On Monday, Sept 13, frontline healthcare workers and physicians at MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach received hundreds of hot meals from local restaurant Johnny Rebs, along with a $10,000 check to support future meals to uplift spirits during the pandemic, from the …continue reading

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The Family Medicine Residency Program’s Transgender & Non-Binary Clinic at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center is not only celebrating Pride Month, but also the one-year anniversary of the inception (opened July 2020) of this very needed clinic in the Long Beach community. The Clinic offers a wide range of services, …continue reading

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On Wednesday, May 19, MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach completed a $2.1 million year-long project to renovate the Emergency Department and upgrade the department’s “Fast Track” triage area to an enhanced “Super Track” with the ultimate goal of decreasing wait times and …continue reading

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On Wednesday, April 28, 21-year-old Chef Jack Witherspoon, former Miller Children’s & Women’s patient donated hundreds of his Skonies to hardworking staff at MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. Skonies, created and perfected by Jack, are a cross between a cookie and a …continue reading

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Amandeep Bhalla, M.D., board-certified and fellowship trained in orthopaedic spine surgery, has been named the medical director of the Spine Centerat MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. In this new role, Dr. Bhalla will help align physician leadership, clinical outcomes and advanced technology through collaborating with administration and participating in strategic …continue reading

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MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center employees celebrated a postponed National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 26 by forming a giant (socially distanced and red masked) “human heart” to raise awareness of the No. 1 killer of American women —heart disease — and to support the millions of women affected …continue reading

The MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Medical Center is expanding its leadership team by naming Elvis Cami, M.D. as the first medical director of advanced cardiac imaging. Advanced cardiac imaging is transforming the way heart disease is diagnosed and treated, significantly improving patient outcomes. Dr. Cami brings …continue reading

The MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Medical Center is expanding its leadership team with accomplished Southern California cardiologist, David Shavelle, M.D., being named medical director of adult cardiology. Dr. Shavelle is bringing his extensive leadership experience in cardiology to this new role that will provide leadership and …continue reading

The MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Medical Center is now offering the WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device for patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). These patients are often at high risk of suffering a stroke and need to take lifelong anticoagulation medication (i.e. blood thinners) to reduce …continue reading

MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center employees celebrated National Wear Red Day on Friday, 
Feb. 7 by forming a giant “human heart” to raise awareness of the No. 1 killer of American women and to support the millions of women affected by heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, heart …continue reading