Posts Tagged ‘surgery’

Hearing set for man charged with murder after illegal buttocks implant

by Associated Press Published: September 24,2012

Tags: bench, cosmetic, court, death, deparved heart murder, fatality, health, health care, implant, judge, judicial, judiciary, medical, mediciane, murder, surgery, trial

JACKSON — A preliminary hearing is scheduled today for a Mississippi man charged with depraved-heart murder after performing an illegal buttocks implant that killed a Georgia woman. Morris Garner, who has had gender-changing surgeries and goes by the name Tracey Lynn Garner, is charged with doing the procedure in March at a house in Jackson. […] [...]

Study ranks River Oaks second in nation for spinal procedure

by MBJ Staff Published: July 23,2012

Tags: health, health care, hispital, media, medicine, medikcal, rank, ranking, spine, spine surgery, surgery

FLOWOOD — River Oaks Hospital has received the nation’s second-highest ranking among hospitals performing spine discectomy, or the surgical removal of herniated discs that are pressing on a nerve or the spinal cord. River Oaks was also ranked 21st on the list of the nation’s top 25 hospitals in the area of spine fusion, a […] [...]

River Oaks physician performs new surgery for first time in state

by MBJ Staff Published: April 30,2012

Tags: doctors, health, heatlh care, hospitals, medicasl, medicine, physicians, surgeons, surgery

FLOWOOD — River Oaks Hospital reports it is pioneering the use of a minimally invasive surgical device to treat the sacroiliac (SI) joint. Dr. Winston Capel, a neurosurgeon, has performed the state’s first SI joint fusion surgery at River Oaks Hospital using the minimally-invasive iFuse Implant System, according to the hospital. Capel, who according to […] [...]

DRMC announces chief of staff

Delta Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is pleased to announce Robert L. Curry, M.D., Urologist, as its new Chief of Staff.  As Chief of Staff, Curry will serve as Chief Medical Officer, as well as on the Board of Trustees at DRMC. Stansel Harvey, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer at DRMC says, “Dr. Hayek did a remarkable […] [...]

Team performs first heart transplant in years

by MBJ Staff Published: September 23,2011

Tags: healthcare, heart, heart transplant, hospitals, medicine, pediatrics, surgery

JACKSON — According to the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), its pediatric heart transplant team has performed the first heart transplant in eight years on 13-year-old Malcolm Jones of Winona. Jones underwent surgery Sept. 18 at Batson Children’s Hospital. He is listed in fair condition. The pediatric heart transplant program had become inactive due […] [...]

Hybrid Plastics technology used in pioneering procedure

by MBJ Staff Published: August 24,2011

Tags: education, healthcare, higher education, medicine, plastics, polymers, surgery

HATTIESBURG — Medical history was made in recently with the world’s first synthetic organ transplant, according to Hattiesburg-based Hybrid Plastics. A terminally ill cancer patient received a new lease on life with the transplant of a synthetic trachea made from a POSS nanocomposite polymer. The composite made from POSS and PCU (Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane & […] [...]

Holm performing surgery at Hattiesburg Clinic

by MBJ Staff Published: August 15,2010

Tags: Hattiesburg Clinic, Neal T. Holm, surgery

Neal T. Holm, M.D., has joined Hattiesburg Clinic’s Department of Surgery. Holm studied biochemistry at Louisiana State University and holds a medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, La. He completed a general surgery internship and residency at Louisiana State University Health Science Center. Holm is a member of the American […] [...]

Thompson pioneers new procedure

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg Clinic, J. Keith Thompson, surgery

J. Keith Thompson, DO, FACOS, vascular specialist with Hattiesburg Clinic, recently became the first vascular specialist in Mississippi to perform a new surgical technique known as carotid flow-reversal.  This advanced technique, which is used to open blocked neck arteries that can often cause strokes, involves temporarily reversing blood flow to part of the brain while […] [...]

CMMC welcomes Proctor, Adams

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: Bobby E. Proctor, Central Mississippi Medical Center, CMMC, Craig V. Adams, medical, surgery

Central Mississippi Medical Center (CMMC) is pleased to welcome Bobby E. Proctor, M.D., to its medical staff and the practice of Steven Coachys, M.D., Brent Meadors, M.D., and Kelly Sosa, C.F.N.P., at Byram Family Doctors. Proctor received a medical degree from the University of Saint Eustatius School of Medicine, Netherlands Antilles, where he received an […] [...]

Johnson joins Hattiesburg Clinic

John A. Johnson III, M.D., is joining  Hattiesburg Clinic’s Department of Surgery.  Johnson received his medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson.  He completed an internship in general surgery at the National Naval Medical Center, National Capitol Region, in Bethesda, Md.  He completed his residency in general surgery at University of […] [...]

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