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Merit Health Central Names Polk ACNO

Brad Polk, RN, MSN, was recently named assistant chief nurse officer at Merit Health Central. Polk has 13 years of nursing experience, with over eight years at Merit Health Central. Prior to his new role, he worked as assistant nurse manager/nursing supervisor and director of intensive care/cardiovascular recovery. Before joining Merit Health Central, Polk worked at sister facility Merit Health ...

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Merit Health Burn Program adds new laser, Adcock named program director

David W. Adcock, MD, has been named director of the Joseph M. Still Burn & Reconstruction Center’s Laser and Reconstruction program at Merit Health Central. Adcock joined the burn program in July 2015 and has 21 years of laser experience in both research and therapeutic uses. Lasers are used for scar revision and other applications, including cosmetic treatments, and can ...

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Merit Health Central Adds Surgeon to Burn Center Medical Staff

Merit Health Central recently welcomed surgeon Jeffrey T. Gibbs, MD, to its burn center medical staff at Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc.. Gibbs is board certified in general surgery. Gibbs joins Merit Health Central from the main headquarters of Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc. Augusta, Ga. Along with general surgery, Gibbs performs plastic, general burn and hand surgery. ...

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Neurosurgeon joins Merit Health staff

Neurosurgeon Menarvia Nixon Gaddis, MD, has joined the medical staff of Merit Health Central. Nixon Gaddis specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the nervous system, including trauma, tumors, infections of the brain or spine, and developmental and degenerative diseases of the spine. Nixon Gaddis completed her neurological surgical residency at Louisiana State University’s Health Science Center ...

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Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Merit Health Central adds Culnan as surgeon

Surgeon Derek M. Culnan, MD. has joined Merit Health Central and the Joseph M. Still Burn Centers, Inc. Culnan recently completed a fellowship in burn surgery and critical care with Shriner’s Hospital for Children at the University of Texas in Galveston. He completed both his internship and residency in general surgery at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa. ...

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