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Mid South Rehab Services partners to bring full therapy offerings to UMMC Grenada

The University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada is expanding patient rehabilitation care through a new partnership with Mid South Rehab Services Inc. Mid South Rehab Services is providing comprehensive, specialized services on the UMMC Grenada campus that include physical, occupational and speech therapy. As part of the agreement, UMMC Grenada rehabilitation services employees have become employees of Mid South Rehab, ...

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UMMC physicians offering services at Merit Health Madison

A business venture with Merit Health Madison is opening the door for University of Mississippi Medical Center physicians to perform surgeries and provide inpatient post-operative care at Merit Health’s hospital in Canton, effectively expanding UMMC’s adult hospital capacity and operating room availability. The business venture has been realized through a UMMC-affiliated not-for-profit company, Healthier Mississippi Collaborative, made possible by an ...

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Capital Ortho to serve as UMMC resident training facility

A new relationship between Capital Ortho and the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation will provide opportunities to expand and enhance private practice-based resident training. UMMC will place residents at Capital Ortho in Flowood to train in surgery and clinic operations, said Dr. Matthew Graves, UMMC professor of orthopaedic surgery and residency program director. That ...

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Dr. Maibam joins Nephrology Group

Amita Maibam, M.D., joined Nephrology and Hypertension Associates, Ltd. Dr. Maibam comes to Tupelo from Lexington, Kentucky, where she completed a nephrology fellowship at the University of Kentucky in July. She received a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore in 2014. She earned her medical degree from the College of Medical ...

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Shivangi joins Mental Health Services National Advisory Council

Mississippi Board of Mental Health member Dr. Sampat Shivangi has accepted an invitation from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to serve on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services National Advisory Council. Shivangi, of Ridgeland, serves on the Board of Mental Health in the role of the medical physician representative. ...

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Dr. Lane joins NMMC Rehabilitation Institute

Physical medicine and rehabilitation physician Michael Lane, M.D., has joined the medical staff of North Mississippi Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute. Lane comes to Tupelo from Johnston Willis Rehabilitation Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, where he has worked since 2016. He previously served as medical director of the Rehabilitation Institute of Southwest Louisiana in Lake Charles from 2010-2016. Prior to that, he ...

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Cardiologist joins Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular

Diego F. Alcivar, MD, FACC, joined Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular. At Heart & Vascular, Alcivar practices cardiac electrophysiology. His special interests include atrial fibrillation, complex arrhythmias, pacemakers, defibrillators, device and lead extractions and the WATCHMAN device. He received his medical degree from Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Alcivar completed an internship and residency at the ...

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Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes 2 gastroenterologists

Memorial Physician Clinics added Peter J. Bernheim, MD, Scott M. Gioe, MD, and Linnea Lake, Nurse Practitioner, in the practice of Gastroenterology at Memorial Physician Clinics Gastroenterology Center in Gulfport. Bernheim received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency, and was fellowship trained in Gastroenterology at the ...

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Anderson receives baby-friendly designation

Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian has been designated as a Baby-Friendly facility by Baby-Friendly, USA, Inc., the national authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative. Anderson joins 580 facilities across the United States that have achieved this honor, 12 of which are in Mississippi. The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative is a global program sponsored by the World Health ...

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