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    Scripps Mercy Surgeons Implant Artificial Cervical Disc

    Scripps Mercy Hospital spine surgeon Jean Jacques Abitbol, M.D., along with co-investigator Sohaib Kureshi, M.D., chief of Neurosurgery at Scripps Mercy Hospital, is participating in a nationwide clinical trial for the implantation of artificial cervical discs. Dr. Abitbol, the lead investigator for ...

    • Thursday, April 27th, 2006
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    Scripps' Project Dulce Receives Houssay Award

    The National Minority Health Month Foundation (NMHMF) has awarded the Bernardo Alberto Houssay Award to Scripps Health’s Project Dulce, a community-based collaboration that effectively treats the unmet diabetes management needs of culturally specific populations in San Diego County.Scripps ...

    • Wednesday, April 12th, 2006
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    Governor Schwarzenegger Names Chris Van Gorder to state Commission on Emergency Medical Services

    California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has named Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder to the Commission on Emergency Medical Services. Van Gorder is a member of the California Hospital Association Board of Directors’ Executive Committee and immediate past chair of the ...

    • Monday, March 13th, 2006
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    Scripps Encinitas is North County's First Certified Primary Stroke Center

    ENCINITAS, CA. – Stroke symptoms can be difficult to identify and are often misinterpreted. As a result, many strokes are not treated urgently, even though short delays increase the patient’s chances of severe disability or death. In recognition of the importance of providing treatment ...

    • Thursday, March 9th, 2006
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    Documentary Highlights Integrative Medicine

    La Jolla, CA. The New Medicine, coming to PBS March 29, 2006, 9 p.m., is an in-depth look at the emerging field of mind-body medicine and how it is transforming health care in the United States. Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, La Jolla, is prominently featured in this two-hour documentary, ...

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    Chief Bowman Chairs Scripps Board

    San Diego Fire Chief Jeff Bowman is the new chair of the Scripps Health Board of Trustees.Bowman, who joined the board in 2004, has more than 12 years experience on health system governance boards in Los Angeles. Bowman came to San Diego as fire chief in 2002 from Anaheim where he had served as ...

    • Tuesday, February 21st, 2006
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    Scripps Mercy Surgeons Perform New Spine Procedure

    Scripps Mercy Hospital neurosurgeons Sohaib Kureshi, M.D. and Geoffrey Zubay, M.D., were the first in San Diego to perform a state-of-the-art procedure called X-Stop®. This revolutionary procedure was recently approved for patients with lumbar spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spine resulting ...

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    Gamma Knife Center Adds New Technology

    The San Diego Gamma Knife Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla will soon become the first facility in Southern California to offer the new Leksell Gamma Knife Model 4C. Developed in 1968, Gamma Knife, or stereotactic radiosurgery, is a noninvasive procedure to treat a variety of brain ...

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    Wittgrove Bariatric Center at Scripps La Jolla

    La Jolla, Calif. – Wittgrove Bariatric Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla announced today that it has been named an American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. The ASBS Center of Excellence designation recognizes surgical programs with a ...

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    Scripps Mercy's Residency Program Achieves 100% Pass Rate

    All 11 graduates from the 2005 Internal Medicine Program at Scripps Mercy Hospital recently passed the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board Examination. These results mark the tenth consecutive year that Scripps Mercy Hospital has had a 100 percent pass rate — a track record that ...

    • Friday, December 9th, 2005