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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Receives Largest Gift in its History

    (SAN DIEGO, CA) – Conrad T. Prebys, noted San Diego developer, has made a gift of $10 million to support Scripps Mercy Hospital’s emergency department and trauma services. This life-saving, transformational gift is the largest donation to the not-for-profit hospital in its 116-year ...

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    Just Announced! Scripps Building New Cardiovascular Institute Studies show that higher volumes result in better outcomes when it comes to cardiac procedures. Scripps’ plans for a new major Cardiovascular Institute unite the expertise and technology of multiple cardiac programs under one roof ...

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    Treatment Options for Chronic Heartburn

    by Dan I. Giurgiu, M.D., F.A.C.S., Scripps Mercy Hospital Heartburn is a common ailment experienced by many Americans each day. The intense burning discomfort in the chest or throat is the result of harsh stomach acid coming into contact with and irritating the delicate lining of the esophagus, the ...

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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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    The Many Roles of Mercy Clinic

    In 1946, when Mercy physicians helped create the Guadalupe Clinic in Barrio Logan, they were trying to fulfill a community need, to create a place where all people could get care—in many ways, that dream has come true at Mercy Clinic. With more than 30,000 patient visits each year, the clinic ...

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    Mercy Outreach Surgical Team Treats 293 Children

    The Mercy Surgical Outreach Team (MOST) recently returned from Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico, where members performed 293 procedures to repair cleft palates, cleft lips and strabismus or crossed-eyes. “Correcting the deformities of these children boosts their self-esteem, " says Thomas ...

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    Pacific Bariatric and Scripps Mercy Designated Center of Excellence

    SAN DIEGO – Pacific Bariatric Surgical Medical Group (PBSMG) and Scripps Mercy Hospital have been designated as an American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS) Bariatric Center of Excellence by the ASBS and the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). This prestigious designation also includes ...

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    Scripps Mercy Medical Group One of California's Best

    The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has identified Southern and Northern California’s top performing physician organizations, based on their care, patient satisfaction and investment in information technologies that support quality care. Scripps Mercy Medical Group in San Diego was ...

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    AARP Names Scripps One of the Country's Best Employers

    Scripps, one of the San Diego region’s largest private employers as well as one of the area’s largest health care providers, has been rated the second-best employer in the country by AARP’s annual survey of “Best Employers for Workers over 50.” This is the second year ...

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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista Celebrates All Digital Cath Lab

    Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista now has the ability to better view and treat coronary artery blockages that could cause heart attacks or other serious cardiovascular damage with a new state- of-the-art Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Last August the hospital held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ...