Robotic Assisted Surgery Stories for Orange Coast Memorial

Pages

A New Era for Indigestion Intervention

When traveling, graphic design consultant Sandy Balthaser was frequently on deadline, so downtime wasn’t an option. Then she was burdened with a hiatal hernia, and with it the stomach-churning gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Food for Thought: A Remedy for Reflux

Atif Iqbal, MD, FACS, FASMBS, medical director of the MemorialCare Digestive Care Center at Orange Coast Memorial, explains how to guard against this digestive disorder.

Mitral Valve Surgery

Michael Walo was on vacation when he had difficulty breathing. He was admitted to the hospital, where he received unsettling news that he needed heart surgery.

The CyberKnife Advantage

As Clyde Cicotte rested comfortably on his back, a robotic arm moved slowly around him, delivering high-dose beams of radiation to a small, cancerous tumor in his prostate.

Pages