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.
Surgical Care Success Stories
When the new MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Memorial opened this past spring, the mission was simple: to improve patients’ lives by relieving pain and restoring independence.
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.
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.
Like many women, Linda Mendoza was anxious about having surgery.