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The Role of a Radiologist as Part of Your Health Care Team
A radiologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating disease and injury through the use of medical imaging techniques such as x-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and many more. In this segment, Sam Zeim, MD, discusses the role of a radiologist as a part of your health care team.
Hospitalist Medicine: Part of Your Care Team
According to the Society of Hospital Medicine, hospital medicine is a medical specialty dedicated to the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. Internists practicing hospital medicine are frequently called "hospitalists. In this segment, Dr. Fari Kamalpour, DO, Director of the Hospitalist program at Corona Regional Medical Center, discusses the role of a hospitalist and why they are an important part of your care team if you have to be hospitalized.
Urinary Tract Infections
According to the National Institutes of Health, urinary tract infections are one of the most common types of infection and account for around 8.1 million visits to doctors each year. They can affect the kidneys, bladder, and the tubes that run between them. Listen as Dr. Michael Louis, a specialist in urology and a member of the Medical Staff at Corona Regional Medical Center, discusses urinary tract infections and how your age, habits, or health conditions can make a UTI more likely.
Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colon and Rectal Cancers.
Minimally invasive surgery usually results in quicker healing and less scarring. Because the procedures are performed through small incisions, patients experience smaller scars and quicker recoveries. Additionally, using advanced robotic systems can give doctors greater control and vision during surgery, allowing them to perform safe, less invasive, and precise surgical procedures for colon and rectal cancers. In this segment, Dr. Festus Dada, general and colorectal surgeon and member of...
Incontinence: Treatment May Offer a Better Quality Of Life
Many American men and women suffer from urinary incontinence. Some may be hesitant to seek treatment as they may be embarrassed about this condition, or they may think nothing can be done. In this segment, Dr. Erin Katz, Urologist and member of the Medical Staff at Corona Regional Medical Center, discusses urinary incontinence and why seeking treatment may offer a better quality of life for those that suffer with this highly treatable condition.
What to Expect From Your Patient Experience at Corona Regional Medical Center
Having to go to the hospital is something you probably aren't excited about. You may experience not only physical and emotional symptoms, but you also might worry about comfort or care. How is the experience at Corona Regional different from other hospitals? Listen in as Kim Colonnelli, RN shares why Corona Regional Medical Center stands out for patient experience, and what you can expect when coming to Corona Regional.
When Should You Go to the Emergency Room?
According to the CDC, "one in five Americans report visiting emergency room at least once in the past year." But how do you tell when an emergency is truly an emergency that requires after-hours treatment? The Emergency Department at Corona Regional Medical Center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This specialized department is designed for patients with acute or traumatic illnesses or injuries and is staffed by board-certified physicians and nurses who are trained in...
Our New ER: What it Will Bring To The Community
It's not unusual for physicians and nurses in the Emergency Department at Corona Regional Medical Center to see 46,000 patients in a year. To make sure each patient is seen quickly and treated as efficiently as possible, the hospital is building a new, larger Emergency Department. The structure will take ER space from 5,400 square feet to about 20,000 – with more beds and a separate entrance for convenient walk-in entry. Listen in as Mitch Winnik, Chief Operating Officer, explains that...
Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy
According to The American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, regardless of race or ethnicity, and it is the second most common cause of death from cancer among white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaska Native women. You may have had or are about to have a mastectomy, either because you've been diagnosed with breast cancer or are at very high risk of developing it in the future. If so, your doctor may have told you about options to...
Do You Suffer from Pelvic Pain?
There are many changes that can occur in a woman's body during the course of her life that may result in heavy bleeding or pain. Endometrial ablation is the surgical destruction of the lining tissues of the uterus, known as the endometrium. Endometrial ablation is a treatment for abnormal bleeding of the uterus that is due to a benign (non-cancerous) condition. Lawrence Koning, MD is here to explain that endometrial ablation is a special treatment designed to reduce menstrual bleeding...
Do You Need Spine Surgery?
Spine damage can cause pain, numbness and muscle weakness that can make everyday tasks difficult. The Spine Program at Corona Regional Medical Center offers non-surgical and surgical treatment options to help you return to an active life. Surgeons at Corona Regional Medical Center can evaluate your condition and recommend a treatment plan that may include rehabilitation, exercise or other therapies to help relieve your pain and increase your function. If surgery is required, minimally...
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
If you have spine damage, the Spine Program at Corona Regional Medical Center offers non-surgical and surgical treatment options to help you return to an active life. Surgeons at Corona Regional Medical Center can evaluate your condition and recommend a treatment program that may include rehabilitation, exercise or other therapies to help relieve your pain and increase your function. If surgery is required, minimally invasive procedures are available that can offer a shorter hospital stay...
What to Expect When You Go to the Emergency Room
The Emergency Department at Corona Regional Medical Center is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This specialized department is designed for patients with acute or traumatic illnesses or injuries and is staffed by board-certified physicians and nurses who are trained in cardiac life support. While it can be daunting, what should you expect when you have to go to the emergency room? Is there any information you should try to remember to bring? Listen in as James Rhee, MD, the...
What You Can Do to Help Your Neck Pain
Many people have occasional neck pain or stiffness. In many cases, it's due to poor posture, normal wear and tear, or overuse. If you suffer from neck pain, you know how difficult everyday movements and activities can be. It can cause an increase in work absenteeism and keep you from enjoying the life you want to live. Listen in as Dr. Babak Khamsi discusses neck pain and how you can get help for this condition that can affect the quality of your life.