Ambulatory Care/Clinics

Top care for trauma injury

When mountain biker Michael Turner came into the Valley's only Level 1 trauma center at Community Regional Medical Center, physicians knew this was going to be a special case. 

Accident sends biker to higher level of care

When mountain biker Michael Turner came into the Valley's only Level 1 trauma center at Community Regional Medical Center, physicians knew this was going to be a special case. Turner had a tree branch impaled through his neck — pressing on his carotid artery — that penetrated all the way into his skull. See how two ear, nose and throat surgeons used a military model to give Turner the best outcome from his injury.

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Giving a little extra at holiday time

Employees, volunteers and physicians are showing their holiday spirit by doing extra kind deeds for others during the holidays. It’s happening throughout the Community Medical Centers network and here are just a few examples found at Community Regional Medical Center.

Ambulatory Care Center gets LEED Certification

The Deran Koligian Ambulatory Care Center at Community Regional Medical Center in downtown Fresno has been awarded LEED Silver Certification. This is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Read more.

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Historic moment as Community switches to electronic health records

Community Medical Centers implemented a state-of-the-art electronic medical record system starting Sept. 28, which is designed to enhance care and service to patients. Now there is one record for each patient in one electronic location, usable by all of those who provide medical care within the Community network.

Ambulatory Care Center (Clinics)

Ambulatory care services are located in the Deran Koligian Ambulatory Care Center, Surgical Services Center and the Disease Management Center.

Deran Koligian Ambulatory Care Center
290 N. Wayte Lane, Fresno, CA 93701
(559) 459-4900

Jaw Surgery

A woman hoping to change her life endures complicated upper and lower jaw surgery. Dr. Gerald Alexander, Community Regional Medical Center oral and maxillofacial surgeon brings many of his patients from his practice to the hospital for surgery. Katie Stater, R.N. is one of his patients and as a nurse she knows first-hand what goes on in the operating room. She puts her trust in Dr. Alexander and his team to fix her upper and lower jaw and chin.

Healthcare Heroes episode #1017.2.

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Community Regional celebrates clinic relocation to downtown

Community Regional Medical Center physicians, staff, administration and donor-investors celebrated the opening of the new $25 million, 79,534-square-foot Deran Koligian Ambulatory Care Center.

Dental center named for longtime Community dentist driven to care for underserved

Stanley Surabian, D.D.S. was raised in a neighborhood near the former University Medical Center campus where he established his dental career as director of the residency program, and now a transformational gift from he and his wife Cheryl will help raise Community Medical Centers’ dental services to a new level.

Waiting to Inhale

Does someone you know snore or stop breathing when they’re sleeping? If so, they may be like 18 million other Americans who have a sleeping disorder called obstructive sleep apnea. Hear how a unique procedure helped a local man finally breathe easy. 

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