Surgery

Bariatric surgery Q&A with Dr. Kelvin Higa

While the average person may not realize the world-class expertise Dr. Kelvin Higa brings to his patients at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, those involved in the world of bariatric medicine see it very clearly.

National cardiac society awards Community Regional top ranking

Recognized as the healthcare leader performing the highest level cardiac procedures in the region, Community Regional Medical Center was recently awarded a 3-star rating for coronary artery bypass graft from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).

Trauma: When life takes an unexpected turn

Community Regional Medical Center is one of only 13 Level 1 trauma centers in California. Injuries caused by falls comprise the largest number of the more than 2,600 trauma patients the hospital treated last fiscal year. Michael Turner was one of them.

Bariatric program earns 5-stars, ranks in top 5% – for a fifth year

For a fifth consecutive year, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital has received Healthgrades® Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award and a five-star rating, placing it among the top 5% nationwide for metabolic and bariatric surgery.


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Partial Knee Replacement

Find out the benefits Navio PFS robotic technology at Community Regional Medical Center offers a patient who needs partial knee replacement surgery.

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Kinser Coelho's story

Kinser Coelho's amazing recovery from a traumatic car accident that sent him to the only Level 1 trauma center from Los Angeles to Sacramento at Community Regional Medical Center.

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Fresno surgeon does first U.S. partial knee replacement assisted by NavioPFS robotic technology

A retired school librarian made history with her knee on Feb. 11, by undergoing the first partial knee replacement in the U.S. with NavioPFS™ orthopedic surgical technology.


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Robotic-assisted partial knee replacement

NavioPFS™, for partial knee replacements, uses 3D computer modelingto plot complicated angles and give the surgeon millimeter-level accuracy to ensure a perfect fit between synthetic joint and natural tissue. Community Regional is the first hospital in America to use this technology.

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Surgeons travel to Community Regional for daVinci robotic training

Seattle surgeon John Tschirhart flew into Fresno to observe Dr. Babak Eghbalieh remove a gall bladder via a tiny incision in the belly button using Community Regional Medical Center’s new dual console da Vinci® Si HD robotic system.


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Tony Hoffert's story

23-year-old Tony from Chino Hills was brought to Community Regional Medical Center via helicopter after a car accident on his way to YMCA camp. His parents stayed at Terry’s House while he recovered. Here's his story.

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