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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Robotic first at Clovis Community

Clovis Community Medical Center's first robotic surgery — a hysterectomy for patient Terri Garcia — was performed by surgeon Kelli Beingesser in the hospital's brand new, state-of-the-art surgical suite specifically designed to house the da Vinci® robot. This dedicated operating room is one of the hospital's inpatient operating suites which recently opened as part of the $300 million Clovis Community expansion.


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da Vinci Hysterectomy

Surgeon Kelli Beingesser performed the first da Vinci Surgery at Clovis Community Medical Center -- a hysterectomy for patient Terri Garcia.

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Clovis bariatric program builds on solid reputation

The bariatric surgery program at Clovis Community Medical Center has received another accreditation from the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The hospital first earned BSCN accreditation in 2007 and has maintained the highest level of accreditation through every review cycle since.


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da Vinci Gall Bladder

Having gall bladder surgery is now easier using the da Vinci® robotic technology at Community Regional Medical Center. Surgeons work through a tiny hole in the patient's belly button with everything done inside the abdomen -- meaning less pain, faster recovery and virtually no scar.

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Fourth year for 5-star bariatric rating

Collaboration and expertise are key to developing a bariatric surgery program that tops the state in volumes, low costs – and year after year earns top 5-star ratings.

For a fourth consecutive year, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital has received HealthGrades® Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award, placing it among the top 5% nationwide for the weight-loss procedure.