Technology

Top CT technology arrives at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital is the first in the region to be home to some leading-edge technology — a 256-slice CT (computerized tomography) scanner — hauled in by a special lift. The CT scanner captures sharp, 3-D images of the heart between beats.

Gait-training device helps adult woman take first solo steps

Janice Kashimba watched in shocked disbelief as her 32-year-old daughter Tracey Kashimba took a few steps on her own for the first time in her life. Tracey was leaning on a walker, but she was taking these first steps by herself and grinning ear to ear with delight. Janice immediately called her husband and family to notify them of the exciting news.

Fresno Heart & Surgical is grateful for gifts

Recent generous gifts to Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital totaled $100,000 from donors who were impressed with the hospital’s leadership and its surgical programs.

da Vinci Surgery

As one of the first hospitals in California to offer the da Vinci Surgical System® – a minimally invasive robotic technology that serves as an alternative to traditional surgery and laparoscopy – we perform complex surgeries through tiny surgical openings.

With the da Vinci robot, our top-notch surgeons can operate with better visualization, precision, dexterity and control than possible with traditional approaches.

Our Technology

Our neurosciences center of excellence is home to not only some of the best physicians in the field, but also some of the most advanced equipment in the world.

Family Birth Center

The birth of your baby is a precious moment, and our goal is to support your experience with home-like surroundings, a warm atmosphere and a highly-skilled clinical team. We would like you to know that the Women & Children’s Services program at Community Regional Medical Center is the most comprehensive program in the Valley offering the most comprehensive care for both you and your baby.

CyberKnife

For questions or information about the CyberKnife Center located in the Charles and Ann Matoian Oncology Unit at Community Regional Medical Center, call (559) 447-3591 or click the "Contact Us" button.

Living without a pulse

Jose Zabalza, a 53-year-old father of three had been prepared to die this year as his heart began to give out and it became increasingly difficult just to walk across his living room. But new technology is giving him a second chance, and letting the Fresno man make tentative plans to camp again with his three children and spouse.

Technology advances wow during Valenzuela’s 35 years in nursing

Today, it’s the leading edge CyberKnife robotic surgery system that keeps California Cancer Center nurse Laura Valenzuela busy. And it’s that type of technology that has changed the health care field so much since Valenzuela began her nursing career 35 years ago.