Gifts Make a Difference

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Friday, January 30, 2015 - 2:00pm

Family was always important to Dr. “Sam” Sathaporn Vathayanon who grew up on a military base in Thailand. So when he came to the United States for his medical education, and later to teach at a prestigious university, he swore he’d always treat his patients like they were related.

“Patients come first and that is what we are here for,” said Dr. Sam.


Gifts Make a Difference

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 1:13pm

I am excited to let you know that Clovis Community Medical Center’s Lymphedema Clinic was awarded a nearly $35,000 grant from Susan G. Komen Central Valley. This will help us provide lymphedema and related rehabilitation services to those battling breast cancer, who otherwise might not be able to afford the specialized care they need.

Lymphedema is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid causing swelling in the affected area, which can develop after breast surgery.


Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 7:33am

For more than a quarter of a century Community Medical Imagining (CMI) Radiology Group has supported Community Medical Centers and is one of only two physician groups in the region to reach the hospital system’s lifetime giving level of $1 million and become part of Community’s Leon S. Peters Society.


Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 12:22pm

Hard work, trust and honesty go a long way – and for the late Gar and Esther Tootelian, it was a way of life. To honor the couple’s generous spirit of giving and their commitment to agriculture, the Gar & Esther Tootelian Charitable Foundation was established in 2003.


Monday, May 12, 2014 - 12:45pm

The Rotary Club of Fresno toured Community Regional Medical Center on April 21 for this year’s BIZ day – an event designed to give Rotary members a chance to learn about other businesses in our region.


Monday, April 14, 2014 - 3:48pm

He didn’t always dream of being a doctor, but a summer job during college driving an ambulance made up his mind – and after that Dr. Jim Davis knew he was hooked.

Years later, as Community Regional Medical Center’s chief of trauma, and the Steven N. Parks Endowed Chair of Surgery, UCSF, Dr. Davis spends his days and nights along with his colleagues working to save the lives of the most critically injured people who live or travel through the Valley.