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Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 2:09pm

Community Medical Centers is the region's largest health care provider and private employer. It operates three acute-care hospitals — Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital — along with several long-term care, outpatient, other healthcare facilities and a physician residency program in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco.


Friday, June 8, 2012 - 2:10pm

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital is one of two hospitals in California to receive HealthGrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award for five consecutive years at the top 5% level.


Friday, June 1, 2012 - 9:23am

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital bariatric surgeon Saber Ghiassi led a study through Stanford University that found morbidly obese patients who had gastric bypass surgery were able to significantly reduce their medications for hypertension and diabetes at a year after surgery – which led to a big drop in health care costs. Forty-year-old Paul Ferguson of Fresno’s story serves as an example of real results. He lost more than 200 pounds through gastric bypass surgery more than a year ago, and no longer needs his medications for diabetes and hypertension. 


Friday, March 30, 2012 - 9:02am

March 30 is Doctors Day. Here's what some Community Medical Centers' employees had to say ...


Friday, January 27, 2012 - 11:59am

It’s not common knowledge, but when it comes to surgery, knowing your blood volume could be critical. Until recently there hasn’t been a quick or easy way to measure blood volumes right before surgery.