News & Events

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 12:00am

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital has once again achieved top ratings from HealthGrades® in bariatric surgery and also patient experience, just two months after being recognized as one of 15 hospitals nationwide for intensive care excellence. For patients this “triple crown” recognition is extra assurance they are receiving exceptional care.


Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 12:00am

Dr.  Uma Rao jokes that not too long ago if you asked a hospital visitor about her specialty they would say a “hospitalist” was the person in charge of hospitality and greeting visitors. But with nearly 20 hospitalists on duty daily at Community Medical Centers’ three hospitals, more and more people know she’s the physician who coordinates care.


Friday, May 13, 2011 - 12:00am

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital’s cardiovascular staff received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) – formally recognizing it as one of the top intensive care units in the country.


Friday, April 22, 2011 - 12:00am

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.


Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 1:00am

Seventy-five-year-old Arthur “Mickey” Kaitangian's first concern upon waking from open heart surgery at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital was whether the fix for his leaky heart valve would require blood thinning medications.