Community Regional Medical Center

Community Regional Medical Center verified for top trauma care

Community Regional Medical Center was notified it has received verification as a Level 1 trauma center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.

'Gold Seal’ of approval for hip and knee replacements at Community Regional Medical Center

Community Regional Medical Center’s Total Joint Program has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care quality for hip and knee replacement surgery.

Fresno Bee editorial by Dr. Tanya Warwick

In 1994 my mother had her second stroke.  Little did I know at the time that my future, my career and my goals would forever revolve around these events. When I was accepted to medical school I knew neurology was my calling and caring for stroke patients became my life’s work.  It took eight years of postgraduate education to achieve this goal, and now I spend every day treating and working with stroke patients.

Bakersfield patient feeling hip about joint replacement

Bakersfield’s Greg Rogers knew he would need hip replacement soon since his hip had hurt him for years. When he could stand it no longer, he began looking for the best program and physician and decided on orthopedic surgeon Kevin Lester at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno – just two hours from his home.


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New Parents

Soon to be parents are awaiting their first child, will it be a smooth delivery for the newborn?

Healthcare Heroes 1008.1

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C-section Adoption

The birth of a baby boy brings hope for a couple to have their own family. See the first moments when the new parents meet their little boy, Theo.

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Chomping at the bit to get the right bite

Katie Stater’s journey through jaw surgery got her the results she’s always wanted.

“The staff at Community Regional Medical Center was wonderful,” said Stater, a registered nurse turned jaw surgery patient.

Community physician fights Valley hepatitis threat

Many people in the Fresno region who have hepatitis might not even know it. It’s hard to detect without a blood test and can be deadly if left untreated. Some were born with it, others acquired it and some won’t know they have it until the damage is done. 


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Hand Surgery

James Edwards came to Community Regional Medical Center to seek help for his hand. He could not move his two middle fingers from an accident with scissors. Dr. Kent Yamaguchi, a plastic surgeon for Community Medical Centers, worked to repair Edwards’ cut tendons in his hand.

Healthcare Heroes episode 1016.2.

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ER Doc

Loss of taste and numbness brought one patient to the emergency department at Community Regional to see Dr. Jim Comes. And another patient complains of chest pains and head injury.

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