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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.
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.
Referring physicians with questions about particular service lines at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital should call:
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With leading-edge, digital medical imaging technology, a highly-trained staff and partnerships with more than two dozen board-certified radiologists, we’re committed to providing the best screenings and diagnoses possible. Our digital imaging system instantly gives specialists secure access to “films” from anywhere in the world.
At our three major hospitals within the Community Medical Centers family, we offer a full range of surgical care – from cardiac and orthopedic surgery to neurological and cosmetic surgery. Our teams of highly trained doctors, nurses and medical professionals use the latest in surgical technology to increase the speed of patient recovery and reduce pain.
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.
We’re proud to offer two of the top weight-loss surgery programs in all of California. Clovis Community Medical Center and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital are each recognized for excellence by accrediting agencies and insurance companies for their patient outcomes. Our expert doctors perform Roux-en-Y, gastric bypass and lap band procedures as well as bariatric revision surgery and other bariatric procedures.