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Dr. Tanya Warwick (far left), medical director of Community Regional Medical Center’s Stroke Center, and Dr. Joan Voris, associate dean of UCSF Fresno Medical Education program, were among those honored Oct. 21 by the Marjaree Mason Center at its annual Top Ten Professional Women awards ceremony.
Retired Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputy Cecil Mc Reynolds says he wakes up every day grateful for Community Regional Medical Center and the interventional neurologist who removed a clot from his brain and put him on the road to recovery after a second stroke. “I thank God every day for that Dr. Maidan and what he did at that hospital,” says McReynolds, 66.
Marina Hambly was a continent away from her London home, vacationing with her family at Yosemite National Park, when her husband had a massive stroke. While he recovered in a Fresno hospital, people took extraordinary steps to give Hambly and her 11-month-old daughter a home away from home.
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.
Dr. Tanya Warwick is passionate about limiting the effects of strokes on her patients – and it only takes one conversation to figure that out.
Dr. Warwick leads a team of specialists at Community Regional Medical Center, which recently earned the Gold Seal of Approval ™ from the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers.
Time lost is brain lost – that’s what the specialists at Community Regional Medical Center’s stroke unit say. But for patient Kevin Tredway, time saved was brain saved, and he let Healthcare Heroes viewers get a glimpse of his recovery process.
Community Regional Medical Center earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. Community Regional earned this distinction the day after The Joint Commission conducted an unannounced on-site review.
A new medical procedure, carotid artery stenting, is FDA approved and now available in the Central Valley. For patients who can’t tolerate the standard surgical treatment for a blockage in their carotid artery, this new procedure is an alternative.Back to Videos