February 13, 2014

St. Vincent Charity welcomes new bariatric surgeon

Dr. Craig Eyman recently joined the Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center after returning from a tour of duty as a U.S. Army surgeon stationed in Afghanistan. [More]
December 24, 2013

Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center continues to add surgeons

The Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is growing to include two surgeons—Dr. Chandra Hassan, who is director of bariatric surgery, and Dr. Craig Eyman. The center includes a multidisciplinary team of dedicated and experienced bariatric surgeons, nurses, dietitians, internists, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists, psychologists, and primary and specialty care physicians. [More]
November 22, 2013

St. Vincent’s Center for Bariatric Surgery celebrates 14th annual graduation ceremony

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Center for Bariatric Surgery held its annual graduation ceremony in October. The celebration marked an opportunity for 66 patients to celebrate success with family and friends. [More]
November 21, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center presents “New Knee, New Life” to Northeast Ohio and beyond

Throughout the past several weeks, The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com have been working with St. Vincent Charity Medical Center on the series “New Knee, New Life.” The stories followed one patient’s journey through knee replacement surgery and recovery. The series began on October 25 on Cleveland.com with an introduction to the patient, John Favaloro, and his journey to get a knee replacement with Dr. Lou Keppler, co-director of the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity. After a number of preliminary stories, the surgery took place November 19, and -- for the first time in Northeast Ohio -- participants were able to watch and interact via live video stream, Twitter and Instagram with the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center surgical team as they performed the total knee replacement. [More]
November 19, 2013

New Knee, New Life: Watch live video, chat during knee replacement at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Go inside the operating room this morning at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as 52-year-old John Favaloro undergoes knee replacement surgery. Watch live video of the surgery starting at 10:30 a.m., and follow along on Twitter, using the hashtags #newknee and #stvknee. [More]
November 18, 2013

The Plain Dealer chronicles St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient’s knee replacement; live surgery online tomorrow Nov. 19

The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com continue chronicling the journey of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient John Favalaro through his knee replacement surgery. His knee surgery can be seen tomorrow, November 19, via live video feed at Cleveland.com and on Twitter. [More]
November 13, 2013

Becker’s Spine Review names Dr. John Collis from St. Vincent to “90 Spine Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know” list

John Collis, MD, from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center was recently named to the Becker's Spine Review list of “90 Spinal Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know.” The list compiles spine surgeons and specialists who developed innovative implant and devices to advance the field. [More]
October 28, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

Three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieved high marks in the latest Hospital Safety Score update from The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 hospitals in the United States based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. Within the Sisters of Charity Health System, St. John Medical Center received an “A,” St. Vincent Charity Medical Center received a "B" and Providence Hospitals received “B” in the fall 2013 update from Leapfrog. [More]
October 25, 2013

The Plain Dealer provides look at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient’s knee surgery and recovery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is working with The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com on an ongoing story about knee replacement surgery. [More]
September 30, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center sponsors recovery 5k walk/run in Cleveland

As a part of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s celebration of Recovery Month in September, the hospital sponsored the 2013 Celebrating Recovery 5k Walk/Run September 14. Several hundred runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural event. [More]

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