April 3, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center honors Dr. Joseph Sopko as 2018 Physician of the Year

Since 1979, Joseph Sopko, M.D., chief medical officer at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, has become part of the fabric of what makes St. Vincent Charity the unique and compassionate organization that it is today. He was recently recognized for his invaluable contributions during the annual doctors’ day celebration where he was presented with the physician of the year award. [More]
March 27, 2018

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, named one Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women

The Plain Dealer recently named Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous,” to its list of “33 of Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women” for Women’s History Month. [More]
March 21, 2018

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best “door to balloon” (D2B) angioplasty time for the second half of 2017. [More]
March 9, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center expands cardiovascular department with addition of cardiothoracic surgeon

Dale Levy, M.D., has joined St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as a cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Levy previously was the chief of the division of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at OhioHealth Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus since 2006. [More]
February 28, 2018

Mercy Medical Center hosts Well Women Summit for middle school females in Canton

Mercy Medical Center Mission Outreach recently held a Well Women Summit for more than 75 young women who attend middle school and the Freshman Academy at McKinley High School in the Canton City School District and their teachers. Presented as a professional learning program, the summit covered topics including self-esteem, positive body image, healthy relationships, and a Q&A panel discussion with speakers and school counselors. [More]
February 23, 2018

Rosary Hall's associate medical director, Dr. Ted Parran, discusses need for research of cash-only opioid clinics

Dr. Ted Parran, associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, recently spoke with the Springfield News-Sun about the growing number of cash-only opioid treatment centers. A nationally renowned expert in addiction medicine, Dr. Parran discussed the need for more research on opioid treatment centers and the responsibility of providers in prescribing these medications. [More]
February 23, 2018

Buckeye Radiation Oncology opens new location at St. Vincent Charity to boost cancer program

To provide more comprehensive cancer care to better serve the needs of the community, Buckeye Radiation Oncology recently opened at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Robert L. Field, M.D., and his staff bring additional cancer treatment options to those offered by the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Outpatient Oncology/Infusion Department. In combination with both surgery and medical oncology, St. Vincent Charity offers a centralized and well-equipped approach to treating patients with cancer. [More]
February 23, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center welcomes Bishop Nelson Perez

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was honored to host the Most Reverend Bishop Nelson Perez of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. While visiting the hospital, the leadership team introduced St. Vincent Charity’s distinguished doctors and caregivers, and shared stories of our devotion to treating every patient with clinical excellence and compassionate care. Bishop Perez learned about key services, including the renowned Spine and Orthopedic Institute, the Center for Bariatric Surgery and Rosary Hall. [More]
February 21, 2018

Olympic athlete turns to St. Vincent surgeon for expertise

When Olympic medalist and former Ohio State gymnast Morgan Hamm suffered a torn Achilles Tendon, he knew immediately he would turn to fellow Buckeye Dr. Michael Canales for help. As a podiatric surgeon at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Spine and Orthopedic Institute, Dr. Canales, a member of the Ohio State’s 1996 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics Championship Team, is widely regarded for his expertise in medical and surgical care for foot and ankle injuries, particularly among the nation’s elite athletes. [More]
February 16, 2018

Mercy Medical Center sugery chair named Ohio’s First UroLift® Center of Excellence

Steven E. Ochs, M.D., a urologist at Urology One and chair of Mercy Medical Center’s Department of Surgery, performed Ohio’s first UroLift® System implant in 2015 at Mercy Medical Center. Representatives from NeoTract, Inc. recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at his office to announce that Dr. Ochs is Ohio’s first to earn designation as a UroLift Center of Excellence. [More]

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