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Free Seminar: The Shape of your Heart

If you have symptoms of heart disease, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, an irregular heartbeat, or heavy heartbeats, a stress test may be what you need. It's a simple test that helps your doctor find out how well your heart handles its workload. Find out who needs them and the various types of stress testing available today. To learn more about the inner workings of a heart stress test and what the ...

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Memorial Doctors Named Top Performers

Eight Lake Charles Memorial primary care doctors were recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, along with the World Hypertension League, who have 70 percent or more of their patients at goal for health quality measures to treat hypertension. Blue Cross also recognized five Memorial physicians for meeting the program’s health goals tied to diabetes, vascular disease and chronic kidney disease. ...

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Family Medicine Specialist, Gerald Mouton, MD, Returns to Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Gerald Mouton, MD, a board-certified family medicine specialist to its staff. He joins fellow family medicine specialists, Donald Higgins, MD, Carolyn Hutchinson, MD, Percival Kane, MD and Michael Seep, MD at 2750 Aster Street in Lake Charles. Dr. Mouton also sees wound care patients as co-medical director of Lake Charles Memorial Wound Care with Ameer Khan, MD. Dr. Mouton is a ...

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Keeping the Beat: Pacemakers and Defibrillators

When the heart’s own natural systems for setting a regular pace don’t function properly, these are considered “electrical” cardiac problems known as arrhythmias. These can cause the heart to beat too rapidly, too slowly or even skip beats. To learn more about two of the most common treatment options for when the heart is going haywire – pacemakers and defibrillators – join Dr. ...

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Obstetrician and Gynecologist David McAlpine, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group Welcomes David McAlpine, MD, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist to its staff. He sees patients at his office located at 1890 W. Gauthier Road, Suite 150 at the Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women campus. Prior to joining Memorial, Dr. McAlpine worked at Lake Area Medical Center. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He received his medical degree from ...

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