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Free Seminar: A New Start for Every Heart

Aortic stenosis occurs when calcium builds up within the aortic valve, limiting the valve’s ability to open and close. The advancement of aortic stenosis cannot be medically reversed or stopped, but requires surgical intervention to treat. Surgical aortic valve replacement via open heart surgery is an effective treatment, but isn’t suitable for all patients. Fortunately, the Transcatheter Aortic Valve ...

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Orthopedic Surgeon Robert Moukarzel, MD joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Robert Moukarzel, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon to its staff. Dr. Moukarzel joins fellow orthopedic surgeons Drs. Thomas Axelrad, Brett Cascio, Nathan Cohen, Robert Duarte and William Hubbard with Memorial Medical Group Orthopaedic Specialists. Dr. Moukarzel graduated suma cum laude with a degree in management from St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York and received his ...

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Brian Harrell, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group Welcomes Brian Harrell, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP, a board-certified Family Medicine Specialist to its staff as part of the Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Center. He is also fellowship-trained in sports medicine. In addition to treating patients of all ages, Dr. Harrell serves on the full-time faculty of the Memorial/LSUHSC Family Medicine Residency Program with fellow faculty members Bryan Barootes, ...

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Free Seminar: On the Right Foot -Managing Diabetic Nerve Damage and Wound Care

Managing diabetes is difficult. A chronic disease that is often times incurable, those who suffer face a great many challenges that are unique to the disease, including but not limited to nerve pain and wounds on lower extremities. Proper management of diabetic symptoms can prevent these complications from occurring, but once they have occurred, they can be managed in a vast number of ways. To learn more about ...

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Surgeon Darin Doumite, MD, Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group Welcomes Darin Doumite, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained general surgeon to its staff. He joins fellow surgeons Amanda Ellington, MD, Thomas Rossowski, MD and Richard Shimer, MD at Memorial Medical Group Surgery & Trauma. Dr. Doumite received his bachelors from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and his medical degree from St. Matthews University. His postgraduate ...

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