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Neurosurgeon Matthew Burton, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Neurosurgeon Matthew Burton, MD, to its staff. He joins fellow neurosurgeon Gregory Rubino, MD. Dr. Burton has a degree in biological science from McNeese State University. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. His post-graduate training includes a neurosurgery residency at the University of Missouri. Dr. Burton’s ...

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A New Dimension of Care: Advancements in Lung Cancer Diagnosis

In the past, to effectively diagnose most lung lesions, doctors had to rely on traditional bronchoscopy or a needle biopsy, which may result in a collapsed lung. Some patients even had to undergo traditional open surgery, which requires a large incision, broken ribs and a long recovery time just to find out if the lesion was cancerous or not. But now, as part of the Lake Charles Memorial Cancer Center comprehensive ...

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Orthopedic Trauma Surgeon Kim Poludnianyk, DO Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Kim Poludnianyk, DO, a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon and orthopedic trauma surgeon to its staff. Dr. Poludnianyk comes to Memorial from Bay Medical in Panama City, Florida. She joins fellow orthopedic surgeons, Jeffery Balazsy, MD, Brett Casio, MD, Nathan Cohen, MD and Alan Hinton, MD. Dr. Poludnianyk received her medical degree from Des Moines University ...

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Pulmonology Associates Moves Office

Memorial Medical Group Pulmonary Associates has relocated to the 3 rd Floor of the medical office building at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Pulmonologists Craig Broussard, MD, Clifford Courville, MD, Gary Kohler, MD, and Ben Thompson, MD are now located in Suite 350 directly above their former office location. The address is 2770 3 rd Avenue, Suite 350. The phone number remains the same at 337.494.2750.

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Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon Jeffrey Balazsy, MD Joins Memorial Medical Group

Memorial Medical Group welcomes Jeffrey Balazsy, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained adult and pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and orthopaedic trauma surgeon to its staff. Dr. Balazsy comes to Memorial from McLaren Medical Center-Macomb in Mt. Clements, Michigan. He joins fellow orthopaedic surgeons, Thomas Axelrad, MD, Brett Casio, MD, Nathan Cohen, MD, and Alan Hinton, MD. Dr. Balazsy received his ...

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