The building formerly known as Doctors’ Hospital and now transformed as the WK Rehabilitation Institute was opened to the public on Sunday, Feb. 12.
WK Pierremont Health Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The hospital underwent a rigorous onsite review in January, with Joint Commission experts evaluating compliance with stroke-related standards and requirements, including program management, the delivery of clinical care and performance improvement.
Cardiovascular Consultants has joined the Willis-Knighton Physician Network, changing its name to Willis-Knighton Cardiology. The 11 board-certified cardiologists have a combined total of more than 150 years of cardiology experience and practice.
Jessica Wilden, MD, neurosurgeon with Tri-State Neurosurgery, has performed a unique MRI-guided Visualase® laser ablation on a patient diagnosed with a brain tumor. The patient, a 57-year-old man, had a symptomatic tumor in the temporal lobe of the brain, near the brain stem. The location of the tumor made it difficult and dangerous to resect during open brain surgery.
The Willis-Knighton Cancer Center has received an award for Excellence in Helping to Prevent Cancer given by the Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society. Nominations were taken from cancer centers throughout the division, which includes those in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.
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View photos of recent additions to the Wee Kare Nursery.
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