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  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center Recognized for Quality, Cost-Effective Bariatric Surgery (3/11/2015)

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has recognized Willis-Knighton Medical Center as one of the first healthcare facilities in the nation to receive a Blue Distinction® Center+ designation in the area of bariatric surgery by the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program.

  • Unique Needle Used for Biopsy at Willis-Knighton (2/20/2015)

    Willis-Knighton has been the first in the state to offer a specialized needle, SharkCore™ Fine Needle Biopsy, to secure the best possible tissue sample for analysis. James C. Hobley, M.D., FACG, director of the Pancreato-biliary Program at Willis-Knighton, is the gastroenterologist who performed the first needle biopsy the new SharkCore from Covidien at Willis-Knighton Medical Center.

  • First Babies of 2015 Delivered at WK Bossier Health Center (1/01/2015)

    Kimberly and Steven Ford of Bossier celebrated the beginning of 2015 in grand style, welcoming twins, a son and a daughter, Sutton Kyle and Hanley Nicole. The twins were born at WK Bossier Health Center at 12:43 and 12:44 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 1.

  • Willis-Knighton Recognized for Efforts to Reduce Premature Births (12/26/2014)

    Willis-Knighton Health System’s hospitals with birthing centers have been honored with special banners, acknowledging their support and achievements as part of a statewide initiative to reduce elective, non-medically indicated deliveries prior to 39 weeks. Receiving banners were the Center for Women’s Health at Willis-Knighton South, Keri Elrod, administrator; WK Bossier Health Center, Cliff Broussard, administrator, and WK Pierremont Health Center, Sonny Moss, administrator.

  • Willis-Knighton Wins Award for Orientation Redesign (12/09/2014)

    Willis-Knighton Health System’s Career Institute has received the 2014 New Employee Orientation (NEO) Award for a redesign of its employee orientation program.

  • Dr. Monica Sehgal Establishes OB/GYN Practice At Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women’s Health (11/03/2014)

    Monica Sehgal, M.D., has established WK Women’s Specialists at South at WK Canterbury Square, 2530 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Suite 112, on the campus of Willis-Knighton South & the Center for Women’s Health. Dr. Sehgal joins the Willis-Knighton Physician Network following an affiliation with a health system in Texas.

  • Dr. Reena Nanjireddy Joins WK Tri-State Neurology (10/02/2014)

    Reena Nanjireddy, M.D. has joined Gurleen Sikand, M.D. at WK Tri-State Neurology, 2551 Greenwood Road, Suite 240, in the Medical Arts Building on the campus of Willis-Knighton Medical Center.

  • WK Breast Centers Launch 3D Mammography (9/23/2014)

    Willis-Knighton Breast Center has announced the launch of a technology initiative that will bring advanced 3D breast imaging throughout the health system.

  • WK Proton Therapy Center Begins Treating Patients (9/18/2014)

    Willis-Knighton Health System has announced that its Proton Therapy Center at the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center has begun treating patients with advanced pencil beam proton therapy.

  • Willis-Knighton Offers Enterovirus 68 Information on Website (9/15/2014)

    News reports have created a high level of concern for parents about the Enterovirus 68. How much do you know? A good basic understanding of the virus in easy-to-understand language is available at KidsHealth on Willis-Knighton Health System’s website.

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