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Physicians at St. Bernards Heart & Vascular Are First In State To Offer New Stent

Posted on: October 10th, 2018

Today, physicians at St. Bernards Medical Center became the first in the state of Arkansas to implant the Eluvia™ Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System, specifically developed for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD). St. Bernards is only one of 20 hospitals in the country currently implanting the Eluvia.

Dr. Max Arroyo and Dr. Ahmed Ahmed, cardiologists at St. Bernards, implanted the stent, which was specifically designed to treat blockages in the arteries (often referred to as PAD) of the lower extremities.

This stent system allows the patient to receive sustained drug release over an extended... Continue Reading

Interventional Pain Management Center Opens New Clinic in Paragould, Arkansas

Posted on: October 04th, 2018

The Interventional Pain Management Center is excited to announce the opening of a new clinic location in Paragould at 1 Medical Drive, Suite 100.

The Interventional Pain Management Center, co-founded (2016) in Jonesboro by Drs. Mark Wendel and Wolf Heberlein, established a clear vision to focus on opioid-free pain relief with minimally invasive procedures.  We pride ourselves in developing trusting relationships with our patients as the cornerstone for best possible care and successful therapy. We are therefore very happy in gaining Ms. Amy Deatherage, an advanced nurse practitioner, along with Ms. Ashton Carr, Melinda Williams, Brooke Eason, and Weslynn... Continue Reading

Associated Radiologist & Jonesboro Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Offer New Pain Treatment

Posted on: September 11th, 2018

Jonesboro Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and Associated Radiologists Ltd. now offer image-guided injection of BMAC for pain. BMAC contains high concentrations of your body's regenerative cells, platelets and other growth factors to promote healing and pain reduction.

Call 870.932.1820 to see if this could be right for you

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Free Prostate Cancer Screening to be Held Sept. 5

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

St. Bernards Medical Center will sponsor a free prostate cancer screening from 7 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at St. Bernards Auditorium, 505 East Washington Ave.

Screenings are designed for men age 40 and up.

The National Cancer Institute indicates that one in seven men will develop prostate cancer and that it is the second most common cancer among men in the United States.

Primarily a disease of older men, cancer of the prostate tends to grow more slowly than other types of cancers. A man may have cancerous cells for many years before developing... Continue Reading

Dr. Holly Gonzales, Radiologist & Breast Imaging Specialist Joins St. Bernards

Posted on: August 23rd, 2018

Radiologist Holly Gonzales, MD, has joined the medical team at St. Bernards.

Dr. Gonzales earned her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock in 2012.

She completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at UAMS and then completed a fellowship in breast imaging at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She received her undergraduate degree at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas and completed additional premedical courses at University of Central Arkansas in Conway.

Dr. Gonzales will be seeing patients at St. Bernards Imaging... Continue Reading

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