ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond is pleased to welcome general surgeon Bailey Sanders, M.D. to FirstHealth General Surgery in Rockingham. Dr. Sanders joins surgeons Fabian Alzamora, M.D., Willy Chu, M.D., Amelia Jeyapalan, M.D., and Reid Vegeler, M.D.

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PINEHURST – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has been named one of America's 100 Great Community Hospitals, according to a study released in July by Becker's Hospital Review.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas has made history once again as the “first in the world” Ion Robotic Bronchoscopy mentor site.

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PINEHURST — One in every eight Americans over the age of 60 has Peripheral Arterial Disease.  In all, PAD affects as many as 12 million people in the United States. Slightly more men than women have the disease. Due to the prevalence of PAD, September was named Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month by the US Senate in 2007.

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PINEHURST — Certified physician assistant Pierce Neitzke knew early in her physician assistant studies that she wanted to specialize in a surgical specialty, and she believes vascular surgery is the perfect fit for her.

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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 12:42

Richmond teens volunteer with FirstHealth

ROCKINGHAM — Nine young people in the 2019 Teen Volunteer program at Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond provided assistance in the hospital’s clinical and administrative departments this summer, donating a total of 520.75 hours while taking advantage of the opportunity to observe a variety of health care careers.

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PINEHURST — The clinical trials program at FirstHealth of the Carolinas is again making history, as the site enrolled the first patient into a worldwide trial testing the efficacy and safety of immune therapies designed to battle cervical cancer. 

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PINEHURST — “I tell everyone that early detection is the key!” declares dental hygienist and ovarian cancer survivor Marlene Thomas. “When a patient gets in my chair or when I see people in the community, I take those opportunities to tell them that there is no screening test for ovarian and some other types of gynecological cancers. People may get tired of me saying it, but I’m on a mission.”

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PINEHURST— Bobbi Clark, MSN, R.N., AGNP-C, has seen tremendous advances in cancer therapy during her career as a nurse, but for Clark, there is one important aspect of care that never changes.

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PINEHURST — World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year Aug. 1-7 to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.

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