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HEALTHCARE Inspired By You Woman You are the strength and courage of the lives around you; precious and mighty to behold, our mission is to care for your needs, facilitate your health and wholeness and through you, honor the women precious in our lives. Vance Medical Arts, 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101, Henderson, NC 27536 252-492-8576 919-693-9998 919-496-7030 919-435-6361 Granville Medical Complex, 1018 College Street, Oxford, NC 27565 Louisburg Medical Arts, 1501 N Bickett Boulevard, Suite D, Louisburg, NC 27549 1964 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587 Healthcare 1 HEALTHCARE 2011 An annual publication of Maria Parham Medical Center and The Daily Dispatch, Healthcare 2011 is distributed throughout the Vance County area and to interested parties outside the area. Linda Gupton and David Irvine Writers Ashley Steven Ayscue Photographer David Ruggles and the MPMC Marketing Department email@example.com Contributors Desire� Brooks, Gina Eaves, Denise Edwards, Brenda Faucette and Deborah Tuck firstname.lastname@example.org Advertising Sales and Design Dylan Shawn Wilson and James Edwards email@example.com Section Designers HarperPrints Printer Healthcare inspired by you. Welcome! Maria Parham Medical Center is the region's healthcare leader. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission and the College of American Pathologists, Maria Parham has combined the qualities necessary to offer the best in community medicine -- physicians representing a wide range of specialties, highly trained nurses and clinical specialists, and the latest technology. Maria Parham has the region's largest and most comprehensive Emergency Department staffed by board certified emergency physicians. We offer you the leading Maternity Center in the four-county area and the only Special Care Nursery. We have the largest and most advanced Intensive Care and Progressive Care Services, with 20 patient rooms equipped with the very best in technology and staffed by specially trained nurses and physicians. We also have the region's only CARF-accredited Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. To complement our inpatient rehab services, Maria Parham also offers state of the art physical, occupational and speech therapy on an outpatient basis. Advanced technology is featured in the Digital Radiology & Cardiovascular Center. With two CT scanners, in-house MRI, Nuclear Medicine and a Women's Diagnostic Center, no other hospital in the region can provide you the level of care that we offer. Surgical Services is another area that has invested in the latest minimally invasive technology and sophisticated equipment. With five of the region's best equipped operating rooms and the largest GI Suite, Maria Parham provides you with expertise comparable to larger, academic facilities. Other services offered include cardiac catheterization, sleep studies, heartburn treatment and the region's only accredited Respiratory Care Department. Medical and Radiation Cancer programs affiliated with Duke Medicine are recognized for cutting edge technology and superior clinicians. As you spend time with us, we are sure that you will see Maria Parham Medical Center is committed to excellence and to providing healthcare inspired by you. 566 Ruin Creek Road P.O. Drawer 59, Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-4143; Fax: (252) 436-1114 www.mphosp.org � INSIDE � Exceptional healthcare MPMC for women Page 3 Specialties 85 years and still growing MPMC Page 5 Services Taking care of Page 6 neighbors Medical staff Page 9 extended family Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 P.O. Box 908, Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-2700; Fax (252) 430-0125 www.hendersondispatch.com �2011 The Daily Dispatch, 304 S. Chestnut Street, Henderson, NC 27536. All rights reserved. No portion of this magazine may be reproduced in whole or in part without written consent. Dr. Bernstein committed to care Offering the best in medicine 2011 MEDICAL STAFF DIRECTORY AND MAP START AFTER PAGE 8 2 Healthcare Ladies First! MPMC offers big city healthcare for women While the larger cities of the nearby Research Triangle area may offer many services and products not available in the local Tri-County area, high quality health care for women is not among the missing options. Maria Parham Medical Center offers an excellent selection of minimally invasive gynecological services and advanced technology procedures to meet the health care needs of women -- without the need for a trip to the big city. "I don't think a lot of people realize that we have many of the minimally invasive procedures for women available right here at Maria Parham," said Dr. Netasha McLawhorn, chief of staff for the medical center and a physician with Premier Women's Health in Henderson. "With our location in a smaller community, people often think you have to go Raleigh or Duke to have procedures done when we can do essentially the same thing here." When it comes to surgical procedures, "minimally invasive" is what patients are looking for, said Dr. McLawhorn. Also termed laparoscopic procedures, Dr. McLawhorn said these new approaches to traditional surgery Healthcare 3 Maria Parham Medical Center has set the standard for women's and infants' healthcare in the area with comfortably furnished Labor, Delivery and Recovery rooms in addition to a Women's Diagnostic PLEASE SEE LADIES, PAGE 4 Center and an on-site Special Care Nursery. 4 Healthcare LADIES, from page three result in less scarring and less pain � not to mention quicker recovery times. At Maria Parham, 80-90 percent of all hysterectomies were performed laparoscopically in 2010. A laparoscopic hysterectomy is done by inserting a laparoscope and surgical instruments through several small abdominal incisions. The uterus is removed in small pieces through one of the incisions. In some cases, the cervix is left intact. This type of procedure usually causes minimal blood loss and pain, said Dr. McLawhorn, and the hospital stay is shorter than for total abdominal surgery. Most women can return to normal activity a week or two afterward. With the more traditional abdominal hysterectomy, a much larger abdominal incision is made, requiring a 3-4 day hospital stay and 4-6 weeks of recovery. The latter procedure is still the most common way hysterectomies are performed in most parts of the United States, Dr. McLawhorn added. Another common minimally invasive proce- Dr. Netasha McLawhorn speaks with a patient at her Premier Women's Health office in Henderson. Chief of staff at Maria Parham Medical Center, in addition to her role as physician at PLEASE SEE LADIES, PAGE 8 Premier, Dr. McLawhorn praises MPMC for its healthcare options available to women. Healthcare 5 Expanding to meet area needs Bob Singletary, president and CEO of Maria Parham Medical Center, left, enjoys a moment of conversation with the center's chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Beverly Tucker, as they stand in the lobby of the patient tower. Hospital's facilities, services show significant growth in past 85 years From 27 beds in 1926 to its current capacity of 102, Maria Parham Medical Center has expanded services and opportunities in Vance County and the region. Since its creation 85 years ago, the hospital's history has been punctuated by several major expansion efforts. At its original location on South Chestnut Street in Henderson, the hospital grew from 27 beds to 44 beds to 75 beds. By the 1960s, more space was needed to meet the needs of the community. The Board of Trustees elected to make a major expansion by building a new 100-bed facility. The heirs of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Brodie donated a 40-acre tract of former dairy land west of Henderson. The new hospital opened on that site on Nov. 14, 1965. Additional space and efficiency were added in 1978 and 1984. Each addition was named to honor families and individuals making major contributions to the hospital. bers of the family who donated the land on which the medical center now stands. ing was named for Gen. James W. Jenkins, Sr., who served on the board of directors for 45 years, many of them as chairman. was named for another long-time chairman of the board, who was a strong advocate for outpatient services. Dean Thornton observed many of these changes during his time managing the hospital's laboratory from 1961 until he retired in 2004. When he started working in the lab, it PLEASE SEE EXPAND, PAGE 7 Maria Parham Hospital was named in honor of Mrs. Maria Southerland Parham, whose sons made significant contributions of money and furnishings to the construction of the initial building on South Chestnut Street in Henderson. Described as an esteemed civic and social leader, she operated two schools before the opening of the public school system. 6 Healthcare Helping us see more clearly Dr. Daniel Bernstein's approach to life and to his medical practice is illustrated on the walls of his office at Four County Eye Associates. While waiting for their eyes to be dilated, patients can check out cartoons about medical situations and plaques documenting the many awards Bernstein has received from various organizations, such as Prevent Blindness and B'nai B'rith. Long hours and dedication to his patients have not diminished his sense of humor or commitment to community service. Among the changes he has seen in the local medical scene since 1976, when he established his practice, are two in which he played a leading role. Thirty-five years ago, cataract surgery was an in-patient procedure. It is now routinely performed on an outpatient basis. A second innovation was the establishment of a physician assistant program at Maria Parham Medical Center. "I saw what those corpsfor a bachelor of science men did," Dr. Bernstein degree at the University said, referring to his exof California at Berkeley. perience as a captain in He received an M.D. the U.S. Army Medical degree from Wayne Corps in Vietnam. It was State University School only a short leap to use of Medicine. After two his observations to deyears of military service, velop a program to equip he served a residency civilians with an equivain ophthalmology at lent set of competencies Henry Ford Hospital in to serve Vance County Detroit, Michigan. and the region, adding a In seeking a site to valuable member to the establish a practice, he medical team. was attracted to North As Dr. Bernstein's Carolina in part because practice expanded, of the cost of malpracDr. Cynthia Hampton tice insurance in CaliforDr. Bernstein joined Four County Eye nia -- which he was also Associates in 1990. considering -- and in part because, "My A native of Michigan, Dr. Bernstein bewife and I were looking for a good place to gan his higher education at the University raise our two young kids." Henderson of Michigan and completed requirements qualified on both counts. Caring For Your Eyes HENDERSON FAMILY DENTISTRY Comprehensive Dentistry for the Whole Family Latest in Dental Diagnostic Technology We Accept Most Insurance New Patients and Emergencies are Welcome. Daniel Bernstein, M.D. & Cynthia A. Hampton, M.D. Ophthalmologists Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm Saturday By Appointment Only 560 Dabney Drive, Suite C Henderson, NC 27536 FOUR COUNTY EYE ASSOCIATES 451 Ruin Creek Road 492-8021 Phone: 252-492-6004 Fax: 252-492-9517 Oxford Dental Care Office Monday - Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm Phone: 919-693-9755 Fax: 919-693-9067 Healthcare 7 The medical center, known then as Maria Parham Hospital, began its service to the community in 1926 from its initial location on South Chestnut Street in Henderson, shown in the top photograph. A new facility was completed on Ruin Creek Road in 1965, shown above at a memorial for the victims of 9/11 in 2001. At left, the new patient tower, which opened in 2006, heralds a new day for Maria Parham Medial Center. EXPAND, from page five The most recent expansion to the medical center took place between 2003 and 2006, when a $58 million patient tower was constructed and patient-care areas were renovated. At the ground breaking ceremony in 2003, consisted of five employees using one room in Swanson Dodd, chairman of the board of the Chestnut Street facility. By 2004, the lab directors at the time, proclaimed a change in employed 40 technicians in "tremendously the official name from Maria Parham Hospital larger space" on Ruin Creek Road, he said. to Maria Parham Medical Center. Noting Carolyn White has held a number of the diverse skills and impressive abilities of positions in her 40 years at Maria Parham, the physicians, technicians and patient care including staff nurse, evening nurse supervisor, providers, he said, "We have earned medical director of the Medical/Surgical Unit and oth- center status and will work diligently to further ers. She noted the tremendous increase in the improve on what we have accomplished." number of employees. "At one time you knew Dr. W. Beverly Tucker, the current chairalmost everybody that worked here," she said. man of the board of directors, said the modern With the growth of the facility, that is no longer facility places Maria Parham in a position to atthe case. Another change is in the quality and tract more medical specialists and offer greater skill of the staff. "Nurses today have more service to Vance County and the region. competencies," she said, allowing them to take Tucker also said the new facility allowed an over some functions, such as blood transfuexpansion of services, helping more patients to sions, previously performed by physicians. be treated here rather than having to travel. The expansion includes more private rooms and larger rooms. The patient facilities in the old structure were renovated to match the style of the new section, brightening and modernizing the area, Tucker said. Another major change is on the horizon. In February 2011 the board of directors approved and signed a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership with Duke University Health System Inc. and LifePoint Hospitals. The MOU is non-binding but authorizes the parties to move ahead with a negotiation process, leading to a formal agreement. Tucker said, "We are very excited about the tremendous benefits this proposed partnership offers our employees, medical staff and community." MPMC offers a wide range of services and the latest technology to meet the needs of the community. As the second largest employer in Vance County with approximately 750 employees, the medical center is a major contributor to the economic health of the region. 8 Healthcare The Women's Imaging Center also provides bone density studies to help evaluate bone loss in women, and performs breast ultrasounds to help further diagnose any abnormalities that may be discovered during a routine screening mammogram. When it comes to making decisions about health, women have long been the chief decision makers, Dr. McLawhorn said. "One of the first places a healthy young women comes in contact with a hospital is when she has a baby. If she has a good experience, she'll be back for a mammogram or for other gynecological services." That's why having a top notch Women and Infant Services Department has long been a priority for the hospital. "We have a nice facility, excellent pediatricians and a great group of family practitioners, OB/GYN physicians and midwives who deliver here," she added. Women have a lot of choice in the kind of experience they can have, and the educational offerings, including everything from birthing classes to breastfeeding consultations are readily available. "Every time I hear one of those larger medical centers advertise that they have this service or that service, I just laugh and think, `We're doing all that at Maria Parham,' " Dr. McLawhorn said. " People just don't realize what great services are already offered right here." mograms, the patient needed to return to the waiting area while the film from the mammogram was processed to ensure that the mammogram images were clear and that additional views were not needed. "With digital imaging, we're dure, endometrial ablation, destroys the uterine able to release a patient straight from the exam lining, or endometrium. The procedure is used room because we can instantly see what's been to treat heavy or abnormal uterine bleeding captured on the image and perform additional and can be an alternative for hysterectomies for views right then if needed," Howell said. some women, Dr. McLawhorn said. If a nodule or other abnormality is discovTubal ligations, done to permanently ered, the Women's Imaging Center also offers prevent future pregnancies, are also done using stereotactic breast biopsy, a less invasive way to minimally invasive laparoscopic techniques, she retrieve tissue to see if cancer cells are present. added. The imaging center staff can insert a needle into Maria Parham Medical Center also offers the affected area through which the radiologist a number of cutting-edge technologies in its can actually retrieve a tiny core of tissue. "The Women's Imaging Center. patient doesn't have to be put to sleep and go The hospital began offering digital mammog- through a standard surgical procedure. Once raphy in December 2009. "Digital mammograthe biopsy is completed, most patients can phy allows us to see through dense breast tissue leave and go straight to work or back home with more effectively," said Bonnie Howell, director just a band-aid over the spot where the needle of imaging and cardiovascular services. "We entered," said Howell. often encounter denser breast tissue in younger Other radiologic procedures can help make women, and when we do find abnormalities or a surgical procedures less invasive by providing malignancy in the younger women, it tends to be needle guides that help surgeons more accumore critical." rately locate cancerous tissue, and by injecting Digital mammography also provides low doses of radioactive material into the lymph advantages for a woman undergoing a standard nodes to help physicians identify areas where screening mammogram. With film-based mam- cancer cells may have spread. LADIES, from page four We cover the state, so we can cover you. (252)438-4119 2949 US 1/158 Hwy Gary Stainback, Agent Phyllis Burnette, LUTCF, Agent Tim O'Geary, Agent Scott Grissom, Agent Kristin Maxbauer, Agent Jimmy Twisdale, LUTCF, Agency Manager Gene Richardson, Agent Take a Closer Look at... Medical Staff Directory 2011 Maria Parham Medical Center has a rich and compassionate history of taking care of the citizens in Vance, Warren, and other counties nearby. In 2011 we are recognizing our 85th year since our formation and the 45th year at our current location in Henderson. On behalf of our Medical Staff, Employees and Volunteers, I can say that we are honored to have the opportunity to offer you the very best in healthcare. We have assembled a wonderfully dedicated and expert team of nurses, technologists, therapists, and support staff to complement the outstanding medical staff, representing more than 30 specialty areas. Working together, we are committed to excellence in the quality, safety, and privacy of services you will receive. If you have any questions or concerns about Maria Parham Medical Center, please do not hesitate to give us a call at (252) 436-1800 . We also encourage you to visit us at our website � www.mariaparham.com. Best regards, Bob Singletary, President & CEO Allergy and Immunology Joel Rapchik, MD Vance Allergy & Asthma 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 118 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-1701 Fax: (252) 430-1159 Dermatology Philip D. Meador, MD Philip D. Meador, MD 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 120 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-2123 Fax: (252) 436-0031 Cardiology Willie J. Sessions, MD Willie J. Sessions, MD 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 122 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-0608 Fax: (252) 430-6394 Web: firstname.lastname@example.org Ear, Nose & Throat / Audiology Richard A. Goldstein, MD Richard A. Goldstein, MD 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 003 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-5600 Fax: (252) 492-5685 Deepak Pasi, MD Rex Health & Vascular 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 107 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-2426 Emergency Medicine Glenn B. Charlton, MD Phoenix Physicians, LLC 2828 Croisdaile Road Durham, NC 27705 Phone: (252) 436-1027 Fax: (252) 433-0280 Dentistry - Surgical Rhonda Kearney, DDS Rhonda Kearney, DDS 18 Lake Village Drive Durham, NC 27713 Family Practice Francis Aniekwensi, MD Beckford Medical Center 176 Beckford Drive Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-2161 Fax: (252) 438-2888 Phone: (919) 572-5505 Family Practice (cont.) Daphne Cates, MD Vance Family Medicine 381 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-0666 Fax: (252) 430-7503 Web: email@example.com Family Practice (cont.) John F. Mills, MD Henderson Family Medicine Clinic 480 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-3152 Fax: (252) 430-1928 Chinwe Chukwurah, MD Vance Family Medicine 381 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-0666 Fax: (252) 430-7503 Web: firstname.lastname@example.org Gary Smith, MD Four County Primary Care 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 102 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-0440 Fax: (252) 436-0480 Benjamin Dieter, MD Vance Family Medicine 381 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-0666 Fax: (252) 430-7503 Web: email@example.com Andrew Stock, MD D. Michael Mahan, MD, PA 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 105 Henderson, NC 27536 Henderson: (252) 436-6543 Fax:436-2109 Oxford: (919) 683-7108 Fax 693-9245 John J. Faulkner, MD Four County Primary Care 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 102 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-0440 Fax: (252) 436-0480 Valarmathi Sundar, MD Sundar Internal Medicine Associates 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 105 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-6127 Fax: (252) 492-6315 Hope Hall-Wilson, MD Henderson Family Medicine Clinic 480 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-3152 Fax: (252) 430-1928 Prathima Surapaneni, MD Four County Primary Care 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 102 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-0440 Fax: (252) 436-0480 Matthew Higgins, MD Vance Family Medicine 381 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-0666 Fax: (252) 430-7503 Web: firstname.lastname@example.org Kirit D. Trivedi, MD, PA Kirit D. Trivedi, MD, PA 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 001 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-7102 Fax: (252) 438-7102 James E. Kenney, MD Beckford Medical Center 176 Beckford Drive Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-2161 Fax: (252) 438-2888 Khanh Vu, MD Vance Family Medicine 381 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-0666 Fax: (252) 430-7503 Web: email@example.com D. Michael Mahan, MD D. Michael Mahan, MD, PA 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 105 Henderson, NC 27536 Henderson: (252) 436-6543 Fax:436-2109 Oxford: (919) 683-7108 Fax 693-9245 Aretha Wiggs-Grimes, MD Henderson Family Medicine Clinic 480 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-3152 Fax: (252) 430-1928 Gastroenterology Mark Dubinski, MD Carolina GI Associates, PC 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 201 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-8111 Fax: (252) 430-1804 Internal Medicine Veerappan Sundar, MD Sundar Internal Medicine Associates 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 105 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-6127 Fax: (252) 492-6315 Paul Hagan, MD Carolina GI Associates, PC 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 201 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-8111 Fax: (252) 430-1804 Nephrology & Hypertension Tariq Abo-Kamil, MD Maria Parham Nephrology & Hypertension 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 006 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1080 Fax: (252) 436-1082 Hospitalists Martin Deal, MD Eagle Hospital Physicians 566 Ruin Creek Road PO Box 59 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1352 Fax: (252) 430-0056 Neurology Munther S. Tabet, MD, MS Munther S. Tabet, MD, PA 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-0092 Fax: (252) 436-0096 William A. Dennis, MD Eagle Hospital Physicians 566 Ruin Creek Road PO Box 59 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1352 Fax: (252) 430-0056 OB/Gyn Weldon Hampton, MD, FACOG Premier Women's Health Professionals 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-8576 Fax: (252) 492-7464 Robert Shertz, MD Photo Not Available Eagle Hospital Physicians 566 Ruin Creek Road PO Box 59 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1352 Fax: (252) 430-0056 C. Scott Hayes, DO Manu Yadav, MD Eagle Hospital Physicians 566 Ruin Creek Road PO Box 59 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1352 Fax: (252) 430-0056 Premier Women's Health Professionals 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-8576 Fax: (252) 492-7464 James A. McCarthy, MD Infectious Disease Michelle Collins Ogle, MD Rural Health Group 100 Parkview Lane Henderson, NC 27536 Premier Women's Health Professionals 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-8576 Fax: (252) 492-7464 Netasha McLawhorn, MD Phone: (252) 438-3549 Premier Women's Health Professionals 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-8576 Fax: (252) 492-7464 Oncology Junzo Chino, MD Duke University Radiation Oncology 566 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1148 Fax: (252) 436-1149 Orthopedics Scott Buckel, DO Duke Orthopaedics of Vance County 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 106 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-6571 Fax: (252) 438-1585 Paiman Ghafoori, MD Duke University Radiation Oncology 566 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1148 Fax: (252) 436-1149 Gary Kaplowitz, MD Henderson Orthopaedics 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 103 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-3186 Fax: (252) 438-2602 Nicole Larrier, MD Duke University Radiation Oncology 566 Ruin Creek Road Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1148 Fax: (252) 436-1149 Raphael E. Negron, MD Kerr Lake Orthopaedics 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 206 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1314 Fax: (252) 436-1315 David Mack, MD Duke Unversity Medical Oncology 566 Ruin Creek Road Hednerson, NC 27536 Phone: (919) 436-1782 Clifford Wheeless, MD Orthopaedics Specialists of NC 857 Beckford Dr., Suite E Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-6500 Opthalmology Daniel Bernstein, MD Four County Eye Associates 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 204 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-8021 Fax: (252) 492-3420 Pathology Dianne B. Dookhan, MD AmeriPath Consulting Pathology Services 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 005 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1818 Fax: (252) 436-1899 Web: www.AmeriPath.com Cynthia Hampton, MD Four County Eye Associates 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 204 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-8021 Fax: (252) 492-3420 Veena H. Doshi, MD AmeriPath Consulting Pathology Services 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 005 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1820 Fax: (252) 436-1899 www.ameripath.com Catherine Palmer, MD AmeriPath Consulting Pathology Services 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 005 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-4477 Fax: (252) 436-1899 Pediatrics Cornelius F. Cathcart, MD NC Pediatric Associates 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-9565 Fax: (252) 492-5373 Podiatry Patrick Dougherty, DPM Family Foot and Ankle Center 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 201 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-4426 Fax: (252) 430-1709 Web: www.familyfootcenter.com Shilpa Dave, MD NC Pediatric Associates 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-9565 Fax: (252) 492-5373 Douglas C. Smith, DPM Family Foot and Ankle Center 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 201 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-4426 Fax: (252) 430-1709 Web: www.familyfootcenter.com Jeong Kim-Judd, MD NC Pediatric Associates 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-9565 Fax: (252) 492-5373 Pulmonology & Sleep Ashish Singh, MD Henderson Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 127 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 430-7110 Fax: (252) 430-8116 James Schmitt, DO NC Pediatric Associates 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-9565 Fax: (252) 492-5373 Radiology Joseph W. Melamed, MD Wake Radiology Consultants P.O. Box 19366 Raleigh, NC 27619 DeLouis Terlonge, Jr, MD NC Pediatric Associates 451 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-9565 Fax: (252) 492-5373 Phone: 1-800-675-2232 Web: www.WakeRadiology.com Physiatry Anuradha Rao-Patel, MD Maria Parham Physiatry 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 128 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1380 Fax: (252) 438-1581 Mark Spargo, MD Wake Radiology Consultants P.O. Box 19366 Raleigh, NC 27619 Phone: 1-800-675-2232 Web: www.WakeRadiology.com Carl L. Smith, MD Maria Parham Physiatry 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 128 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1380 Fax: (252) 438-1581 firstname.lastname@example.org Rheumatology Joseph Shanahan, MD Shanahan Rheumatology & Immunotherapy 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 205 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 436-1655 Urology Adrian Ogle, MD, FACS Adrian Ogle, MD, PC 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 104A Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-2773 Fax: (252) 438-2204 Surgery Robert F. Noel, Jr., MD, FACS Northern Carolina Surgical Associates 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 206 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 433-0430 Fax: (252) 433-0596 Granville Urology Linga Vijaya, MD, PA 568 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 121 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 492-8711 Fax: (252) 492-2028 Cynthia K. Robinson, MD Northern Carolina Surgical Associates 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 206 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 433-0430 Fax: (252) 492-5707 Duane F. Tull, MD Northern Carolina Surgical Associates 120 Charles Rollins Road, Suite 206 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 433-0430 Fax: (252) 492-5707 Surgery - Plastic/Reconstructive Sera n Plastic Surgery 511 Ruin Creek Road, Suite 104B Henderson, NC 27536 Phone: (252) 438-8252 To see the most current listing of Maria Parham's Medical Staff, check out our website at www.mariaparham.com. Important Medical Center Telephone Numbers Main Line (252) 438-4143 Information 436-1141 Emergency Dept. 436-1165 Patient Financial Services 436-1546 Medical Records 436-1710 Centralized Scheduling 436-1302 Quality Mgmt. Hotline 436-1010 Compliance Hotline (877) 674-5463 1/15/2011 2nd Floor Women & Infants Nursery 3rd Floor Intensive Care Unit (ICU ) Progressive Care Unit (PCU) 4th Floor Surgical Unit Medical Unit 1st Floor Main Lobby Emergency Medical Records Gift Shop Radiology Lab Human Resources Administration Center for Rehab Lower Level Surgery Surgery Waiting Cafeteria Oncology Home Health Outpt. Rehabilitation Auditorium Classroom Maria Parham Medical Center Campus Healthcare 9 MPMC -- healthcare leader Physicians, nurses, specialists, technology offer best in medicine For 85 years, Maria Parham Medical Center has combined the qualities necessary to offer the best in community medicine -- physicians representing a wide range of specialties, highly trained nurses and clinical specialists, and the latest technology. The heart of Maria Parham Medical Center is a 102-bed facility fully accredited by the Joint Commission. The range of services is not typical for a hospital this size. Cardiac catheterization, heartburn treatment, and radiation and chemotherapy cancer care are a few of the services normally available in larger cities. Maria Parham is proud of the services it provides and the hundreds of dedicated professionals who make us a healthcare leader. Maria Parham Medical Center is there for you day or night. Staffed 24 hours, 7 days a week by a team of specially trained Emergency Physicians and Physician's Assistants, along with a team of emergency nurses and technicians, Maria Parham's Emergency Department (ED) has the knowledge and technology to treat or stabilize the emergencies that come through our doors. Minor Injury or Illness? Fast Track is a specialized part of the ED that is set up to treat patients that arrive with a minor injury or illness. Fast Track is open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. seven days a week. Maria Parham's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) features eight critical care beds and five progressive care services such as counseling and nu- beds. The ICU uses the latest in work together to get you back on trition. The Cancer Center is part your feet again. The Med/Surg technology to complement the Medical/Surgical rooms are designed for the patient, of Duke Medicine and it benefits highly skilled physicians, nurses emphasizing comfort and care. And from the relationship offering some and technicians who provide the Services of the world's cutting edge cancer by the way ... the food is great! compassionate care required. The mainstays of Maria Parham treatment programs. Education is The ICU handles a wide range of Medical Center are the Medical available through an on-site Cancer medical services with emphasis on Cancer Center and Surgical Units. These nursing Resource Center, a joint effort of cardiac and pulmonary care. The units are made up of a group of well When the people of our comThe American Cancer Society and Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is trained healthcare providers who munity asked for our help in the Maria Parham Medical Center. a twelve bed telemetry unit that understand the special needs of the fight against cancer, Maria Parham offers the extra care needed as patient who has been admitted for responded. The Maria Parham patients are diagnosed and treated Emergency an illness or is recovering from a Cancer Center offers a full range for issues such as heart attacks and Medical Care surgery. Supporting the physicians of cancer services close to home. stroke. Staffed by board certified and nurses are a team of techniWhen your family needs Medical and radiation oncology cians, therapists and other staff that are both offered, along with related emergency medical attention, PLEASE SEE LEADER, PAGE 10 Maria Parham Medical Center's new wide-bore MRI has the widest opening of any MRI in the region. The new unit has an opening for the patient that is 15 percent larger than a traditional MRI machine. Intensive and Progressive Care 10 Healthcare LEADER, from page nine physicians and offering state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities, the ICU and PCU insures that heart, lung and other critical patients are treated with utmost care. Surgical Care Maria Parham Medical Center combines the highest level of surgical expertise with the convenience that only your local hospital can provide. Both inpatient and outpatient procedures are performed by board certified physicians and specially trained registered nurses and technicians. The operating facilities are the best in the area. From minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery to emergency surgical procedures, our staff provides the care you need. The GI Lab at Maria Parham is recognized as among the best in the state. With the latest equipment such as Spy Glass Technology, the Lab is led by two board certified GI specialists who understand your needs. Specialties Rehabilitation Services Patients find the support and services they need at Maria Parham's Rehabilitation Services. Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services are available. The Center for Rehabilitation is an 11-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility that offers the comprehensive care that patients often require when trying to recover from a debilitating illness or injury. Outpatient Rehabilitation offers a variety of services based on physical, occupational and speech therapy, as well as, rehabilitation physician services. Specialty outpaPLEASE SEE LEADER, PAGE 11 PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS Free Blood Pressure Clinic Vaccination Clinic No Physician, Let us Help! Prevention is the First Step. 451 Ruin Creek Road - Suite 101 Henderson, NC 27536 Phone 252-492-9565 1417 College Street Oxford, NC 27565 Phone 919-693-PEDS (7337) 1614 NC Hwy 56 Creedmoor, NC 27525 Phone 919-528-PEDS (7337) www.ncpedassociates.com Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 252-492-7021 1245 Park Avenue, Henderson, NC Voted Best Nursing Home in Vance County Accepting New Patients At All Three Locations Beckford Medical Centers Beckford Medical Center, PA S.E. Reed, PA-C J.E. 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They work on an ongoing basis with Maria Parham and area physicians in the coordination of services so that patients are offered all appropriate treatment choices and that these treatments are delivered with optimal results. Center featuring Digital Mammography PLEASE SEE LEADER, PAGE 14 12 A Love for People ... Kathy Thomas "I believe in what the hospital gives back to the community. I like having a connection with the patients I care for." Healthcare loves taking care of her neighbors When Kathy Thomas' kindergarten teacher asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up, the answer was always the same. "I always wanted to be a nurse. I can't remember ever wanting to do anything else." Thomas grew up in the Bobbitt community on her parents' hog farm. Later, her family ran Beckham's Barbecue, a local restaurant, for many years. She headed straight for East Carolina University after graduating high school and earned her bachelor's degree in nursing. She had already been working as a nursing assistant at Maria Parham Medical Center while in school, and the hospital had awarded her a nursing scholarship to help pay for her education. She returned to the hospital in 1995 and has been working here as a nurse ever since. Thomas is currently the manager of wound care services for the hospital. She returned to school at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., in 1996 to earn certification in wound management, ostomy care and incontinence care. She put her new skills to work first as a wound care specialist for Kathy Thomas worked as a nursing assistant at MPMC while in college at East Carolina University. Currently the manager of wound care services, she earned certifications at Emory University. hospitalized patients, then expanded out to treat patients who were being cared for by the hospital's home health nurses. Several years ago, the hospital opened its outpatient wound care clinic, which now operates four days a week. "I believe in what the hospital gives back to the community," said Thomas. "I like having a connection with the patients I care for. I often know their families or loved ones and that makes them feel more secure. We try to treat everyone like they're our next of kin." Because most of her patients are older, traveling to Raleigh or Durham for care can be difficult. "If a patient requires more than we can offer, I don't hesitate to send them where they need to go to get the care they need. But I know that traveling out of town is a big concern for many of our patients and I always assure them we'll be right here for them when they get back." Thomas feels her role is that of a servant, taking care of her neighbors. "I don't know a better population to serve than the people you're going to live around and go to church with." Healthcare 13 "The employees know each other, we know our physicians better -- we're just more of a family." A Love for Nursing Even as a young girl, Cindy Faulkner loved to read her mom's nursing books and magazines. "I think I always knew I wanted to be a nurse like her," Faulkner said. She headed off to nursing school after graduating from high school in Henderson in 1978, but ended up delaying her pursuit of a nursing degree to marry and start a family. Her own family had moved to Henderson when she was 11, and her husband had grown up here, so they settled in Henderson to start their life together. Faulkner worked at Maria Parham Medical Center in non-nursing roles for several years, but headed back to Vance-Granville Community College in 1985 to resume her nurse's training. The hospital had offered her a scholarship, and she graduated with an associate's degree in nursing in 1988. Except for a short stint working in Raleigh, After starting a family, Cindy Faulkner returned to nursing school at Vance-Graville Community College. Now the vice president of patient care services at MPMC, she earned her bachelor's degree at N.C. Central University and her master's from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Cindy Faulkner sees medical staff as extended family Faulkner. "When I worked in Raleigh, I never saw my patients again after they were discharged. I didn't really know them or their families. Here, you go to church together, you see each other in the grocery store, your kids play together. You really are taking care of your neighbors. I like knowing that I'm taking care of people from my Faulkner was employed as a staff nurse at Maria own community." Parham until 1999, when she accepted the The primary reason a patient is admitted to position of manager of the Women and Infants the hospital is because they need nursing care, Department. She continued her education, said Faulkner. "If they stay overnight, they're graduating with a bachelor's degree in nursing here because they need the care of a nurse. from N.C. Central University in 2001. She was Nurses are critical. You can't have a hospital named to her current post as vice president of without nurses." patient care services in 2004, and completed Faulkner believes that having nurses and her master's degree in health care administrastaff members who are from the local area is an tion at UNC-CH in 2008. advantage. "The employees know each other, Taking care of the health care needs of her we know our physicians better � we're just friends and neighbors is a special privilege to more of a family." 14 Healthcare women's health in the area. An on-site Special Care Nursery is available when the newborn needs extra medical attention, be it from an unexpected illness or prematurity. The Special Care Nursery provides the extra attention that premies need at a location that is close to home. If you need a digital mammogram, education on women's issues or want to sign up for parenting or childbirth classes, the Women's Diagnostic Center was built with you in mind. All of these services and more are available at a single location -- Maria Parham's Women's Diagnostic Center. Call (252) 436-1303 for more information. LEADER, from page eleven Orthopedic Care When pain from arthritis, infection, inflammation or trauma interferes with your life, the orthopedic specialists at Maria Parham Medical Center are able to help. Skilled in the latest arthroscopic techniques, rehabilitative therapy and sports medicine procedures, our physicians and surgeons in the orthopedic department are ready to help you begin living life again. Services include a wide range of procedures, from total joint replacement to the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis. services 24/7, including a new wide-bore MRI unit capable of obtaining an MRI on larger patients. All images are read by board certified radiologists. From broken bones to osteopoRadiology, Digital Imaging rosis to brain hemorrhages, Maria Parham has the know-how to diagnose the problem and and Cardiovascular Lab get you the quality medical attention that you Imaging used to simply be X-ray, but not deserve. The Cardiovascular Lab at Maria Parham Care for Women & Infants anymore. Today imaging is very high-tech. Maria Parham's Imaging Department offers the performs diagnostic tests specializing in The demands of work and family leave less very best in that technology -- MRI, CT Scan, diseases of the heart, arteries and veins. The time for women than ever before. That's why Nuclear Imaging, Ultrasound, Bone Scanning Vascular side of the Lab focuses on circulation Maria Parham offers comprehensive healthcare for Osteoporosis and of course, X-ray. using the latest in ultrasound technology. The services that focus on women's health issues. Maria Parham has the region's only in-hos- Cardio side focuses on heart related issues From our comfortably furnished Labor, Delivery pital MRI Unit and two CT Scanners to met all such as murmurs, malfunctioning heart valves and Recovery rooms to the Women's Diagnostic of your needs. Staffed by certified and licensed Center, Maria Parham has set the standard for technicians, Maria Parham offers imaging PLEASE SEE LEADER, PAGE 15 Healthcare 15 LEADER, from page fourteen Sleep & Neurological Disorders Trouble staying awake at work? Experiencing unexplained headaches? Sleep disorders and irregular heart rhythms. Holter Monitorand neurological conditions can be diagnosed at Regional Home Health ing, Stress Testing and Echocardiograms are Maria Parham by our board certified physicians Maria Parham Regional Home Health a sample of procedures performed in the lab. using the best in advanced digital diagnostic Staffed by a team of specially trained techniequipment. The Sleep Lab and Neurodiagnostic (MPRHH) offers comprehensive healthcians and directed by a board certified cardiolo- Lab both offer the best in accommodations and care services. For individuals needing home gist, the Cardiovascular Lab can offer the area's convenience. Talk to your primary care physibest diagnostic testing for patients of all ages. cian if you are experiencing sleep difficulties or PLEASE SEE LEADER, PAGE 16 other health issues. For more information about Sleep Disorders, you can also call (252) 4361746 for an information packet. Remember, a great day starts with a good night's sleep. 16 Healthcare Index of Advertisers Beckford Medical Centers ..........................................................................10 Carolina GI Associates, PC .........................................................................16 Farm Bureau Insurance .................................................................................8 Four County Eye Associates .........................................................................6 Four County Primary Care ...........................................................................11 Henderson Family Dentistry..........................................................................6 Kerr Lake Nursing & Rehabilitation Center ...............................................10 Kerr Lake Orthopaedics ...............................................................................4 Maria Parham Medical Center ......................................................Back Cover Mast Drug....................................................................................................10 MPMC 2010 Circle of Excellence ......................................Inside Back Cover MPMC Nephrology & Hypertension ...........................................................14 MPMC North Carolina Surgical Associates ................................................15 MPMC Pain & Physical Medicine Clinic ............................Inside Back Cover NeighborCare at Home ...............................................................................16 North Carolina Pediatric Associates ..........................................................10 Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina ..................................................2 Premier Women's Center.................................................. Inside Front Cover Vance-Granville Community College ...........................................................6 YMCA ..........................................................................................................16 LEADER, from page fifteen healthcare following a hospitalization or as the result of illness or injury, MPRHH has a range of services available from nursing care to social services assistance in Vance, Granville, Warren and areas of Franklin County. Our professional staff includes Registered Nurses; Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists; Medical Social Workers; and Aides. Our services include Home Care Nursing, Infusion Therapy, Rehabilitative Services, and Consultation Services with Nutritional and Wound Care Specialists. For more information on Maria Parham Regional Home Health, call (252) 431-3708 or 800-954-8529. and More Our medical center offers many services in addition to those listed here. 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