Steward Health Care Appoints Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to Board of DirectorsJuly 12, 2021
DALLAS, TX -- Steward Health Care today announced the appointment of Sr. Vimala Vadakumpadan to its Board of Directors. A member of the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, she has served as Chairperson of the Board of Steward’s Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts since 2005. A native of Kerala, India, Sr. Vimala received a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Bhopal School of Sci...
Get to Know More About StrokeJune 24, 2021
Warning Signs of Stroke and Ways to Help Prevent Stroke
Steward Health Care To Acquire Five Hospitals In The Miami-Dade/Southern Broward Area From Tenet HealthcareJune 16, 2021
Acquisition of Tenet hospitals and hospital-affiliated operations will bring greater access to high-quality care in South Florida DALLAS, TX (June 16, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) and Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced that they have signed a definitive agreement regarding the acquisition by Steward of Tenet’s five hospitals and related hospital operat...
Local Nonprofit, Founded by Former Patients, Donates to NICU Families at St. Elizabeth’s Medical CenterJune 15, 2021
According to the World Health Organization, about 15 million babies are born premature each year, and preterm birth complications are the leading cause of death for children under 5-years-old. Fortunately, that was not the outcome for twins Sagar and Sahil Koul, who were born three months premature at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. While the first few months of their lives were an uphill battle,...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Recognized for Higher Quality in Bariatric SurgeryJune 7, 2021
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is proud to be recognized by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts with a Blue Distinction® Centers for Bariatric Surgery designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based ...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Physician Assistant Takes on “American Ninja Warrior”June 1, 2021
Dr. Hart is currently ranked as one of the top 5 adult female ninjas in the country
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Endocrinologist Devina Willard, M.D.June 1, 2021
Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Endocrinologist Devina Willard, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Willard is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Willard specializes in all areas of endocrinology, including diabetes, thyroid disorders, and other conditions related to hormone imbalanc...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Addiction Medicine Specialist Alex Varghese, MDMay 20, 2021
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently announced the addition of Addiction Medicine Specialist Alex Varghese, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Varghese’s expert care focuses on treating patients enrolled in St. Elizabeth’s Comprehensive Addiction Program (SECAP), where he will continue his passion for prevention and treatment of substance use disorders from the perspectiv...
HED Completes New Med/Surg Unit at St. Elizabeth's Medical CenterMay 13, 2021
National architecture and engineering firm HED is pleased to announce the opening of a new medical surgical telemetry unit (med/surg) at the St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, Massachusetts. St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, A Boston University Teaching Hospital, is an award-winning medical center home to the highest-rated physicians in the Boston metro with specialties ranging from cardiac...
Nurses Deliver Exceptional Care to Help Type 1 Diabetes Patient on Her Journey of Motherhood During COVID-19 PandemicMay 10, 2021
When Endocrinology nurse Bryan Hernandez, BSN, RN, saw baby James safely delivered and in his mother’s arms on January 20 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, his first thought was “Mission Accomplished.” The birth of James was the cherished moment his mother, Judit Balbi Lopez, a Type 1 diabetic, had yearned for, and the culmination of a pregnancy journey with her care team who, through the wonders...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Becomes a Boston University Teaching HospitalMay 3, 2021
The affiliation will bring more medical training and research opportunities to the Boston hospital
March 26 Marks Purple DayMarch 26, 2021
Today, in honor of Purple Day, help us celebrate and support those around us who are living with epilepsy.
STEWARD HEALTH CARE APPOINTS DR. SANJAY SHETTY TO NEWLY CREATED ROLE OF PRESIDENT, STEWARD NORTH AMERICAMarch 16, 2021
Founder Dr. Ralph de la Torre becomes Chairman and CEO, Steward North America, and Executive Chairman, Steward International, overseeing strategic business directives and global growth as Shetty assumes day-to-day leadership across Steward’s North America operations. DALLAS (MARCH 16, 2021) – Steward Health Care, the nation’s largest private, physician-owned health care network, today announced Dr...
St. Elizabeth Medical Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Treatment recognizes Nutrition Awareness MonthMarch 12, 2021
With tips for people living with diabetes
Against the Odds: Paul’s StoryMarch 10, 2021
What began as some aches and pains in his shoulders quickly turned into much more for 47-year-old Paul Calnan. An avid gym-goer and volunteer firefighter, Paul thought his shoulder pain was just a product of his lifestyle. When the pain persisted and his weight began to drop, he turned to the medical experts at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. After several unsuccessful attempts to address what he...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Sports Medicine Specialist Hector Osoria, M.D.March 1, 2021
Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Sports Medicine Specialist Hector Osoria, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Osoria is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Physiatry and Sports Medicine. Dr. Osoria is a trained physiatrist and expert in non-surgical care with a focus on the evaluation and management of orthope...
Richard B. Freeman Jr., M.D., MHL, Joins St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as Chief Medical OfficerFebruary 1, 2021
The tenured physician and leader joins Steward’s tertiary care facility
The SMG Digestive Disease Center at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes the Addition of Gastroenterologist Zhuo (Zoe) Geng, MDJanuary 29, 2021
Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group (SMG) recently announced the addition of Gastroenterologist Zhuo (Zoe) Geng, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Geng’s special focus will be on inflammatory bowel disease, as well as general gastroenterology, and is fluent in Mandarin as well as English. “We are extremely excited about the addition of Dr. Geng to our team at the ...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Physicians Recognized as Boston Magazine’s Top DoctorsJanuary 5, 2021
More than 45 Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center physicians and affiliates have been named 2021 Top Doctors in Boston Magazine’s annual Boston Top Doctors awards.
Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Opens New England’s First Pritikin ICR™ Cardiac Rehab ProgramJanuary 4, 2021
The outpatient program improves cardiovascular health and longevity in patients