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  • Memorial Hospital Elects Medical Staff Officers

    Date: October 11, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Medical Staff Officers were elected on September 21 and began serving their terms on October 1, 2016. They will serve through 2018. Charles Slonaker, MD, was elected Chief of the Memorial Medical Staff. Dr. Slonaker is Board Certified in Blood Banking, Clinical Pathology, and Anatomic Pathology. He is a graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. He was Fellowship trained in Blood Banking at St. Luke's Episcopal in Houston, Texas. Dr. Slona......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Leader in Surgery, Gets Second Surgical Robot–the Newest da Vinci Xi

    Date: October 5, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial recently added a second unit to their robotic surgery suite: Intuitive Surgical’s new da Vinci® Xi™ System, the most advanced robotically assisted surgery technology available. In this latest round of advancements, surgeons have gained greater functionality in procedures requiring access to multiple areas of the pelvis, abdomen or chest. Now the same advantages offered before—smaller incisions, less blood loss during surgery, fewer complications and shorter recovery periods—can......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Dr. Gene Goldman

    Date: September 15, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Gene Goldman, MD, in the practice of Sports Medicine/Family Medicine at Memorial Orthopedic Clinic, 2781 C.T. Switzer Drive, Suite 402, Biloxi.   Dr. Goldman received his undergraduate degree at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He completed his internship and residency in family medicine at Columbus Regional, Columbus, Ga. He was fellowship trained in sports medicine at The University of Mississippi in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Goldm......

  • Memorial Names Second Quarter 2016 STAR Recipients

    Date: August 15, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named the recipients of the Second Quarter 2016 Star awards—Memorial’s highest honor. STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) recognizes outstanding customer service. STAR recipients attended a special award ceremony where they received gift certificates donated by the Memorial Auxiliary and gold pins to wear on their employee badges. The recipients are as follows: L-R (front row): Dessie West, Environmental Services; Janell Bell, Pediatrics; Scha......

  • Memorial Hospital and Singing River Health System file Second Lawsuit over Medicaid Underpayments

    Date: August 3, 2016

    GULFPORT, MS - Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Singing River Health System (SRHS) have filed a second lawsuit in Hinds County Chancery Court following a denial of their appeal to the Division of Medicaid (DOM) regarding underpayments that occurred in State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2014. The lawsuit claims that DOM has a payment methodology   that is contrary to state law. The lawsuit seeks recovery of the underpayments and legal fees. Harrison County has the second highest population of uninsured re......

  • Memorial Earns ACR Accreditations

    Date: July 25, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital has recently been awarded two three-year terms of accreditations in Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Memorial Diagnostic Imaging Services has been accredited by the ACR for many years for Digital Mammography and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy. The ACR has accredited Memorial as a safe and effective facility. For more than three quarters of a century, ACR has thoroughly ......

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Dr. Summer Allen

    Date: July 20, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Summer Allen, MD, in the practice of pulmonary diseases at Memorial Physician Clinics, Gulf Coast Pulmonary Consultants, 15190 Community Road, Suite 220, Gulfport. Dr. Allen received her medical degree, completed her Internal Medicine residency, and Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. She is board certified in Pulmonology and Internal Medicine. To schedule an appointment, call (22......

  • Memorial Auxiliary Recognized for their Dedication

    Date: July 20, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. — The Memorial Board of Trustees and Memorial Administration recognized and honored the Auxiliary with a resolution and plaque for their hard work and dedication to Memorial Hospital. The plaque, listing all Auxiliary donations, was placed in the hospital lobby hallway located near the Gift Shop....

  • Memorial Auxiliary Awards $30,000 in Scholarships to Memorial Employees

    Date: July 20, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. —The Memorial Auxiliary presented scholarships to Memorial employees to enhance their skills in their profession at a reception held June 23, 2016. Applicants were required to be accepted to an undergraduate or graduate program in a medical profession field of study at an accredited college or university at the time of application. Applications were reviewed by the Memorial Auxiliary Board. Recipients of the $1,000 scholarships were: Jennifer Buckley, RN, ICU; Janice Callaway, CT Tech, Ra......

  • Memorial to Hold Cancer Support Group

    Date: July 20, 2016

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Cancer Services Support Team will hold a Cancer Support Group for current patients and caregivers on Tuesday, July 26, 5 - 6 p.m. in the Memorial Medical Office Building Atrium. Participants will meet the team and tour Memorial Cancer Center. Team members, including nurse navigators, dietitians, social services representatives, a lymphedema therapist, and financial assistance representatives will be available for questions. For more information and to RSVP please call Quin Barne......