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  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Names Myron S. McCoo, Vice President, Human Resources

    Date: August 22, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Hospital has named Myron S. McCoo, JD, as Vice President, Human Resources. Mr. McCoo comes to Memorial with more than 20 years of Human Resources experience, most recently as the Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN, and Associate Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Diversity Officer at UC Health-Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition, Mr. McCoo has previously served as Senior Director of Human Resourc......

  • Memorial Hospital Receives Get with The Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

    Date: August 21, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Memorial earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and tre......

  • U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Memorial Hospital at Gulfport as Best Regional Hospital for Coastal Mississippi

    Date: August 16, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has been recognized as Best Regional Hospital for Coastal Mississippi, as well as High Performing in abdominal aortic aneurism repair, heart failure, COPD and knee replacement for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 30th year, is designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective proced......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport welcomes Plastic Surgeon Luis “Michael” Diaz, MD

    Date: August 12, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Hospital at Gulfport welcomes Michael Diaz, MD, FACS, in the practice of plastic surgery. Dr. Diaz specializes in all cosmetic procedures. He, along with T. Paul Mace, MD, FACS, specializes in all aspects of breast reconstruction, including the highly specialized Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap Breast Reconstruction. DIEP flap procedure uses the skin, fat, and blood vessels removed from the lower abdomen and transferred to the chest to reconstruct a breast after......

  • Memorial Hospital Names Mark A. Gilbert, MD as Chief Medical Officer

    Date: August 12, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Hospital named Mark A. Gilbert, MD, FACEP as Chief Medical Officer. He recently served as Chief Medical Officer at Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital in Murphy, North Carolina. Dr. Gilbert is a graduate of the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa. He completed his internship in General Surgery at Jacksonville Health Education Program University Hospital, and his residency in Emergency Medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Dr. Gilbert is board certifi......

  • General Surgeon T. Paul Mace Joins Memorial Hospital at Gulfport

    Date: August 7, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital at Gulfport welcomes T. Paul Mace, MD, FACS, in the practice of general surgery. He joins our team of general surgeons, which includes Scott Blackburn, DO; Kristine Carter, MD; David “Trey” Rimmer, MD; and Derek Ware, MD. General surgeons perform routine procedures such as hernia surgery, appendectomies, gallbladder surgery, and other abdominal surgeries. Some general surgeons also specialize in procedures such as trauma surgery, colorectal surgery, bariatric surgery an......

  • Vascular Surgeons at Memorial Hospital use Latest Technology to Treat Carotid Artery Disease

    Date: July 22, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.— Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is proud to be the first civilian hospital on the Mississippi Gulf Coast to offer TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) to treat carotid artery disease and help prevent stroke. Memorial Vascular Surgeons are now using this minimally invasive approach to treat carotid artery disease. A tiny incision is made at the base of the neck then a catheter is inserted into the carotid artery. The TCAR instrument temporarily reroutes the blood to flow backward, ......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Names Kyle Lewis as Senior Director, Senior Care

    Date: July 15, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. — Memorial Hospital has named Kyle Lewis, LNHA, MS, RD, LD, as Senior Director, Senior Care. Mr. Lewis is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) who oversees the daily operational activities of Memorial Driftwood Nursing Center. He evaluates the residents’ needs and implements strategies for growth and coordination of resources to best meet those needs. He will focus on the overall success of the center and uphold the highest level of compliance regarding all state and federal regu......

  • Memorial Hospital at Gulfport Honors Extraordinary Nurse

    Date: July 11, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss.—Memorial Hospital at Gulfport has named Colin Steenkamp, RN, ICU, as the DAISY Award honoree on July 2. Colin was presented The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses for the exceptional compassion and skill he displayed to his patient Michael (Mick) Petras. Colin was nominated by Michael’s wife, Diane. The program was established in memory of J. Patrick Barnes, by members of his family. The care Patrick and his family received from nurses while he was ill inspired this unique means of tha......

  • Cardiologist Michael Payment joins Memorial Physician Clinics

    Date: July 11, 2019

    GULFPORT, Miss. —Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Michael Payment, MD, FACC, in the practice of Cardiology. Dr. Payment is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. He has more than 21 years of experience specializing in cardiovascular conditions and has been a member of Memorial Medical Staff since 2010. Memorial cardiologists have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a High Performing in treating heart failure for 2018-2019. Dr. Payme......