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  • Memorial Hospital Announces New Family Medicine Residents

    Date: March 31, 2021

    On Friday, March 19, Memorial Hospital learned who their inaugural class of Family Medicine Residents are—an announcement that happens each March and is always an exciting day. The talented and enthusiastic residents will begin practicing with Memorial on July 1 and will be with us for three years until they complete their residency training. This class of 10 residents will be the future physician leaders of tomorrow. The residents will be in the hospital and local clinics throughout the Gulfport and sur......

  • Dr. Henry Leis performs first-of-its-kind, minimally-invasive joint replacement for the hand and wrist

    Date: March 26, 2021

    Ensemble Orthopedics, Inc. announced today the first implantation of the FDA-cleared Ensemble CMC™, the first implant in a product line of minimally invasive joint replacements for the hand and wrist. The surgery was performed by Henry T. Leis, M.D. on March 23, 2021 at Memorial Hospital–Gulf South Surgery Center in Gulfport, Mississippi. The Ensemble CMC™ was designed to expand the treatment options for osteoarthritis of the carpometacarpal (CMC) joint to treat a broader range of patients using a minim......

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations Appointments Now Available

    Date: March 22, 2021

    WHAT: Memorial is accepting appointments for the first dose Pfizer vaccinations WHERE: Dr. Frank Gruich Center, 591 Howard Ave, Biloxi WHO: Persons 16 years or older HOW: Schedule an appointment, call the COVID-19 Hotline at (228) 867-5000 seven days a week WHEN: Friday, March 26, from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. ---------------------- WHERE: Diamondhead City Hall, 5000 Diamondhead Circle WHO: Persons 16 years or older HOW: Schedule an appointment, call the COVID-19 Hotline at (228) 867-5000 seven days a week......

  • Heroes on the Frontline Concert- A Day of Appreciation

    Date: March 16, 2021

    The Legacy Business League, Memorial, and Unfazed Show & Band have come together to present “Heroes on the Frontline Concert - A Day of Appreciation” on March 27, 2021 from 11 AM-5 PM to serve frontline workers with a fun day off. Taking place at Harrah’s Gulf Coast Great Lawn (280 Beach Blvd. Biloxi, MS 39530). March marks the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 case discovered in South Mississippi. This event will highlight the tenacity of local frontline workers through a community celebrat......

  • Memorial offers Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments to Mississippi Residents

    Date: March 15, 2021

    Memorial is scheduling appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for Mississippi residents (or to out-of-state residents who work in Mississippi) on Tuesday, March 16, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., at the Lyman Community Center, located at 13472 Highway 49 in Gulfport. By appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call the COVID-19 Hotline at (228) 867-5000 , Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit the Mississippi State Department of Health ....

  • Memorial Physician Clinics Welcomes Andrea Barker, MD

    Date: March 12, 2021

    Memorial Physician Clinics welcomes Andrea Barker, MD, in the practice of vascular surgery, in association with Alton Dauterive, MD, and Joseph Graham, DO, at Vascular Surgery Consultants, 1340 Broad Ave., Suite 220, Gulfport. Dr. Barker received her medical degree at the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson. She completed her general surgery residency and vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Dr. Barker is board certified in general and va......

  • Memorial Offers COVID 19 Vaccinations by Appointment Only

    Date: March 5, 2021

    Memorial is accepting appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 first dose vaccine and will be distributing the vaccinations at the following locations, dates and times. •    March 9: Diamondhead City Hall, 5300 Diamondhead Circle (8:30am – 3:00pm)   •    March 10: Isaiah Fredericks Community Center, 3312 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Gulfport (8:30am – 3:00pm) To schedule an appointment, call the COVID-19 Hotline at (228) 867-5000 Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, 9......

  • Memorial to vaccinate 1,200 additional community members by appointment only on Friday, March 5

    Date: March 3, 2021

    WHAT: Memorial will offer first dose Pfizer vaccinations to 1,200 members of the East Biloxi community by appointment only; this location-specific distribution works to address the racial gaps in COVID-19 vaccination administration. WHERE: Dr. Frank Gruich Sr. Community Center (formerly known as the Biloxi Community Center) 591 Howard Ave., Biloxi. WHO: Memorial is accepting appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 first dose vaccine for the following eligible populations: • Persons aged 65 years and older ......

  • Memorial Offers Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccination

    Date: March 1, 2021

    Memorial Hospital will offer the second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination for all patients contacted by Memorial Hospital who received their first dose vaccine on Feb. 10, 2021. To receive the second vaccination, patients must have scheduled an appointment with a Memorial team member. Patients need to bring a photo ID and the vaccination card from first dose. Second dose vaccine appointments will take place on Wednesday, March 3, at the Isaiah Fredericks Community Center (3312 Martin Luther King Jr......

  • Memorial Hospital Emergency Department now offers 24-hour OB for Pregnant Women

    Date: February 26, 2021

    Memorial Hospital at Gulfport is the first hospital on the Mississippi Gulf Coast to offer a 24-hour Obstetrics Emergency Department (OBED) dedicated to pregnant women. The OBED is staffed with Board Certified OB/GYNs through the OB Hospitalist Group to provide care for pregnancy-related emergencies and to diagnose labor. “This provides an elevated standard of care for our patients and positively impacts the lives of women, their babies and the families we serve,” said Memorial Chief Medical Officer Mark......