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Arizona Parenting and Sunscreen Safety Tips

May 19, 2017

Source: Arizona Parenting PARENTS ASK: SUNSCREEN May 4, 2017 | Health & Fitness, Parents Ask By Dr. Allison Kaplan Q: “Living in Arizona, I know that sun protection is extremely important. There are so many sun screens to choose from. As a parent, what should I be looking for in the SPF number and is there a difference between the lotions and the sprays?” – Crystal, Phoenix A: Metropolit...

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Leading Perinatology Specialists Bolster Women’s Care Programs at Mountain Vista Medical Center

May 18, 2017

Two well-respected maternal fetal medicine specialists and a seasoned OB/GYN family nurse practitioner with endocrinology experience have opened a physician’s office in Mesa to help women with high-risk and complicated pregnancies. Dr. Richard Blumrick, FACOG, and Dr. Julia Elizabeth Solomon, MDCM, FACOG, will be lending their support to the medical teams at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mes...

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Mountain Vista Medical Center Expands Total Knee & Total Hip Replacement Services

May 17, 2017

In the United States, more than 1 million surgeries are performed annually to replace worn-out knees and hips, and that number is only expected to grow in the coming years as the population ages. Total knee replacements in the U.S. are expected to increase 673 percent by 2030, yet studies have shown that approximately 30 percent of patients are dissatisfied after conventional surgery. Thanks to an...

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Mountain Vista Medical Center Holds FREE StrokeCheck Event on Tuesday, May 9

May 8, 2017

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, an observance designed to increase awareness of the signs of a stroke, as 80 percent of strokes are preventable. A simple, free StrokeCheck can help to identify the risk factors for a stroke before you or a loved one experience a health crisis. That’s why Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa is holding a free stroke check event this month, in partnership...

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Main Street Minute: Women’s Health Expo Set for Mesa

May 5, 2017

Source: KTAR.com BY KTAR NEWSROOM | May 5, 2017 @ 10:10 am KTAR’s Main Street Minute focuses on local businesses that are hiring, opening and hosting events across the community. These stories air each weekday on KTAR at 7:27 a.m. • Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa is hosting a free women’s health and wellness expo this weekend. Women can get health screenings and receive tips to impro...

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Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa to Host Free Organ Donation Event

April 19, 2017

Source: MyNewsMesa.com By Kelly Mixer – April is National Donate Life Month and Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa is reminding people of all ages about their potential to give life, comfort and hope to others by registering as an organ, tissue or blood donor. Mountain Vista is collaborating with the Donor Network of Arizona to host a free, open-to-the-public event to educate peopl...

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Valley Hospitals, Including Mesa’s Mountain Vista, Commemorate National Donate Life Month

April 19, 2017

       Source: MyNewsMesa.com Gerald (Jerry) Blankenship suffered a devastating reemergence of illness dating back to a needle stick more than 20 years ago. (Courtesy of IASIS Healthcare) In 2012, Gerald (Jerry) Blankenship suffered a devastating reemergence of illness dating back to a needle stick more than 20 years ago. His health declined so rapidly that he wasn’t ...

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Dr. Adrian Harvey, New Neurosurgeon at Mountain Vista Medical Center

April 18, 2017

    Source: Phoenix Business Journal Dr. Adrian Harvey Neurosurgeon at Mountain Vista Medical Center Dr. Adrian Harvey, a board-certified neurosurgeon with Physician Group of Arizona, has joined the neurosurgical team at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa.       ...

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Mesa’s Mountain Vista Medical Center Offers Free Class About Body Awareness for Boys

April 11, 2017

Source: MyNewsMesa.com Mountain Vista Medical Center is located at 1301 S. Crismon Road in Mesa. (Special to MyNewsMesa.com) Talking about puberty and the changes that come along with it – including hormonal shifts and physical changes to your body – can be challenging and uncomfortable for adolescents. That’s why Mountain Vista Medical Center of Mesa offers a periodic series of events led b...

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Mountain Vista Medical Center Helps Busy Women Seize Control of Their Health with Free Women’s Health & Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 6

April 11, 2017

    Overextended. Overstressed. Overworked. These words are a reality for many women who are living in overdrive, taking care of their families, working 40+ hours per week, and ensuring their household is running smoothly. And while they’re well aware of their long list of responsibilities, not many are aware of the health status of their own bodies. To help them reconnect with their bo...

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Fellowship-Trained Neurosurgeon Helps East Valley Hospital Expand its Neurosurgery Offerings

April 4, 2017

Dr. Adrian Harvey, a board-certified neurosurgeon with Physician Group of Arizona, has joined the neurosurgical team at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa. This expands the neurosurgical offerings available, enabling East Valley patients to receive complex treatments close to home. Dr. Harvey is an Arizona native who graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He ...

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Arizona Hospital Healthcare Association Guest Blogger: Mountain Vista Medical Center Brings Awareness to Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March 9, 2017

Source: AZHHA Blog  To Your Health….and it’s Free! Today’s guest blog comes to us from Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa. The focus is on the importance of regular colonoscopy screenings. According to the American Cancer Society, “preventing colorectal cancer (and not just finding it early) should be a major reason for getting tested.” Mountain Vista Medical Center will be...

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Mountain Vista Medical Center Holds Free Colorectal Cancer Awareness Seminar on March 14

March 2, 2017

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and doctors at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa are reminding adults over the age of 40 about the importance of regular colonoscopy screenings.  The hospital will hold a FREE Colorectal Cancer Awareness Seminar at noon on Tuesday, March 14. During the seminar, Gastroenterology Fellows Dr. Sara Ancello and Dr. Jordan Vulcano will ...

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Mountain Vista Medical Center’s Dr. Castle Interviewed by Raising Arizona Kids Magazine

March 1, 2017

Decision about new two-dose HPV vaccination starts early By Dani Horn | March 2017 Raising Arizona Kids Magazine At my 10-year-old daughter’s last doctor’s visit, I was given all the routine information: height and weight compared to her peers, plus recommendations for healthier eating and better sleeping habits. Pretty run-of-the-mill stuff. But then the doctor pivoted to medical advice I wasn’t ...

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ABC15.com Promotes Heart Health Day at Mountain Vista Medical Center

February 10, 2017

Click here for more: http://www.abc15.com/news/smart-shopper/free-food-dessert-music-and-more ...

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Bridges Center for Surgical Weight Management Expands Bariatric Services to Mountain Vista Medical Center

January 24, 2017

    As weight loss and getting healthy top the list of resolutions for another new year, Bridges Center for Surgical Weight Management at St. Luke’s Medical Center is helping local residents explore the full spectrum of surgical weight management options by expanding its services to Mountain Vista Medical Center at 1301 S. Crismon Road in Mesa. The partnership will not only provide surg...

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Mountain Vista Medical Center’s Dr. Leaman Interviewed by Arizona Foothills Magazine

December 12, 2016

December 12, 2016 Tips for Traveling with Children This Holiday Season Tis the season for traveling–with children. To help ease the sometimes-difficult task, here are some tips from Joseph Leaman, D.O., is a family medicine physician. 1. Are there ideal times of day to travel with children? As far as ideal times of the day to travel, it depends on the children. If your children are early rise...

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Doctor at Mountain Vista Medical Center Provides Allergy Tips for Expecting Moms

October 7, 2016

Expecting moms are likely ready to battle sore backs, swollen feet and general exhaustion that come with pregnancy. But when those run-of-the-mill health nuisances, such as seasonal allergies, arise, many are unsure about how to treat them without harming themselves or their babies. While many may not realize it, allergies are quite common during pregnancy. In fact, one-in-five expecting women ...