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Mountain Vista earns recognition for wound care

Banner Baywood Medical Center

Mountain Vista Medical Center has been recognized as a Center of Distinction for wound care by Healogics, Inc.,  the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services, making it one of very few locations in Arizona to have earned this national award. Five hundred and six centers were eligible for the Center of Distinction award,… Read More →

5 Things To Know About Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight-loss surgery - Scottsdale Living Magazine Spring 2012

Eric Schlesinger, M.D., FACS, a board-certified bariatric surgeon and the medical director of the Bridges Center for Surgical Weight Management at Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital, breaks down some of the things you need to know about weight-loss surgery. Who should consider it Typically, a patient must be morbidly obese in order to qualify for weight-loss… Read More →

Weight-Loss Surgical Procedures Help Patients Reclaim Their Lives

Weight-loss - Scottsdale Living Magazine Spring 2012

Cutting the fat: Weight-loss surgical procedures help patients gain confidence while reclaiming their lives For most people who battle their weight, there is an epiphanic moment that needs to happen before they make a healthy change that sticks. “I was 27 years old and couldn’t keep up with my (three) children because I was overweight,”… Read More →