Gastric Sleeve Weight Loss Surgery Now Offered at Cullman Regional

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Cullman Regional is continuing to expand its services by now offering the laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.  This operation, also known as the gastric sleeve procedure, is a minimally invasive surgical option for severely obese patients, or obese patients who have obesity-related health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure or sleep apnea. During a gastric sleeve…

Cullman Regional Family Care Welcomes Kathryn Pettit, MD

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Cullman Regional Family Care is excited to welcome Family Physician Kathryn Pettit, MD to the Medical Team. Dr. Pettit is a board-certified family physician who has been leading the team at Cullman Regional’s Urgent Care. Dr. Pettit is excited to begin offering primary care to patients in the area two days per week beginning in…

Hospice of Cullman County, Inc. MEGA CASH Draw Down Set for July 25th

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Hospice of Cullman County, Inc. of Cullman Regional Hospice announced the MEGA CASH Draw Down, its largest annual fundraiser benefiting indigent patients, will be held on Thursday, July 25th at 6 p.m. This year’s event features a chance to win $10,000 while also enjoying dinner, door prizes and much more! Dinner will be served to…

Healthcare Marketing Day

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Healthcare Marketing Day celebrates the professionals who work hard to communicate the services of the hospital to physicians and the communities it serves. Cullman Regional’s Marketing and Physician Liaison teams facilitate relationships between Cullman Regional and referring providers, as well as between the hospital and our patients. The Marketing Department includes the Vice President of…

7 Tips for Staying Cool, Covered and Careful in the Summer Heat

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Extreme heat causes more than 600 deaths each year. Take measures to stay cool, hydrated, and informed with these tips on beating the heat! Protect yourself from sun exposure. Wear protective clothing, such as hats, UV ray sunglasses and loose-fitting, tightly woven clothing that covers your arms and legs. Beware of the strong, skin-searing midday…

Cullman Regional Welcomes Family Physician Carlos Villar, MD, to the Cullman Regional Family Care Clinic

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Cullman Regional welcomes board-certified Family Physician Carlos Villar, MD, to the Cullman Regional Family Care Clinic. He is is a graduate of the University of Virginia and completed Medical School at Virginia Commonwealth University. He completed his post-doctoral training at St. Francis Family Medicine in Midlothian, VA. Dr. Villar is most passionate about providing personalized…

Cullman Regional Offering FREE Prostate Cancer Screening July 30th

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Cullman Regional is offering free Prostate Cancer Screenings on Tuesday, July 30th in the Cullman Regional Urology Clinic. According to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. The greatest risk factors for developing prostate cancer are family history, race and age. Prostate cancer is the…

Cullman Regional Announces Plans for $30 Million Expansion

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The Health Care Authority of Cullman County/ Cullman Regional Board of Directors announced today that they have initiated a $30 Million expansion to the current facility. The expansion will increase the capacity of the Critical Care Unit (ICU) by 50%, increase the capacity of the Emergency Department by 50% and reduce the usage of semi-private…