Cullman Regional Welcomes Pediatrician Ashley A. Ketchum, DO to Medical Staff

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Cullman Regional welcomes Pediatrician Ashley A. Ketchum, DO to the Cullman Regional Medical Staff. Dr. Ketchum is a board-certified pediatrician. She is a graduate of Albion College in Albion, Mich. and completed Medical School at Lincoln Memorial University — DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harroage, TN and completed her post-doctoral training at the University…

Pain Awareness Month

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Chronic pain is any pain that continues for more than three to six months. Over 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain each year, and another 25 million experience acute pain caused by injury or surgery. The most common types of chronic pain include lower back pain, headaches and migraines, neck pain and facial pain….

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 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…