Category Archives: Surgical Services

Floyd Memorial and Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana Join Forces with Over 300 Local and National Organizations to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates across the Country

Colorectal cancer screening has been proven to save lives. Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services and Gastroenterology of Southern Indiana today announced that they have jointly made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the “80% by 2018” initiative, led by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control [...]

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Floyd Memorial Laryngectomee Support Group Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Floyd Memorial’s Laryngectomee Support Group recently celebrated its one year anniversary on May 20. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 pm in Floyd Memorial’s Paris Health Education Center. Also known as a lost cord club, the support group is beneficial to the total rehabilitation of the laryngectomy patient. This is [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Advice on Colorectal Cancer and Screening

Cancers of the colon and rectum, often collectively referred to as colorectal cancer, are life-threatening tumors that develop in the large intestine. It is the third most common cancer in the United States. More than 90 percent of colorectal tumors develop from a type of polyp called adenomatous polyps. Adenomatous polyps, also called adenomas, are [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosts Free Colon Cancer Prevention Seminar and Cooking Demonstration March 10

Floyd Memorial will host a free Scope it Out colon cancer prevention seminar and cooking demonstration on Tuesday, March 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. The seminar will focus on how you can follow simple strategies to prevent colon cancer. Floyd Memorial general surgeon, Douglas Berg, MD, [...]

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Floyd Memorial’s Heart Healthy Eating Event Set for February 24

In honor of National Heart Health Month, Floyd Memorial is hosting a free Heart Healthy Eating event on Tuesday, February 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Floyd Memorial’s Paris Health Education Center. Interventional cardiologist Surender Sandella, MD, will discuss the importance of heart health. Registered dietitian nutritionist Sallie Niehoff, RDN, will present information on [...]

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Floyd Memorial Orthopedic Group Launches New Accelerated Joint Replacement Recovery Program

Recently, Floyd Memorial Medical Group – Orthopedics launched an Accelerated Joint Replacement Recovery Program to help hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement patients recover more quickly with less pain. The accelerated approach uses a combination of medications and anesthesia techniques that work on many different receptors both in the brain and the periphery to reduce [...]

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Floyd Memorial Offers Free Stroke Seminar

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Can You Spot a Stroke? seminar on Monday, January 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Paris Health Education Center. Board certified neurologist Ajmal Bangash, MD, will discuss the signs and symptoms of stroke, the latest advancements in treating stroke and how you can reduce your risk. Anyone [...]

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Floyd Memorial Home Healthcare Receives National Recognition During National Home Care and Hospice Month

November is National Home Care and Hospice Month and Floyd Memorial Home Healthcare has once again earned recognition on the HomeCare Elite™ Top 500 list of home health agencies nationwide. This is the fourth year in a row that Floyd Memorial Home Healthcare has made the prestigious list, and the fifth year overall. HomeCare Elite [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosting Breast Health Seminar October 16

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana will host a free Breast Health Seminar on Thursday, October 16 from 6 to 8 pm. Join breast cancer specialists including medical oncologists/hematologists, a general surgeon and plastic and reconstructive surgeon for this free evening presentation of all the latest breast [...]

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Floyd Memorial Laboratory Receives Accreditation for High-Quality Transfusion Services

New Albany, Indiana – Recently, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services was notified that it has received accreditation from the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) for transfusion services, after receiving a perfect review.  Floyd Memorial is the only Southern Indiana facility to have received this two-year accreditation.  The AABB process is a rigorous, quality-and [...]

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