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Lovelace Medical Group opening new medical clinic at Las Estancias

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE (April 21, 2016) – Lovelace Medical Group (LMG) is announcing a new medical clinic in Albuquerque’s South Valley at the Las Estancias shopping center. At over 9,000 sq. ft., the new clinic will allow four new providers to give care to the growing community.

Construction is set to start on the new medical clinic in July 2016, with a grand opening slated for late 2016. The LMG clinic providers will include an OB-GYN, certified nurse midwife, primary care physician and a primary care advanced practice provider at the clinic, as well as supporting staff.

Lovelace heads for South Valley’s Las Estancias center

Albuquerque Journal

By Steve Sinovic / Journal Staff Writer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Lovelace Medical Group is heading for the bustling Las Estancias shopping center in Albuquerque’s South Valley, and there might be more health providers coming.

Lovelace on Thursday said it will open a new medical clinic on Isleta Boulevard just south of Rio Bravo later this year.

Welcome Mark Bryniarski, MD

Albuquerque Journal

Neurosurgeon Mark Bryniarski has joined the Lovelace Medical Center. Bryniarski is a board-certified neurosurgeon with professional interests in brain and pituitary tumors, facial pain and spasms, head and spinal trauma, brain aneurysms, and awake brain surgery with brain mapping and endoscopy.

Lovelace welcomes new providers in women's health

Albuquerque Journal

Lovelace Medical Group has hired seven new providers for their women’s clinic. They are Vicky Peng, M.D.Paul Shelburne, M.D.Joel Teicher, M.D.Dorothy Beach, CNMTambra Bensch, CNM,Melynda Lopez, CNM, and Dympna Ryan, CNM .

Hundreds recognized for volunteering with Lovelace facilities.


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE)– Hundreds were recognized Friday for the time they spent volunteering at Lovelace Hospital facilities.

Last year alone, the nearly 300 volunteers put in more than 30,000 combined hours, with some putting in as much as 1200 hours alone.

Volunteers provide visitors with information, assist families while they wait and even deliver magazines.

Local car dealer gearing up to offer health care in a different way

Albuquerque Business First

Joe Cardillo

A health care management option that came to Albuquerque last year is getting ready to take effect at a popular local car dealer.

The partnership between Don Chalmers Ford and Mayo Clinic will be delivered via Lovelace Health System and is expected to help increase the health and well-being of Chalmers’ employees as well as keep costs down, said Jamie Cox, a managing partner at Axcess Financial Group, which helped secure the coverage.

Mayo Clinic to manage care for NM dealership

Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The health plan arm of the U.S.-based Mayo Clinic will manage the care of employees of Don Chalmers Ford, a new business collaboration that an Albuquerque insurance broker said brings a new layer of competition to the state’s health insurance marketplace.

Flu season arriving late in New Mexico


Eddie Garcia, KOB Eyewitness News 4

Dr. David Pelini, who is the Lovelace Regional Medical Director for Emergency Services says that flu season is off to a late start in New Mexico.

"It’s later than normal. Usually we see it in January or February and it's late March and it's really starting up now," said Pelini.

Lovelace introduces treatment, operating room for cardiac patients

Albuquerque Business First

Christopher Ortiz
Assistant Managing Editor
Albuquerque Business First

The Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center now can offer a new procedure for high-risk cardiac patients.

Lovelace Medical Center to open new adult inpatient psychiatric unit in April 2016

Press Release

ALBUQUERQUE (March 29, 2015) – Lovelace Medical Center has announced a 25-bed adult inpatient psychiatric unit will open at the hospital on in early April, 2016.

There is a strong community need for adult psychiatric services in Albuquerque, as most existing facilities are at capacity more often than not. While there are several facilities devoted to geriatric or pediatric psychiatric services, the leadership at Lovelace Medical Center identified the need to expand services for adult patients.

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