Dr. Perez Joins Lovelace Medical Group

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Timothy W. Perez, M.D., M.P.H. has joined the Lovelace Medical Group as a board-certified general surgeon specializing in laparoscopic and gastrointestinal surgery. Perez has 20 years’ experience as a member of the New Mexico medical community and previously worked as the director of minimally invasive general surgery at the University of New Mexico for six years.

Lovelace Launches Flu Prevention Campaign


Lovelace Health System recently launched the Don't Bug Me Flu Campaign at Adobe Elementary School.




Lovelace Women's Hospital Offers BioZorb for Breast Cancer Treatment


Lovelace Women's Hospital is offering a new technology to help target breast cancer treatment. 



Albuquerque Sunport has protocol for ill passengers

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Rick Nathanson / Journal Staff Writer

Despite its name, the Albuquerque International Sunport does not have any international destinations.

It does, however, have multiple daily direct flights from Dallas, currently the focal point of Ebola anxiety in the United States after one patient died from the disease at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and two nurses who cared for him there contracted the illness.

Galaviz named CFO of Lovelace Regional Hospital

Veronica Galaviz was recently named the Chief Financial Officer at Lovelace Regional Hospital. Galaviz has been the interim CFO since May of this year. She has over 12 years of experience in accounting and accounting management and has been with Lovelace Health System since 2010. Originally from California, she moved to New Mexico in 2007.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Sandra Arellano, Certified Breast Care Navigator at Lovelace Women’s Hospital, was recently on KOB-TV to discuss mammography guidelines and the new young survivorship program at Lovelace Women’s Hospital.

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Dr. Waruingi Joins Lovelace Women's Hospital

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Wambui Waruingi, M.D., has joined the Lovelace Women’s Hospital as a neonatologist. Waruingi previously worked at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She has a bachelor’s degree and a medical degree, both from the University of Nairobi College of Health Sciences; completed a fellowship in neonatalperinatal medicine from Case Western Reserve MetroHealth Hospital and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation; and did a residency in internal medicine/pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University.

Diabetes and Metabolism Care Clinic Nationally Accredited

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The Diabetes and Metabolism Care Clinic at Lovelace Medical Group/Southwest Medical Associates has received accreditation from the American Association of Diabetes Education (AADE).

AADE accredited programs must provide evidence that they meet or exceed the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.  AADE’s Accreditation Program requires the delivery of education content and also encourages behavior change, with the aim of improving the health status of people with diabetes.  

Lovelace Medical Station at Balloon Fiesta


Cathy Fitzgerald, ER Nurse at Lovelace, was recently on KOB-TV to talk about the Lovelace First Aid Center at Balloon Fiesta.


Lovelace Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic Gets Accredited

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Andy Beale, Digital Producer- Albuquerque Business First

The Diabetes and Metabolism Care Clinic at Lovelace Medical Group/Southwest Medical Associates was accredited at the national level by the American Association of Diabetes Education.

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Set Free with Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

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Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center receives American Heart Association accreditation for acute cardiac care

ALBUQUERQUE — August 7, 2015 -- Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has recei

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

ALBUQUERQUE, JUNE 30, 2015 — Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received