Lovelace Medical Center Adds the Latest in Robotic Surgery Technology

Prime Time Magazine May 10, 2012

Lovelace Medical Center is pleased to announce it has acquired the next generation of da Vinci surgical robotic technology.  This model features a robotic simulator and fluorescence imaging, which give surgeons the ability to perform the most precise, technologically advanced and safe surgery. The advanced robotic platform of the da Vinci is equipped with high definition 3-D cameras, which...

Dr. Donald Wenner Explains Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Roswell Daily Record May 10, 2012

By Vanessa Kahin There are only a handful of New Mexico doctors who can perform the newest procedure to repair a silent yet deadly condition. One resides in Roswell. Donald Wenner, chief of surgery at Lovelace Regional Hospital, is the only physician in southeast New Mexico who is licensed to perform a minimally invasive procedure to repair abdominal aortic aneurysms. Wenner described an...

May Events Mark Stroke Month

Albuquerque Journal May 07, 2012

Lovelace Health System will hold two free events on May 15 in observance of National Stroke Month.   At 1 p.m., join an interactive aquatic therapy demonstration at Lovelace Rehabilitation Hospital, 505 Elm NE.   At 3 p.m., neurologist Dr. John Tanner will discuss the signs, symptoms and treatment of stroke at Lovelace Medical Center, 601 Martin Luther King NE. To make reservations...

It’s Official, it’s Lovelace

Roswell Daily Record May 04, 2012

   By Vanessa Kahin Roswell Regional Hospital is now officially Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell. The signs of the official name changes and ribbon cutting were everywhere Thursday evening at LRH: A packed parking lot; the smell of delicious hors d’oeuvres, live music and the spirited chatter of guests. All seemed to point to one undeniable truth, Lovelace Health System has acquired...

Top CEO: When Slocum Makes Plans, They Get Accomplished

New Mexico Business Weekly May 04, 2012

By Dennis Domrzalski, NMBW Reporter Ben Slocum’s body was shattered, but his mind was solid. As he lay in a New York City hospital bed in June 1988, the words of his doctors kept going through his mind: “You’ll never run again, and you’ll be lucky if you can walk correctly again.” It was devastating for the 26-year-old Slocum. He was a marathon runner in his prime. A month earlier, the New...