All posts by Victoria Giambattista

Arab Bariatric & Plastic Center (ABC)

Congratulations to ABC – Arab Bariatric & Plastic Center of Giza, Egypt, on attaining accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. ABC is a brand new facility, built with the bariatric surgery patient in mind, and even houses a gym in its top floor for patients’ use. Dr. Mohamed Sarhan and the staff at ABC take pride in working with each patient, from utilizing regional anesthesia for patients too sick to undergo general anesthesia, to hosting outings for patients every two months, to monitoring and challenging patients through social media.

Site inspector, Teresa Leath, awards COEMBS to Dr. Sarhan and the staff.

 St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, has attained accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Hernia Surgery. This is the hospital’s second SRC Center of Excellence accreditation after being named a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery in 2018. Dr. Vikram Deka, Dr. Thomas Gillespie and Dr. Kevin McGeever, have shown their dedication to providing the highest level of care to hernia surgery patients at SJHMC.

Site inspector, Teresa Leath, awards COEHS to the surgeons and staff.

Dr. Richard Yelverton

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Yelverton of Lakeland Surgical Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Robotic Surgery. Dr. Yelverton is a Jackson native and joined his father, a founder of Lakeland Surgical Clinic, in practice in 1992. He is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Patrick Hugh Scanlon

Congratulations to Dr. Pat Scanlon of Lakeland Surgical Clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Robotic Surgery. Dr. Scanlon is a Jackson native and began his affiliation with St. Dominic Hospital as a surgical aide during the summer following his sophomore year at Ole Miss. He is a member of The American Society of Breast Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Monroe Surgical Hospital

Monroe Surgical Hospital in Monroe, Louisiana, was awarded the second SRC Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery accreditation in 2015. Dr. Daryl Marx and Dr. Adrienne Williams, along with the hospital’s dedicated surgical staff, have renewed their commitment to the physician-owned facility’s vision of promoting excellence and innovation in healthcare services; one patient at a time.

Site inspector, Teresa Leath, awards COERS to the surgeon and staff.