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New heart valve treatment coming to Cleveland Clinic

Another new heart valve procedure will be available soon in Vero Beach. Just three years ago, Ver


New heart surgeon pumped to join innovative Vero team

Cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Mariano Brizzio arrived at the Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital jus


Infectious disease doc: Masks ‘far better than nothing’

This past February, long before COVID-19 had reached pandemic proportions, Dr. Aisha Thomas, an infe


Glaucoma specialist joins New Vision eyecare team

Vero Beach’s New Vision Eye Center just added a new member to its ophthalmology team, Dr. Mohamed


Stitchin’ time: Vero plastic surgeon trains future suturers

All but forgotten in today’s COVID-19 headlines is the fact that many of today’s soon-to-be doct


Brain tumor patients can take comfort in ‘world-class care’

Here are five words that can stop just about anyone in their tracks. “You have a brain tumor.


The many ways ‘deep brain stimulation’ can improve lives

‘Deep brain stimulation’ or DBS is every bit as complex a procedure as its name implies. But


Hypothyroidism: When that tiny gland stirs up trouble

A small butterfly shaped gland in the neck has caught the attention of the Cleveland Clinic Indian R


Persistent hemorrhoids require a physician’s attention

You can safely put any number of bad things behind you and just move on, but Cleveland Clinic Indian

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Cleveland Clinic may have saved life of our hospital

Cleveland Clinic’s takeover of the former Indian River Medical Center a year ago may have saved th


For successful robotic surgeries, ‘Xi’ marks the spot

Now that so-called “elective” surgeries are being allowed again in Florida, it’s entirely poss


Heed warning signs to treat and beat endometrial cancer

Cancer of the uterus, according the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center of Houston, is the most common cance