242019May
News: IRMC Celebrates Milestone with Robotic Surgery

News: IRMC Celebrates Milestone with Robotic Surgery

On Monday, May 6, Indiana Regional Medical Center’s robotics team completed a robotic ventral hernia, marking IRMC’s 500th robotic case. “I am very proud of the IRMC robotic team. In under two years, we have reached 500 da Vinci robotic surgeries. The new state of the art operating rooms and the latest robotic technology definitely…

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202019May
Blog: Overwhelmed, Mental Health Awareness Month

Blog: Overwhelmed, Mental Health Awareness Month

Meeting a deadline at the office, preparing the house for company, cleaning out the garage… we all have an ever-growing to-do list, and let’s face it… sometimes our lives stress us out! Over time, these stressors can trigger a variety of health problems: High blood pressure Heart disease and stroke Decreased immune defenses Cancer Stomach…

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32019May
Blog: Upper Body Injuries

Blog: Upper Body Injuries

As the weather is getting nice enough for outdoor activities such as golf and tennis or putting out your new patio furniture and starting a garden, there are some things you should be mindful of. You probably do not think much about your shoulders, arms, elbows and hands until something goes wrong, and then you…

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302019Apr
News: Breast MRI Now Available at IRMC!

News: Breast MRI Now Available at IRMC!

IRMC’s new state-of-the-art BREAST MRI is a vital diagnostic tool in the fight against breast cancer. MRI of the breast is not a replacement for mammography or ultrasound imaging but rather a supplemental tool that can aid in the detection of breast cancer in high risk individuals. The American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends that ALL…

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152019Apr
News: IPG OB/GYN Expands to Blairsville

News: IPG OB/GYN Expands to Blairsville

We are excited to announce that IPG OB/GYN now has a location in Blairsville, PA. Effective Tuesday, April 30th, current patients and new patients can be seen in Blairsville by Quiniece Hurdle, MD and Lindsey Penezic, MD. Our Blairsville office is located at: IRMC at Chestnut Ridge, 25 Colony Blvd., Suite 110, Blairsville, PA 15717…

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122019Apr
Blog: Is “Man”opause Real?

Blog: Is “Man”opause Real?

When a woman is cranky or moody, the blame is pointed at hormones or “her time of the month,” but what about when a man exhibits the same behavior? Is it as simple as he’s just having a bad day or is stressed about work, money, or family? Turns out, the answer may be no….

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52019Mar
Blog: We’ll Fight With You

Blog: We’ll Fight With You

Cancer. The very word strikes fear in most of us. It’s true that cancer is a serious disease and a leading cause of death worldwide. However, you have more control over your risk for developing cancer— and the likelihood you will die from cancer—than you might realize. From fear to action. By recognizing potential signs…

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262019Feb
Blog: Eat Your Heart Out

Blog: Eat Your Heart Out

The expression “Eat Your Heart Out” is usually meant to imply that someone is better, or has it better, than someone else. It often signifies envy or longing. However, we are using it here with a much nicer, more positive meaning – we want you to eat heart-healthfully for a strong and healthy heart. It…

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