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  • Minimal Surgery, Maximum Gain

    His own words exemplify the focus, determination and discipline that football great Tom Flores brought to his professional career. The first Hispanic quarterback in American professional football, Tom played for the Oakland Raiders from 1960 to 1961... click for more
  • 5 Things you can do right now as part of your wellness routine

    1. Read the Comics Laughter truly is the best medicine. Read the comics in your favorite newspaper or online, and you’ll start your day with a smile! 2. Invite a Friend to Dinner Take the time to cook something special, or simply dine out, and... click for more
  • 5 Things you can do right now as part of your wellness routine

    1. Read the Comics Laughter truly is the best medicine. Read the comics in your favorite newspaper or online, and you’ll start your day with a smile! 2. Invite a Friend to Dinner Take the time to cook something special, or simply dine out, and... click for more
  • 40 Years

    There aren’t many hospitals in the United States whose history began in quite the same way as Eisenhower Medical Center. At the hospital’s dedication in 1971, a cadre of dignitaries, including President Richard M. Nixon and former First Lady Mamie... click for more
  • Celebrating 40 Years

    In 1969, Eisenhower Medical Center broke ground on 80 acres of open desert, writing a new chapter in the history of this great Valley. A new vision of health care excellence was born, and during the past 40 years, thousands of dedicated physicians,... click for more
  • Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series

    John R. Seffrin, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of the American Cancer Society® and its partner advocacy organization the American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM, will be the guest speaker at the 6th Annual Leonore Annenberg Lecture, Thursday,... click for more
  • Shahin Etebar, MD

    Elected by his peers, Shahin Etebar, MD will serve as President of the Medical Staff of Eisenhower Medical Center for a two-year term (2012 – 2013). Dr. Etebar is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon specializing in the correction of spinal deformity and... click for more
  • Committed To Global Health

    “Act locally, think globally” is more than a bumper sticker slogan to Noemi “Mimi” Doohan, MD, PhD. This dedicated family physician spent the first week of October 2011 in Port au Prince, Haiti as part of a volunteer team deployed by University of... click for more
  • Dolores Hope 1909-2011

    On our 40th Anniversary, we remember our dearest, most treasured friend and one of the world’s great humanitarians. Dolores Hope’s monumental efforts to establish and grow the Medical Center are legendary. Her spirit will live on in the hearts of... click for more
  • Get Your Game On

    If you’ve ever watched a tennis match on television and felt inspired to hit a few balls yourself, your fitness instincts are good. Tennis is fun, challenging and offers a wealth of health benefits. Millions of Americans enjoy playing tennis year... click for more
  • Food to Love

    Acqua Pazza may be a difficult name to pronounce or even to remember, but the food they serve is hard to forget. Acqua Pazza has built as fine a reputation for great meals, reasonable prices and generous servings as any restaurant in the Valley in... click for more
  • Putting Life In Your Eyes

    When Abraham Lincoln said, “It’s not the years in your life that count; it’s the life in your years,” he could have been talking about people who live with coronary artery disease (CAD) or pulmonary (lung) disease. If either of these health... click for more
  • Exceptional Experience and Expertise

    The Palm Springs area has the fourth-highest prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) — the retrovirus that causes AIDS — in all of California. Recognizing the complex health care needs of this significant patient population, Eisenhower... click for more
  • The Benefits of Radial Access For Coronary Angiograms

    For more than 50 years, the preferred method of performing coronary angiograms or coronary interventions, (such as angioplasties or stents) was through the femoral artery, a large artery in the groin. However, in recent years, another option, the... click for more
  • Visionaries

    Eisenhower was founded 40 years ago by a special group of people who saw the need for a top quality hospital in the center of the Valley. Now a fully integrated Medical Center, Eisenhower is being carried forward by a new generation of... click for more
  • Hemp Seed - A Super Food

    Mention the word hemp and most people will stare blankly, conjure up images of thick rope or wonder if they should turn you in to the police. Although the hemp plant is a member of the cannabis sativa family, and therefore a cousin of marijuana, the... click for more
  • Comprehensive, Compassionate Care

    What’s in a name? When it comes to the Center for Geropsychiatry at Eisenhower Medical Center, this clinical moniker doesn’t do justice to the compassionate and supportive care this unique program offers seniors who are struggling with anxiety,... click for more
  • A Recipe For Success

    “It really changes your personality when you’re in that much pain,” admits the normally upbeat Bonnie Gold, a former desert resident who now lives with her husband in the Newport Beach area. “In 2008, I was in pain for a good year, in agony on the... click for more
  • Orthopedics

    There are a number of new minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery that are making it possible for patients to recover more quickly, and with less pain. Recently a group of physicians from Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center met to... click for more