September

News Posts in September, 2011

THE BRYAN CARAVEO STORY - JOURNEY TO RECOVERY
Sep 26, 2011

Forty-eight-year-old Bryan Caraveo figured he’d be doing something healthy for himself and the environment when he decided to ride his bike on National Bike to Work Day on May 20, 2011. Little did he know that he’d wake up in the hospital ...

THE ART OF MEDICINE THROUGH A PHYSICIAN'S SCULPTURES
Sep 23, 2011

When Dr. John Finkenberg isn’t performing spine surgery at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, he spends his time on another fine art: sculpting. It’s an avocation inspired by his days at UCLA, when he would sneak over to the art side of ...

ALVARADO REGIONAL CEO NAMED AMONG TOP HOSPITAL LEADERS TO KNOW
Sep 15, 2011

Becker's Hospital Review announced that Luis Leon, regional CEO of Alvardo Hospital Medical Center and Paradise Valley Hospital, was named in its just released "291 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know." This publication ...

ACCLAIMED MOUTH PAINTER TEACHES CLASS TO REHAB PATIENTS
Sep 1, 2011

Robert Thome, an internationally acclaimed mouth painter, taught painting as a therapeutic tool to rehabilitation patients on Aug. 26 as part of Alvarado Hospital's Artability progam. Thome, who was born in 1954, became a quadriplegic in his ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL STAFF TEAM UP FOR 2011 HEART WALK
Sep 1, 2011

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center staff and volunteers participated in the 2011 San Diego Heart Walk, a 5k non-competitive walk to raise awareness and funds to support the American Heart Association's mission to build healthier lives free of ...