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ALVARADO PARTNERS WITH TERRA BISTRO FOR SPECIAL EVENING OF HEART-HEALTHY EATING
Apr 17, 2014

Terra American Bistro and Alvarado Hospital hosted another successful evening of dining, cooking demonstrations and screenings to educate the community about heart-healthy cooking that tastes good on May 12, 2014. This popular event always sells out. ...

SEX IN OUR CITY 2014 SEMINAR
Feb 21, 2014

Alvarado Hospital was among the first in the nation to recognize sexual medicine as an important component to overall health by founding the one of first sexual medicine programs in the nation. Headed by internationally renowned Irwin Goldstein, MD, ...

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS - LOVE YOUR HEART DAY
Feb 5, 2014

Alvarado Hospital will partner with the County of San Diego to provide free blood pressure screenings for this year’s Love Your Heart event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 14, 2014, at the Alvarado Hospital Conference Center, located at 6645 ...

PREM REDDY GIFTS $500K FOR CSUSB NURSING SIMULATION LAB
Feb 4, 2014

In a tribute to the generosity of physician and philanthropist Prime Healthcare founder Dr. Prem Reddy, CalIifornia State University San Bernardino named its nursing simulation lab in his honor during a ceremony Feb. 3, 2014, and declared it Dr. Prem ...

SEX IN OUR CITY - VALENTINE'S EDITION
Feb 3, 2014

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014, 1-4 P.M. This popular free seminar will be hosted by world-renowned Irwin Goldstein, MD, and a panel of sexual health experts ranging from physicians to therapists, including Dr. Goldstein and Dr. Rose Hartzell who ...

MAKE 2014 YOUR YEAR TO LOSE WEIGHT ONCE AND FOR ALL
Jan 30, 2014

If you would rather be "The Biggest Loser" than watch it on TV, your first step is to llosing weight is to attend a free lecture on your surgical weight-loss options "Every New Year's, many San Diegans make a decision to lose ...

"BIG" STEP FOR PARKINSON'S PATIENTS
Jan 30, 2014

Parkinson’s disease patients now have access to a new treatment to improve motor skills called BIG™ therapy. Based on Lee Silver Voice Training (LSVT), BIG™ therapy is now offered at the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute at ...

SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH ADMINISTRATOR ROBIN GOMEZ
Jan 3, 2014

Q&A Robin Gomez, RN, administrator of Alvarado Hospital, and San Diego Magazine (January 2014) SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE: As the leader of Alvarado Hospital, what are your priorities? ROBIN GOMEZ: In short, my priorities are to ensure Alvarado Hospital ...

BEAUTY AND THE FEAST: Refresh, Restore & Rejuvenate on Nov. 18
Oct 30, 2013

Grab your girlfriends and join us for this special evening of dining and health information sponsored by Alvarado Hospital, part of the Top 15 Health Systems in the U.S., and hosted by Terra American Bistro, which brings farm-to-table dining to your ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL STAFF TAKES CARE OF OUR COMMUNITY INSIDE AND OUTSIDE HOSPITAL WALLS
Oct 9, 2013

Hospitals are more than just a neighborhood entity. They are, in fact, an integral member of the community. For this reason, Alvarado Hospital employees volunteer for several events throughout the year as a representative of the hospital. ...

ALVARADO PARTNERS WITH SDSU AZTECS
Oct 8, 2013

Alvarado Hospital is supporting the San Diego State University Aztecs for the second year as part of a sponsorship of the basketball and football teams. "We have long wanted to partner with SDSU given that the prominent university is located ...

30 ALVARADO PHYSICIANS NAMED TOP DOCTORS BY SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE
Oct 1, 2013

Alvarado Hospital had 30 physicians in 16 specialties named "Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine's and the San Diego County Medical Society's "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey. These doctors were rated ...

ONE-OF-A-KIND GOLF TOURNAMENT CHANGES LIVES
Sep 30, 2013

One of the most unique golf tournaments in San Diego was held Sept. 26, 2013, at the Cottonwood Golf Club in El Cajon. The SoCal Rehab Golf Classic is a one-of-a-kind tournament that pairs physically challenged golfers with able-bodied players to ...

ALVARADO STAFF AND PHYSICIANS SUPPORT 2013 HEART WALK
Sep 30, 2013

Alvarado Hospital physicians, staff and volunteers participated in Heart Walk, an annual event put on by the American Heart Association to raise funds and awareness about heart disease and stroke. More than 75 employees from Alvarado and sister ...

NEW INNOVATIVE THERAPY FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE PATIENTS OFFERED AT ALVARADO HOSPITAL
Sep 26, 2013

Do you or someone you love have Parkinson's diease? Now there is help for Parkinson's disease patients to improve movement and stay active. Alvarado Hospital have undergone a certification program to specialize in this innovative treatment ...

ALVARADO PHYSICIANS NAMED "NEIGHBORHOOD BEST"
Sep 3, 2013

Alvarado Hospital physicians were chosen as the 2013 Neighborhood Best Doctors by readers of the La Mesa Courier and @ScoopSanDiego! "There is nothing more rewarding than taking care of our neighbors," said Administrator Robin Gomez. ...

CHANNEL 10 STORY ON BEST HOSPITALS FOR SURGERY SAFETY
Aug 2, 2013

Alvarado Hospital was mentioned on a Channel 10 news story about surgical safety locally and nationally. Click here to view the story.

ALVARADO STAFF REACH OUT TO HOMELESS VETS
Jul 6, 2013

Alvarado Hospital employees recently volunteered at the 2013 Stand Down San Diego held in mid-July. The annual, three-day event provides medical services, counseling, legal services, warm meals and more for homeless military veterans and their ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES ITS 2013 NURSING EXCELLENCE WINNERS
May 17, 2013

Every year, Alvarado Hospital honors nurses who have excelled over the last year through its Nursing Excellence awards. This year's 2013 Nursing Excellence award winners are Vicki Brandt, Nicole Boettcher and Anne Graheck. VICKI BRANDT, RN, ...

NEW FDA DRUG MAY CHANGE WOMEN'S LIVES
Apr 18, 2013

Pain during intercourse as a result of thinning vaginal walls is one of those post-menopause "secrets" that women rarely talk about. Just as erectile dysfunction was not openly discussed in the past—15 years after the introduction of ...

ALVARADO NAMED PART OF 2013 TOP HEALTH SYSTEMS IN NATION
Apr 15, 2013

Alvarado Hospital, as part of Prime Healthcare Services, was recognized in April among the "Top 15 Top Health Systems” in the nation by Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) based on quality of care, efficiency and patient ...

ARE YOU SLEEPLESS IN SAN DIEGO?
Mar 6, 2013

If you spend the night snoring instead of sleeping, you are more likely to fall asleep behind the wheel than non-snorers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Snoring may seem like a common condition, but for sleep medicine ...

ALVARADO'S CANCER PROGRAM RECEIVES COMMENDATION
Feb 13, 2013

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted a Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to Alvarado Hospital's Community Cancer Program. This is a renewal of the current accreditation. Facilities, such as Alvarado ...

"SEX IN OUR CITY - VALENTINE'S EDITION"
Feb 13, 2013

Alvarado Hospital hosted its popular "Sex and the City" seminar in celebration of Valentine's day in February 2013. The evening was hosted by nationally renowned sexual medicine expert Dr. Irwin Goldstein and therapist Dr. Rose ...

OUTPATIENT REHABILITATION THERAPY OFFERS FULL SPECTRUM OF SERVICES CLOSE TO HOME
Jan 18, 2013

The San Diego Rehabilitation Institute at Alvarado Hospital offers a highly trained staff of physical, occupational and speech therapists who treat orthopedic, neurologic, vestibular and pelvic floor conditions. “San Diego Rehabilitation ...

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