News and Events2017-05-03T07:36:57-06:00

After Mario Reed survived a football injury that left him paralyzed at age 15, he found a new calling in helping other patients in similar circumstances

When a football injury left Mario Reed paralyzed at age 15, he survived thanks to his own strength of character and expert medical care at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center. The experience inspired Mario to give back to his community by creating the Mario Reed Foundation to help other paralyzed patients. Now, he wants to expand his mission by creating a facility where patients can access all the resources they need to live independently and [...]

June 12th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Easy, readily available screening helps men safeguard their health – here’s what you need to know

In order to stay healthy and active, men should stay on top of their health screenings for common conditions like heart disease, prostate problems and colorectal cancer. Screening is readily available and highly effective at catching problems early and even preventing serious illness. All men should talk to their health care provider to learn more about their specific screening needs. When men worry about their health, heart disease, prostate problems and colorectal cancer are big [...]

June 12th, 2024|

“Delivering on the promise:” Regional One Health Cancer Care helps patients like Nathan McCormack get back to the life they love

When Nathan McCormack was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he needed a complex surgical procedure that isn't available at all hospitals. As an academic medical center, Regional One Health Cancer Care was able to offer the care Nathan needed. Surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer led a team that successfully operated on Nathan, giving him a chance to get back to preaching at his church, working, and spending time with loved ones. Nathan [...]

June 11th, 2024|

Summer is here, and the heat is on – follow these expert tips from Regional One Health to prevent dangerous conditions like heatstroke

The high temperatures of a Mid-South summer can be dangerous if too much exposure leads to heatstroke or another heat-related illness. Our experts have advice that can help you and your loved ones stay safe. Make sure to wear loose clothing, stay hydrated, and take plenty of breaks to cool down, and to get help if you or someone else experiences symptoms of heat illness. Summer may not officially start until June 20, but [...]

June 11th, 2024|

Memphis Magazine honors Regional One Health providers on 2024 “Top Doctors” list

Memphis Magazine is honoring Regional One Health physicians in various specialties on its prestigious 2024 "Top Doctors" list. Our physicians provide lifesaving, life-changing care to our patients every day, allowing Regional One Health to advance access to world-class care in the Mid-South. At Regional One Health, physicians in a comprehensive list of specialties provide access to world-class care for patients from all over the Mid-South. A number of our doctors are being recognized for [...]

June 10th, 2024|

“It’s like night and day:” Hyperbaric therapy allowed Hector to embrace life rather than brace himself for pain and discomfort

After radiation treatment for prostate cancer, Hector Torres experienced painful bleeding in the bladder due to tissue damage. It kept him from enjoying travel, favorite hobbies and day-to-day activities - until he receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy at Regional One Health. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy helps patients grow new blood vessels, which promotes healing for radiation damage, diabetic wounds, burns and many more conditions. Hector Torres remembers traveling to a conference to Maui, excited to explore the [...]

June 4th, 2024|

Dr. Tony Alleman, a leader in hyperbaric medicine, joins NASA group to study risk of decompression sickness among astronauts

Dr. Tony Alleman, Regional One Health medical director for wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy, has been invited to join a NASA work group studying issues related to decompression sickness in athletes. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is the only known cure for decompression sickness, and Dr. Alleman is one of the nation's leading experts in the field. Now, he'll use his knowledge and experience to help keep astronauts safe and provide treatment for a wide variety [...]

May 29th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: The more you know about skin cancer, the more you can do to protect your health

If skin cancer is caught early, it can often be treated and cured through a simple surgery. Be vigilant about checking your skin for moles that appear to change. If a mole grows in size, changes in color, starts itching or bleeding, etc., it's a good idea to get it checked by a dermatologist. Meanwhile, do what you can to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, covering exposed skin with clothing, and avoiding too [...]

May 24th, 2024|

Fellowship-trained urologic oncologists add to Regional One Health’s cancer treatment expertise with compassionate, individualized care

Regional One Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Ava Saidian and Dr. Nikhil Gopal, both fellowship-trained urologic oncologists, to our team of expert providers. Dr. Saidian and Dr. Gopal treat prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, penile and adrenal cancers. As specialists, they provide patients with the most advanced level of care, which can lead to better outcomes and quality of life. Regional One Health continues to elevate the level of cancer care available to Mid-South patients [...]

May 23rd, 2024|

Ask the Experts: If you struggle with hand tremors, Focused Ultrasound can help without surgery

If you're living with hand tremors from Essential Tremor, it can impact your ability to do your favorite activities and even to live independently. Fortunately, there is non-surgical help available: Focused Ultrasound, a state-of-the-art procedure at Regional One Health, is proven to treat tremors with no incision or hospital stay. Neurosurgeon Dr. Jason Gerrard said it's an excellent option for patients who don't want to have surgery or who have tried other treatments without success. [...]

May 22nd, 2024|