Watch a video demonstration.Bangor, Maine On Wednesday, EMMC achieved another surgical milestone, becoming the first hospital in Maine to perform a single site, robotic assisted hysterectomy. Pamela Gilmore, MD, the doctor who performed the minimally invasive procedure, notes that while
EMMC regularly welcomes new healthcare providers to expand the community’s access to needed specialty care services. The newest additions to our team specialize in neurosurgery and spine, obstetrics and gynecology, and cardiology. Please join us in welcoming three new providers
(Bangor, Maine) – It’s well known that heart disease is the leading cause of death among men in the United States, but what many don’t know is that it’s also the leading cause of death in women. Seventy eight percent
Nearly one in three women will experience loss of bladder control, pelvic pressure, lower backache, difficult bowel movements, and other symptoms caused by pelvic floor disorders at some point in their lives. This common problem, the result of weakening pelvic
This year it is estimated 56% of the world’s population own smartphones. As more and more people use smartphones as a tool in their daily lives EMMC must provide mobile tools to our patients, visitors, and staff on the go.
Bangor, Maine – Shopping with children isn’t always easy, especially with the dangers and worry of potential injury of a child falling from a shopping cart. According to a recent study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, published in the January issue
(Bangor, Maine) It’s not often that the US Food and Drug Administration calls out a hospital for its contribution to the promotion of patient safety, but it happened recently to Eastern Maine Medical Center and EMMC Risk Management coordinator Cheryl
Norm Dinerman, MD, EMMC’s iconic emergency physician responsible for bringing LifeFlight of Maine to our state, was recognized this week for his tireless work to improve pre hospital care over many years. At its annual meeting January 16 18, the
Over the past year, EMMC has welcomed 65 new providers to various branches of our team, including primary and specialty care practices, cancer care, advanced surgery, acute patient care, anesthesia, cardiology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, occupational health, pain management, neurology, and endocrinology.
Half of all people 50 years of age and older as well as many younger adults live with achy, itchy, swollen, twisting, bulging varicose veins. Two local EMMC physicians will share information about this disease, answer the community’s questions, and