During this uncertain time, Fresno Surgical Hospital is committed to providing our patients, staff and the community with up-to-date communication regarding our response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
We are keeping apprised of the latest information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other local and global healthcare organizations. FSH has updated many of our policies and procedures to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and to help protect our patients, staff and the community. Those policies, including our current no visitor restrictions, can be reviewed here. [READ MORE]
During this uncertain time, we want to assure you that Fresno Surgical Hospital’s focus continues to be on the health and safety of our patients, employees and community members.
We are closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on the communities we serve. FSH is following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other local health organizations to do our part to help mitigate the spread of the virus. [READ MORE]
We know this can be a stressful time for everyone, the link to the document below, which was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses Coronavirus symptoms. Please contact your healthcare provider if you are experiencing symptoms or are concerned about your health.
Learn more about Coronavirus symptoms here: COVID19-symptoms [READ MORE]
The Fresno Madera Medical Society recently honored Dr. Margaret Hadcock with a Lifetime Achievement Award for her many years of service as a general surgeon in the Fresno area. Practicing as a board certified general surgeon in the Central Valley since 1984, Dr. Hadcock chose to dedicate her practice exclusively to the care of patients with breast disease in 1993. [READ MORE]
Professional Research Consultants Recognizes Industry’s Best at Annual Conference
Fresno, CA (March 27, 2019) – Fresno Surgical Hospital (FSH) was recently recognized with an Award of Distinction for Excellent Performance in Inpatient Surgical Services and as a Top Performer for Inpatient Services for Patient Experience by national healthcare research leader Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC). [READ MORE]
Lithotripsy Procedure Helps Eliminate Kidney stones and Reduce Recovery Time
Each year, half a million Americans visit an emergency room due to kidney stones, according to the National Kidney Foundation. Kidney stone pain can come on quickly, with little-to-no warning before the intensity becomes overpowering for many patients. Prior to such a painful episode, most people don’t realize they have kidney stones. [READ MORE]
According to the American Cancer Society, one in every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, totaling approximately 165,000 diagnoses each year. Treatment has become more effective and less invasive thanks to the development of the FDA-approved High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Prostate Tissue Ablation procedure. [READ MORE]
Healthy joints are a critical component to leading a healthy, active life. Knees, hips, shoulders and ankles are all different types of joints that allow us to reach ranges of motion and create different movements. Patients who experience joint pain understand that it can oftentimes be debilitating and lead to a significant decrease in quality of life when joints are achy and not correctly functioning. However, relief is available to patients who have not been able to find reliable pain management through medication, diet and exercise. [READ MORE]
Sonablate® Advanced Technology Helps Optimize Surgical Outcomes
Fresno, CA (July 31, 2018) – Fresno Surgical Hospital (FSH) today announced it has acquired the Sonablate surgical technology. The hospital is the only area hospital to offer this urological surgical equipment. This technology, which utilizes high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), allows urologists to create customized and minimally-invasive treatment plans for patients suffering from prostate cancer. [READ MORE]
The Achilles tendon is a strong, fibrous cord that connects the calf muscles to the heel. It’s the largest tendon in the human body, and is imperative to comfortable walking, running and jumping. While the Achilles tendon is very strong, it can tear or rupture during rigorous activity. Additionally, patients who have tendonitis or tendinopathy can experience a degenerated Achilles tendon. Regardless of the reason for your Achilles tendon-related issues, many can be fixed with an outpatient surgery. [READ MORE]