Garrett Regional Medical Center welcomes Clarice Tannebaum, Certified Nurse Practitioner, to Garrett Family Medicine. As a certified nurse practitioner, Tannebaum provides advanced level care, including diagnosis, treatment, health promotion, health prevention and disease management. NPs are trained to assess patient needs, order and interpret diagnostic and laboratory tests, diagnose disease, and formulate and prescribe treatment plans. […]
Two GRMC employees have recently taken the initiative to expand their careers and grow at GRMC! Congratulations Ashley Biser, GRMC’s first surgical tech program graduate and Dawn Lohr, who recently received her Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification! […]
Lynda Dougherty, MD, FACS, FASCRS, a colorectal specialty surgeon at Garrett Regional Medical Center who also owns and operates Deep Creek Colon and Rectal Surgery in Oakland, recently participated as a presenter in a national webinar produced by the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). […]
Garrett Regional Medical Center and Pillar Innovations have collaborated to produce intubation boxes for the hospital. Intubation boxes are used to help reduce a physician’s exposure to COVID-19 as they intubate patients who require a ventilator. Without extreme precaution, this process can put healthcare workers at a high risk of infection. The new boxes produced by Pillar Innovations will serve as an added layer of protection for frontline staff. […]
Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) has opened a COVID-19 testing clinic at its location on Pythian Avenue behind the hospital campus. The clinic was established in order to provide coronavirus testing for people throughout GRMC’s 8-county service area who may have been exposed to the virus or who are showing symptoms. The drive-through clinic requires patients to stay in their vehicles for the duration of the short process. In order to be tested, patients must have an order from a physician; people lacking a doctor’s order cannot be tested. […]
Edward Zagula, MD, a Board Certified Urologist, is now seeing patients at Garrett Regional Medical Center. Dr. Zagula is a graduate of the WVU School of Medicine and completed his Urology residency at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, one of the top Urology programs in the nation. He has been practicing Urology in Maryland for over 30 years. […]
Garrett Regional Medical Center continues to be a leading hospital in Maryland with an extremely low readmission rate as well as its outstanding score for reducing preventable complications. For the last six months in a row, GRMC had a perfect score for its efforts to reduce hospital acquired conditions. The hospital also demonstrates excellent performance on the national level with its low surgical site infection rate and excellent patient satisfaction scores. […]
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