Family Matters: Double Mastectomy and Reconstruction Puts Patient at Ease

Posted on November 4, 2020

After her mother’s breast cancer diagnosis, healthcare professional Velvet Giddens sought genetic testing for the breast cancer gene mutation known as BRCA.  


Take It from a Radiologist: Don’t Delay Your Mammogram

Posted on October 28, 2020

Mammograms save lives every day. The mortality rate of breast cancer drops by
half among those who undergo annual mammograms. 


Artist Sarah Pollock Uses Color to ‘Turn Up the Volume’

Posted on October 20, 2020

Sarah Pollock was selected as this year’s featured artist for Artsclamation! Peninsula’s fine art sale will take place virtually this year.  


Artsclamation! Virtual Fine Arts Sale

Posted on October 14, 2020

Artsclamation! is an annual fine art sale that supports behavioral health care services at Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center. 


The Road to Renewal: Crossing the state line for knee replacement at Parkwest

Posted on October 7, 2020

Parkwest orthopedic surgeon Herman Botero, DO, has trained with world-renowned surgeons who pioneered minimally invasive knee replacement. 


Mubi Ahmad presented with BEE Award

Posted on October 5, 2020

Facility support services employee Mubi Ahmad was presented with a BEE award today. He was nominated by the nursing staff on 5 Riverstone. 


Fusion Surgery Helps Athens Woman Reclaim Active Lifestyle

Posted on September 30, 2020

During the procedure Dr. Madigan removed the disc that was out of place and used screws to fuse the two adjacent discs together. 


Sepsis – The Silent Killer

Posted on September 23, 2020

Sepsis awareness month is recognized each September to remind us to take precautions to help prevent this life-threatening condition.