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Nov 21, 2014, 17:00 ET

Hospital's Fast Response Saves Stroke Victim

 Paramount resident Alfredo Cuadros knew something was wrong. On Nov. 6, Alfredo was out mowing the lawn when his right arm went numb and he...

Jun 05, 2014, 13:09 ET
Hospital Employees participate in National CPR Day (PRNewsFoto/Lakewood Regional Medical Center)

Lakewood Regional Medical Center to host free Hands-Only CPR training on "Sidewalk CPR Day" June 5

Lakewood Regional Medical Center will provide free hands-only CPR training on Sidewalk CPR Day, June 5, at Lakewood Center Mall in the main center...

Apr 01, 2014, 22:46 ET

Lakewood Regional Medical Center Appoints a New Director Associate Administrator and Business Development

Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to announce that Paul Mamoulelis has been appointed as the hospitals new Associate Administrator and...

Jan 17, 2014, 19:38 ET

New CEO named for Lakewood Regional Medical Center

Lakewood Regional Medical Center has appointed Ron Galonsky, FACHE as its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 20, 2014. An...

Aug 01, 2013, 23:51 ET

Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Debuts at Lakewood Regional Medical Center

Lakewood Regional Medical Center in Lakewood, CA, has performed its first robotic surgery using the da Vinci Robotic Suite, a $2 million investment...

Mar 26, 2013, 14:23 ET
Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Lakewood California.  (PRNewsFoto/Lakewood Regional Medical Center)

Lakewood Regional Medical Center ranked first among Tenet California hospitals

Lakewood Regional rates highly in medical care and level of service Today's healthcare environment demands ambitious targets and measures...

Aug 30, 2012, 20:00 ET

Community Weight Loss Contest

Hosted by Hospital and YMCA Lakewood Regional Medical Center and the Weingart-Lakewood Family YMCA are teaming up to fight obesity and...

Oct 18, 2011, 18:02 ET

Free Flu Shots for Adults in Lakewood

Lakewood Regional Medical Center will offer free flu shots on Saturday morning, October 22, 2011. The shots will be given from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m....

Oct 18, 2011, 14:30 ET

Primary Stroke Center at Lakewood Regional Medical Center Receives Joint Commission Certification

 Lakewood Regional Medical Center recently received the Joint Commission's Certificate of Distinction for its primary stroke center. The...

Jun 28, 2011, 14:13 ET
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Online Services Get Patients InQuickER

Anyone who has recently visited a hospital emergency room knows that there is often a wait before non-urgent patients can be seen by a physician....

May 12, 2011, 01:10 ET
Patient Austin Small, recovering from a stroke, rests comfortably at Lakewood Regional Medical Center.  (PRNewsFoto/Lakewood Regional Medical Center)

Lakewood Regional Seeks Family, Friends Of 80-Year-Old Patient

Lakewood Regional Medical Center is trying to locate family, friends or acquaintances of a man who is receiving care after suffering a stroke....

May 05, 2011, 15:14 ET

Back from the Brink: Heart Patient Survives With Help From Emergency Personnel

It started as a typical day for retired Fire Chief Fred Gies, but it would be anything but normal. As he did on so many mornings before, the...

Apr 06, 2011, 14:57 ET
Former major league players tour local hospital while promoting The 10-20 Club, a nonprofit outreach organization whose mission is to "help our youth, help themselves." They provide after school activities, intervention and program services to young people between the ages of 10 and 20 years of age.  Left to right: Ken Landreaux, former member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Darrell Jackson, former member of the Minnesota Twins and Joe Badalian, President & CEO, Lakewood Regional Medical Center.  (PRNewsFoto/Lakewood Regional Medical Center)

Former Major League Baseball Players Visit Lakewood Regional Medical Center

Former Los Angeles Dodger Ken Landreaux and former Minnesota Twin, Darrell Jackson, board members of The 10-20 Club, took time out of their busy...

Feb 10, 2011, 00:40 ET

Lakewood Regional Medical Center Helps Community to 'Focus on the Heart' with New Heart Health Campaign

With approximately one death occurring every 36 seconds from cardiovascular disease, Americans need to find a way to beat the odds. That premise...

Jan 26, 2011, 19:36 ET

Lakewood Regional Medical Center: Putting the 'ME' Back Into Emergency Services

It's a visual that anyone who has watched TV in the last ten years would recognize: sirens blaring, ambulance wheels screeching to a stop,...