Blog Posts in 2014

New Device at Riverview Regional Brings Hope to Ailing Hearts
Aug 25, 2014

Riverview Regional Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular team performed Etowah County’s first-ever Abiomed Impella 2.5 procedure on Wednesday, Aug. 13 th. Dr. B J Patel, a Cardiologist at Riverview Regional Medical Staff, performed the ...

Ready to Take Your Game Back Outside? Not So Fast!
May 20, 2014

It’s that time of year when athletes of all ages look forward to getting back in the game and, unfortunately, often wind up in the emergency room. Dierick Sparks, MD, chief of surgery at Riverview Regional Medical Center, talks about avoiding ...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Riverview Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Shows Fresh Air is Sometimes the Best Medicine
Mar 25, 2014

GADSDEN, AL (March 25, 2014) – The physicians and clinicians at Riverview Regional Medical Center’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center use leading edge therapies to reintroduce the body's innate ability to heal chronic wounds. One ...

Celebrate Doctors' Day!
Mar 25, 2014

GADSDEN, AL (March 25, 2014) – You’ll have a wonderful opportunity to express your appreciation for the physicians of Riverview on March 30 as we join health care facilities nationwide on that date in celebrating National Doctors’ ...

February is American Heart Month
Feb 21, 2014

Each February, the American Heart Association (AHA) shines a spotlight on the number one killer of all Americans - heart disease - through a variety of awareness events. While heart disease is a risk for all Americans, women are still at a greater ...