8/17/2018 Dr. Carl Fastabend Awarded Certification in Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
 Carl Fastabend, MD, FACC, founder and medical director of Imperil Health Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana, has been awarded a prestigious certification from the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM). 
8/16/2018 Imperial Health Welcomes Dr. Alex Anderson

Alex Anderson, MD, primary care sports medicine specialist, has joined Imperial Health. Dr. Anderson will be practicing with Imperial Health Center for Orthopaedics.

8/10/2018 Imperial Health Urgent Care Centers offering Back to School and Sports Physicals
  Imperial Health Urgent Care Centers in Lake Charles And Moss Bluff are offering Back to School and Sports Physicals through the month of August. 
8/9/2018 Imperial Health Welcomes Dr. Sarah Clevenger

Sarah Clevenger, MD, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, has joined Imperial Health. Dr. Clevenger will be practicing with Imperial Health – Center for Orthopaedics.

7/17/2018 General Surgeon Dr. Justin Rudd Joins Imperial Health
 Justin Rudd, MD, general surgeon, is the newest member of the Imperial Health medical staff.  
6/13/2018 Imperial Health Welcomes Neurosurgeon Dr. Brian Kelley
 Brian Kelley, DO, board certified neurosurgeon, has joined the medical staff of Imperial Health. 
4/25/2018 Imperial Health Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Bryan McCauley, CPA, MHA, has been named the Chief Financial Officer for Imperial Health, the largest multi-specialty, physician-owned medical group in Southwest Louisiana.

4/10/2018 Dr. Tyson Green and Podiatric Surgical Residents Present at National Foot & Ankle Conference
 Dr.  Tyson Green, foot and ankle specialist with the Center for Orthopaedics, an affiliate of Imperial Health, was a presenter and guest instructor at the recent American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Scientific Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
4/4/2018 The Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana to Host Free Vein Screening

The Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana, under the medical direction of cardiologist and peripheral vascular specialist Dr. Carl Fastabend, will host a free screening on Monday, April 16, from 3:30 to 6 pm in Lake Charles. The screening is being held at their office, located at 711 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr., Ste. 100. 

4/2/2018 Dr. Timothy Gilbert Serves as Faculty Member at National Conference

Dr. Timothy Gilbert, board certified endocrinologist and chairman of Imperial Health, recently served as one of five faculty members at a national diabetes update in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was attended by approximately 500 physicians and healthcare professionals from across the country and served as an update on the latest research and clinical data available on diabetes and the drug class of SGLT-2 inhibitors.

3/20/2018 Dr. Craig Morton Received State and National "Top Doctor" Recognition

Craig G. Morton, MD, FAAPMR, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist with Center for Orthopaedics, was among a select group of physicians honored with 2017 Top Doctor awards from Healthtap, the world’s leading interactive health network.  Dr. Morton was named top Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician in Louisiana and Nationally. Winners were selected based on feedback and surveys of physicians and consumers. 

12/21/2017Dr. Carl Fastabend Serves as Program Director at Deep Venous Summit
 Carl Fastabend, MD, FACC, founder and medical director of the Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana, served as a program director and instructor at a recent Deep Venous Summit in Boston, Massachusetts. 
11/3/2017 Imperial Health Seeks Participants for Cardiovascular Disease Research Study
  Imperial Health is serving as one of 600 sites for a global cardiovascular outcomes trial to assess the safety and effectiveness of bempedoic acid, an investigational medicine, on the occurrence of major cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks or strokes, in patients with, or at a high risk for, cardiovascular disease.  This research is taking place under the direction of cardiologist Richard Gilmore, MD, with Imperial Health Cardiovascular Specialists.
10/21/2016Article Written by Dr. Michael Turner Published in Medical Journal
 An article submitted by Dr. Michael Turner MD, FACC, FSCCT, preventive cardiology specialist with Cardiovascular Specialists in Lake Charles was published last month in the medical journal Echocardiography.
7/7/2016 Dr. Tyson Green Named to APWCA Board of Directors
 Dr. Tyson Green, foot and ankle specialist with Center for Orthopaedics, an affiliate of Imperial Health, was recently named to the board of directors for the American Professional Wound Care Association.
4/25/2016 Dr. Jared Gremillion Chosen for CHRISTUS Podiatric Residency Program

Foot and ankle specialist Jared Gremillion, DPM, will be joining the CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency Program, which is a partnership with Imperial Health’s Center for Orthopaedics. He will be the second doctor entering the program, which began last year, and he will begin in July.

4/25/2016 Dr. Michael Turner Named Co-Editor of Medical Journal

Dr. Michael Turner MD, FACC, FSCCT, preventive cardiology specialist with Cardiovascular Specialists, has been appointed co -editor for the new CT section of the international online journal Echocardiography, the official publication of the Society of Cardiovascular Ultrasound.

2/25/2016 CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital Announces Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency Program in Partnership with Imperial Health

Medical students looking to expand into the field of podiatric surgery will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and training from foot and ankle surgeons at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital and Center for Orthopaedics (CFO), an affiliate of Imperial Health.

2/22/2016 New Hope for Hair Loss
11/16/2015Imperial Health Welcomes New Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist
7/27/2015 Dr. Matthew McCabe Chosen as First Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Resident
7/27/2015 Imperial Health Welcomes New Gastroenterologist
5/13/2015 Aches and Pains? When to Call the Doctor.
4/14/2015 Dr. Tyson Green Presents Research at National Foot & Ankle Conference
3/3/2015 Dr. Corey Foster Earns Cardiovascular Disease Board Certification
1/6/2015 Dr. Jake LeBeau Earns Interventional Cardiology Board Certification
7/7/2014 Dr. Turner Presents at Conference

LAKE CHARLES—Michael C. Turner, MD, FACC, FSC, CT, recently gave a presentation on the importance of cardiac CT technology in clinical practice.

5/14/2014 Dr. Enrique Mendez Joins Imperial Health Physician Team
2/26/2014 Dr. Carl Fastabend and Robert Conner Attend National Forum
2/18/2014 Cardiac Screening Offer Available Throughout February
2/3/2014 Dr. Timothy Gilbert Serves as Presenter at National Medical Conference
2/3/2014 Free Community Seminar to Focus on Arthritis Treatment
1/31/2014 CFO Employee Earns Advanced Degree
1/16/2014 Dr. Craig Morton Receives Top Doctor Recognition
1/16/2014 Dr. Steve Springer Receives Top Doctor Recognition
10/28/2013Dr. Fastabend Speaks at National Conference
10/7/2013 Fontenot Joins Springer Family Medical Clinic Team
10/2/2013 Dr. Timothy Gilbert Appointed To National Medical Advisory Panel
9/27/2013 CFO Athletic Training Team Expands
9/11/2013 CFO Offering Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic For High School Athletes
8/2/2013 Dr. Kalieb Pourciau Serves as Presenter at State Medical Conference
8/1/2013 Musculoskeletal Symposium Set For August 17 in Lake Charles
7/30/2013 Noel Hinton Joins Urgent Care Clinical Team
7/29/2013 Keep your Cool in the Summer Heat
7/29/2013 The Silent Killer
4/22/2013 Imperial Health Celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 22-26
4/22/2013 Imperial Health Imaging Center Now Offering Advanced CT Technology
4/3/2013 Noble Named President of LOA
 Imperial Health Orthopaedic Surgeon Named 2013 LOA President
1/28/2013 Imperial Health recognized for providing quality services.
1/14/2013 Dr. Maureen Olivier Opens New Office
 Maureen Olivier, M.D., board certified dermatologist with Imperial Health, has relocated her medical practice to 4150 Nelson Road, Building E, Suite 1, in Lake Charles.
12/18/2012Dr. Richard Gilmore Receives Special Recognition
  CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital Presents Award to Dr. Richard Gilmore
12/10/2012Imperial Health Earns IAC Accreditation
 Imperial Health, located at 501 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive in Lake Charles, has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in Echocardiography in the area of Adult Transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).
TV News Interviews
6/18/2013 Dr. Thomas Mulhearn Plays Key Role in Improving Cardiac Treatment Response for Rural Areas
 In the five-parish area, only a handful of hospitals have fully-functioning, 24-hour staffed cath labs. When a person outside of the lake area has a heart attack, that situation truly becomes life-threatening with state-of-the-art healthcare several miles away.



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