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Here you can learn about the latest news and events happening at our medical center, access detailed biographies of our experts, find multimedia resources and get answers to frequently asked questions related to media inquiries. You can also read through our community newsletter, St. Vincent Charity Today, and other publications highlighting news from around our campus.

New Releases

June 4, 2018

St. Vincent Surgeon Performs Breakthrough Knee Revision Surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Dr. Bernard Stulberg recently became the first orthopedic surgeon in the country to perform total knee revision surgery utilizing the latest GPS technology. The procedure marks a breakthrough in knee revision surgery, helping to identify the cause of implant failure and ensuring precise implant replacement to improve patient mobility.

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May 29, 2018

Statement from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as it joins national prescription opioid litigation

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, including Rosary Hall Addiction Treatment Center, filed as a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the manufacturers, distributors and retailers of prescription opioids in an effort to bring additional resources to the hospital and our community in order to strengthen our ability to save more lives and help more people in response to this crisis. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hoping to serve as a leading example of the impact the opioid epidemic and the defendants’ actions have had on hospitals providing treatment and services related to opioid addiction.

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April 21, 2018

DR. ROBERT MCLAIN NAMED PRESIDENT OF MID-AMERICA ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION

CLEVELAND, OHIO (APRIL 20, 2018) – St. Vincent Charity Medical Center spine surgeon Dr. Robert McLain was today named president of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association at the organization’s annual

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March 8, 2018

ST. VINCENT CHARITY MEDICAL CENTER EXPANDS CARDIOLOGY DEPARTMENT WITH ADDITION OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGEON

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently announced that Dr. Dale Levy has joined the organization as cardiothoracic surgeon, expanding the St. Vincent Medical Group to include an open heart and thoracic surgery program.

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About St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Our distinguished doctors and caregivers are devoted to treating every patient with clinical excellence and compassionate care. St. Vincent Charity is home to the renowned Spine and Orthopedic Institute and the Center for Bariatric Surgery. Owned by the Sisters of Charity Health System, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center delivers health care for the heart of Cleveland.

For media inquiries:

Maureen Nagg
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Office: 216.363.7440  
Cell: 216.212.0351

Terri Jankowski
Media Relations Specialist
Cell: 216-408-8021

Rebecca Gallant
Vice President, Communications
Office: 216-696-8408
Cell: 216-288-0239

Recent Blog Posts

December 13, 2018

Surgical Approach Reduces Pain and Recovery Time for Hip Replacement Patients

Michael Maniche of Willoughby knew for almost a year he needed a total left hip replacement. But having gone through a recent left knee replacement, he dreaded what he believed would be months of painful rehabilitation. He did some research and met w ...continue reading

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November 20, 2018

HEART ATTACK SURVIVOR TEACHES OTHERS HOW TO DO THE “ST. VINCENT KISS”

Former patient Jonathan Petrea loves to tell others about the care he received at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center after suffering a heart attack in 2017. He also loves to demonstrate what he calls “the St. Vincent Charity kiss.” ...continue reading

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November 14, 2018

When Back Pain Suggests Something Worse

Robert F. McLain, M.D., a spine surgeon in the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was recently published in The Spine Journal and Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research about when back pain suggests something w ...continue reading

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November 12, 2018

Adult stem cell therapy heals grandmother’s shoulder osteoarthritis

Suffering constant pain in her shoulder, Jeanie Fleischer found herself powerless to perform everyday tasks. Unable to open a car door, put water in the coffee pot and reach into her cupboard, Jeanie relied on Ed, her recently retired husband, to ass ...continue reading

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Recent Posts

July 27, 2018

St. Vincent surgeon uses breakthrough technology to build customized knee implants and surgical tools for each patient

With multiplying numbers of patients turning to total knee replacement surgery, St. Vincent Charity orthopedic surgeons lead the way in Northeast Ohio to employ the latest technologies to ensure ...continue reading

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July 16, 2018

Outpatient Procedure Helps Patients Take Control of Arthritis Pain

Sandra turned to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Dr. George Friedhoff in search of an alternative to surgery to relieve her back pain. Dr. Friedhoff performed a cooled, radiofrequency spinal ablation, a state of the art non-invasive outpatient t ...continue reading

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June 4, 2018

St. Vincent Surgeon Performs Breakthrough Knee Revision Surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Dr. Bernard Stulberg recently became the first orthopedic surgeon in the country to perform total knee revision surgery utilizing the latest GPS technology. The procedure marks a breakthrough in knee revision surg ...continue reading

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October 21, 2013

Dr. John Collis Named to “90 Spine Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know” list

Serves as co-medical director of the Spine and Orthopedic InstituteChicago - Becker's Spine Review released a list of "90 Spinal Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know." This list compiles ...continue reading

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