Florida Hospital Flagler is First in Three Counties to Use Robotic Technology for Total Knee Replacements

PALM COAST, Fla., September 5, 2018 – Florida Hospital Flagler is the only hospital in Volusia, Flagler, or St. Johns counties able to perform Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery for total knee replacements.

While other hospitals may use Mako technology to perform partial knee replacements, Florida Hospital Flagler is the only hospital in in the area able to perform total knee replacements with the highest level of precision.

The Mako Total Knee procedure is designed to relieve pain caused by joint degeneration due to osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis. Read more…

Florida Hospital New Smyrna Named Screening Center of Excellence for Lung Cancer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., September 3, 2018 — Florida Hospital New Smyrna has been named as a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance for the hospitals’ ongoing commitment to responsible lung cancer screening.

Florida Hospital New Smyrna joins Florida Hospital DeLand in DeLand, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, and Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares in earning this designation. Read more…

Florida Hospital Flagler Names Physician of the Quarter

PALM COAST, Fla., August 24, 2018 — Florida Hospital Flagler has named anesthesiologist Dr. Glenn Zimmet as physician of the quarter.

Zimmet currently serves as Florida Hospital Flagler’s department chair for anesthesiology and was nominated by his peers. Read more…