Carson Tahoe Health Celebrates 100 Robotic-Assisted Surgeries

Since debuting the da Vinci Xi Surgical System in November 2017, Carson Tahoe’s expert surgeons have performed over 100 robotic-assisted surgeries. Building upon the significant success in the implementation of this new technology for gynecological procedures, Carson Tahoe has expanded to offer general robotic surgeries and urological procedures. “By incorporating robotic-assisted surgeries into our offerings, we’ve been able to provide exceptional, minimally-invasive care for qualifying patients,” says Michelle Joy, Chief Operating Officer at Carson Tahoe. “The robot is proving a great tool for our surgical team, and it’s helping them produce outstanding results for patients.” The da Vinci Xi has proven to be easier on the patient than traditional open surgeries, requiring smaller incisions and reducing blood loss. From the …


Carson Tahoe Health to Celebrate National Trails Day with New Paths and Wellness Opportunities

A new community trail will be completed June 2, on National Trail’s Day. Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space’s new 1.1 mile hiking/running/mountain biking trail, with trailhead space donated by Carson Tahoe Health, will run from the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center/Foothill Garden to Lakeview Estates.  This Saturday, volunteers will be completing The Foothill Trail, with its new trailhead just behind the Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, next to the Foothill Garden. The Foothill Trail is a result of Carson City Parks, Recreation & Open Space’s partnerships with several groups, including; Carson Tahoe Health; The Greenhouse Project; Northern Nevada Children’s Home; NDOT; and Muscle Powered. “Over the years, the Carson Tahoe Wellness Walk has become a beacon for local outdoor enthusiasts,” said …


Carson Tahoe Medical Group Adds New Oncologist, Expands Clinic Space

On May 7, Carson Tahoe Medical Group (CTMG), opened its newly renovated space and welcomed new oncologist, Dr. Mridula Vinjamuri, M.D. from Commonwealth Cancer Center. As part of its development and expansion, CTMG Medical Oncology Clinic, located at Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, an affiliate of Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, had its existing space renovated to include three new exam rooms, a nurse’s station, patient restroom, and additional provider office space. “Expanding our cancer center’s footprint – whether it is physically or through new providers –­­ means better access to quality cancer care in Northern Nevada,” says Michelle Joy, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Carson Tahoe Health. Carson Tahoe’s 35,000-square-foot facility includes full-time medical and radiation oncology practices, …


Carson Tahoe Minden Medical Center Unveils New Entrance & Facility Upgrades

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is pleased to announce that Phase I of the Minden Medical Center (MMC) remodel has been completed and the new, south-end entrance is fully operational. Please note that the old west-side entrance is no longer available for patient access, everyone is now directed to the south entrance. Patients visiting the newly remodeled center will experience easier navigation of Emergent Care and Lab services, streamlined registration processes, and spacious interior areas for added comfort. “Now that Phase I is complete, we are starting on Phase II, the renovation and relocation of laboratory services and prepping for the remodel of the Imaging area,” said Michelle Joy, Chief Operating Officer at Carson Tahoe Health. “Currently, while Phase II renovations …


Carson Tahoe Minden Medical Center will Soon Unveil New Entrance & Facility Upgrades

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is pleased to announce that Phase 1 of the Minden Medical Center (MMC) remodel is on schedule to be completed by Monday, March 26. This part of the expansion project includes central access through a new south end entrance allowing easier navigation of Emergent Care, Lab, and Imaging services for patients in Douglas County. Phase 2, beginning as soon as Phase I is complete, is slated to be finished by mid-August 2018 and will focus on relocating and expanding the current lab area. Once that’s done, the existing imaging area will get a well-deserved facelift. These upgrades, designed to foster the best possible healthcare experiences, will provide greater convenience, streamlined processes, and enhanced interior areas for …