Recently, Beebe Physical Rehabilitation Services opened a new location – the Physical Rehabilitation Center at Lighthouse Plaza. This new space features a multi-purpose room for seminars and events, private therapy rooms for lymphedema management, speech pathology, and physical therapy. In addition, occupational therapy patients can work on their skills in a kitchenette setting.
“It is amazing to me that Beebe is able to bring such innovative technology to the community,” says Charley Senick as he reflects on the surgery he had at Beebe’s Center for Robotic Surgery. The surgery, which removed one-third of Charley’s lung, was performed by Kurt Wehberg, MD, board certified and fellowship trained cardiothoracic surgeon with Beebe Cardiothoracic Surgery. Dr Wehberg is also Chief of Robotics and Vice President of Clinical Innovation at Beebe.
Beebe Healthcare broke ground on its planned South Coastal Health Campus which will include a freestanding Emergency Department and second cancer center on Route 17 in Millville on November 1. On an unseasonable warm fall afternoon, many Beebe team members, local community members, and supporters gathered for this celebratory moment to show their support for this significant forward progression.
Vascular surgeon Sean Ryan, MD, began his career with Beebe Healthcare three years ago, joining the esteemed Dr. Mayer Katz at his practice, Beebe Vascular. Dr. Ryan says he was drawn to vascular surgery because of its complexity and the opportunity to develop long-term relationships with his patients, who are often grateful to reclaim a sense of normalcy.
Beebe’s expansion design team worked with the team at Wilmot Sanz, the architecture and interior design firm chosen for Beebe’s South Coastal Health Campus. Kristen Delgandio, Vice President at Wilmot Sanz, led Beebe’s design team through discussions in determining its interior design selections with the ultimate focus of improving patient experience and staff satisfaction.
Beebe’s South Coastal Health Campus, which will include both an Emergency Department and Cancer Center, recently received state approval from the Delaware Health Resources Board (HRB) of their certificates of public review (CPR) application.
It may be vacation time for many area visitors, however plans for the new freestanding Emergency Department at Beebe’s planned South Coastal Health Campus are moving along during the busy summer months.
The way people receive healthcare services is changing rapidly across the country, and Beebe has been changing how it cares for this community, too. Since the peak in hospital admissions reached early last year, Beebe has successfully reduced the number of people who need to stay in the hospital, through its efforts to broaden and elevate its outpatient care, and keep people healthy.
Beebe Hospitalist Dr. Katie Johnson (Allen) and her husband Bennett Allen recently joined the Beebe Medical Foundation’s 1916 Club and are proud supporters of the I Believe in Beebe Campaign. They made their five year gift pledge in memory of Katie’s mom, Tami
The Jean & Joan Fund, supported by the Jean & Joan Charity Golf Classic, donates funds for the purchase of patient transport vans for Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center. Its mission is to raise funds for equipment and patient services at the cancer center located in
After receiving excellent care at Beebe Healthcare’s Margaret H. Rollins Lewes Campus during an episode of chest pain, Louis Melton, who lives in the Millville area, knew he wanted to give back. Most importantly, he wanted to spread the word about Beebe to his friends and community members.
Beebe Medical Foundation hosted the fourth annual Beach Bash on June 2 to benefit Beebe Healthcare’s Emergency Department. This year’s event raised $140,000—the greatest amount recorded in the Beach Bash’s four year history.
Beebe’s Population Health teams work in the community to keep patients healthier When Kim Blanch stepped into the role of Community Services Manager for Beebe’s Population Health Department, she already knew a lot about the vision of the department.
Surgical teams are undergoing meticulous training on the new da Vinci Xi Surgical System at Beebe’s Center for Robotic Surgery.
Thomas Draper had two passions – serving the Delmarva community and his family. Draper, a Milford native, was killed while bicycling (possibly his third passion) in 2017. However, his work lives on in WBOC and in the continued passion for the community that his family displays daily.
Kurt E. Wehberg, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiothoracic surgeon, is joining Beebe Healthcare this July as Co-Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the Chief of Robotics, and Vice President of Clinical Innovation.
Dr. Karen Smith Coleman first learned about Beebe when she was helping provide coverage for long-time Beebe endocrinologist Dr. Mansour Saberi.
Emergency Department physicians often see patients at their worst moments on their worst days. They arrive with injuries, illnesses, and often they are in a life-threatening situation.
Playing football is a rough sport – and not for the faint of heart. But for Jack Dennis, a 17 year-old, 6-foot, 6-inch athlete, who recently moved to the Delmarva area from Baltimore, Maryland, it is his passion. Jack has played football as well as lacrosse and basketball since he was six. He is a driven and committed athlete, in addition to being an honor roll student who hopes to play sports in college.
It was the middle of the night when Warren Baker awoke to an itch on his leg. As he itched it, he felt what he thought was a tick. He instinctively held the tick in place and headed to the bathroom to remove it. When he got to the bathroom and inspected his leg, he found it wasn’t a tick, but it was more of a small lump under the skin.