2017

Blog Posts in 2017

Free Presentation on Sports Medicine in Weslaco with Dr Michael Sander Sept 12
Sep 1, 2017

Dr. Michael Sander, Orthopedic Surgeon, to speak at free event September 12 at Knapp Medical Center Weslaco – Sports medicine – and treatment for athletic injuries – will be discussed during a free presentation for high school and ...

New Knapp / UTRGV Family Practice Residency Clinic Opens to See Patients in Mercedes
Aug 22, 2017

New clinic sees patients of all ages; represents expansion of medical education into Mid-Valley MERCEDES – A new family practice clinic in Mercedes has opened to see patients of all ages, from children to adults and seniors, as part of a new ...

KNAPP MEDICAL CENTER RECOGNIZED IN U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT "BEST HOSPITALS" RANKINGS
Aug 15, 2017

Weslaco hospital cited as high-performing hospital in two specialties by national publication (Weslaco, TX – August 15, 2017) -- Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco has been recognized as a high-performing hospital for treating patients with ...

Knapp Medical Center Receives 2 Awards for Quality Care
Aug 10, 2017

Weslaco hospital achieves ‘exemplary performance’ in preventing complications, re-admissions of patients WESLACO, August 2017 – Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco has become one of only 12 hospitals in the state of Texas to receive two ...

Preview Held for New Knapp / UTRGV Family Practice Residency Program in Mid-Valley
Aug 9, 2017

6 Physicians form Inaugural Class for 1st Graduate Medical Education Program in Mid-Valley MERCEDES, July 2017 – A preview and ribbon-cutting were held in Mercedes July 20, 2017 for a new Knapp Medical Center / UTRGV Family Practice Residency ...

A Recipe For Healing After The Loss of A Loved One
Feb 24, 2017

A discussion of how to heal after the loss of a loved one will be held during a “Bereavement Support Group” meeting which will be held on Tuesday, March 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Knapp Medical Center Conference Center, 700 ...

Arthritis of the Knee, Walking without Pain to be Discussed in Weslaco
Feb 24, 2017

Dr. Michael Sander, Orthopedic Surgeon, to speak at free “Senior Health Talk” March 7 at Knapp Medical Center Arthritis of the knee – and how to manage pain that many seniors experience while walking, going up the stairs, etc. ...

Dr. Nicole Grigg-Gutierrez: Providing Life-Saving Colonoscopies & Advanced Gastroenterology Procedures for Mid-Valley Residents
Feb 23, 2017

New Gastroenterologist at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco inspired to pursue specialized field by medical residency, ordeal of dealing with cancer in her father Dr. Nicole Grigg-Gutierrez, M.D. – whose interest in gastroenterology was sparked ...

Weslaco Physician Urges Quick Action When Patients Go Into Cardiac Arrest
Feb 22, 2017

Dr. Robert Sepulveda discusses importance of calling 911, starting CPR during talk at Knapp Medical Center When a person stops breathing and has no pulse, it is critical to call 911 immediately and begin cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until ...

Mid-Valley Women Benefitting From Beautiful Maternity Center -- Close to Home
Feb 1, 2017

Katya Michelle Rodriguez (center) of Mercedes poses with her twin baby girls, Gabriella and Isabella, at Knapp Medical Center in Weslaco. Caring for the babies are Olivia Estrada, RN, Director of Women’s Health Services for Knapp, and Leticia ...