Not many people work in a profession that requires them to dedicate their lives to helping others like the field of healthcare does. During national healthcare recognition, we have challenged people to sum up in a few words the impact their profession means to them and how important it is for their community.
This summer, LewisGale Regional Cancer Center Salem has completed its $15.5 million multiphase capital development project. After nearly a year of construction and renovation, the cancer center, which is part of the LewisGale Regional Health System, can now treat even more patients in our region with the most advanced technology and equipment available for the first time in Southwest Virginia.
The LewisGale Daleville Medical Pavilion is a one-stop shop for multiple healthcare services in Botetourt County. The following services are now available:
LewisGale Physicians: 540-966-6430
- Cardiology: Shmuel Shapira, MD
- Family Practice: Henry Burgess, MD
- Obstetrics & Gynecology: Elizabeth Barwick, DO & Abby Smith, MD
Imaging Center: 540-776-4983
- Digital mammography
- Bone Densitometry
Know Your Care - Understanding your health and how to maintain it. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This age-old proverb certainly carries its share of credibility. It’s spawned several studies by researchers about the health benefits of apples. People around the world live by it by keeping their crispers crammed with the tasty treat. No doubt about it, loyalty to the apple is long lived because this proverb professes how good it is for us.
The evolution of the subspecialty of cardiology is widely considered being responsible for the greatest prolongation of life in industrialized nations. Advancements in science and technology coupled with the expertise of medical experts in the field have contributed to a significant decrease in heart disease and heart-related conditions.