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  • Medical Minute - Welcome Nidhi Khosla, MD

    Date: 3/15/2018

    Hanover Medical Group's Mountainview OB/GYN welcomes Nidhi Khosla, MD , a board certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Doctor Khosla specializes in guiding women through every step of their pregnancy, providing comprehensive obstetric care from preconception to postpartum. She also brings expertise in the gynecologic care of women from adolescence through menopause and beyond. Dr. Khosla received her medical training at the University of Delhi and completed her residencies at The Weste...

  • Medical Minute - World Kidney Day

    Date: 3/7/2018

    The kidneys filter waste from the blood. If they start to fail, waste builds up and can cause serious health problems. Because kidney disease often has no symptoms, it can go unnoticed until it is very advanced. March 8th is World Kidney Day , a global health awareness campaign focusing on the importance of the kidneys and reducing the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems. Taking the steps to live a healthy lifestyle can go a long way towards reducing risk, and early ...

  • Breakthrough Heart Treatments

    Date: 2/22/2018

    Many healthy people have a leaky heart valve, but a leaky valve can cause the heart to work harder, and if left untreated, can lead to heart failure. UPMC Pinnacle can help. Breakthrough advances in cardiovascular medicine are reducing the need for open heart surgery. Now, minimally invasive cardiac procedures reduce surgical risk, reduce recovery time, and enhance the quality of life. Learn about the latest options in valve disease treatment at a free seminar. Join doctors Mumtaz and Gada at 6:30 p.m. o...

  • New in Pain Management for Labor and Delivery: Nitrous Oxide

    Date: 2/20/2018

    It is the goal of UPMC Pinnacle Hanover to give our patients choices in selecting pain management that will best meet their needs. Nitrous oxide has been used extensively worldwide as a primary form of pain relief (analgesia) for labor and birth. Nitrous oxide (also known as nitrous or laughing gas) is a colorless, nonflammable, tasteless, and odorless gas. It is self-administered on demand by the patient. The system uses 50 percent nitrous oxide mixed with 50 percent oxygen. We will instruct you on how ...

  • Community Multiphasic Blood Screening

    Date: 2/7/2018

    Registration for our March 9th screening begins:  February 5, 2018 Registration ends:  when capacity is reached This low-cost, comprehensive, multiphasic blood screening can assist your physician in the detection of health problems such as heart disease, kidney or liver disease, some forms of cancer, diabetes, muscle or bone disease, and anemia. 12 hours of fasting are required. AVAILABLE TESTS & COST: Multiphasic Blood Screen........$32.00 Thyroid Screen (TSH)............$12.00 Glyco...

  • 10 Benefits of Exercise for Your Heart

    Date: 2/5/2018

    When we think about exercise, we often think the number on the scale or on the tag inside our jeans. Yet, doctors recommend physical fitness for our overall health – for the long- and short-term. During our chosen activity, we are engaging our muscles for improved strength and endurance. Click here to read more in our "Healthier You Blog" post by Dr. Gagandeep Gurm, MD.

  • Medical Minute - Primary Care Providers

    Date: 1/25/2018

    Family health and primary care represent the first level of the health care system. At UPMC Pinnacle Hanover, PCP stands for a lot more than Primary Care Provider. It means care that fits your life. It means an approach to care that makes you part of the team and involves you in decisions about your own health. It means doctors, nurses, and caregivers that are a part of your community. With offices located throughout Hanover and in Littlestown, Spring Grove, and New Oxford, it means that there is a UPMC ...

  • Freedom From Smoking: Quit Course, Winter Sessions Begin

    Date: 1/18/2018

    Whether you are ready to quit today or in the near future, learn about proven ways to stop smoking and determine which method is best for you. Click here to view/print flyer (pdf). Nicotine, the active substance in cigarettes and other tobacco products, is as addictive as any hard drug, such as heroin or cocaine. But, if you want a chance at breathing more easily and living a full quality of life, you have to quit. When you are ready to do it, you have resources available to help you succeed! UPMC Pinnac...

  • NEW! HMG Multi-Specialty Center NOW OPEN.

    Date: 1/8/2018

    Hanover Medical Group has opened a new location in Gettysburg on January 8, 2018. The HMG Multi-Specialty Center is located at 20 Expedition Trail, Suite 203 in Gettysburg. The practice will offer heart and vascular, endocrinology and ob-gyn services. The physicians and providers you trust will be rotating through this practice. We are excited to provide expanded services to the Gettysburg and surrounding communities. All practices are accepting new patients. Click here to learn more about the Gettysburg...

  • COMING SOON: Robotic Surgery!

    Date: 1/3/2018

    UPMC Pinnacle Hanover will soon be offering the da Vinci® robotic-assisted system as a minimally invasive surgical option. Our physicians and staff are now in training to be able to offer this option to our community. This minimally invasive option allows trained surgeons to perform a wide range of complex operations through a few small incisions. Utilizing an advanced robotics computer, this system allows the surgeon to remain 100% in control at all times. Each movement of the surgeon’s hand is tra...