SOUTHPORT – The Dosher Memorial Hospital Foundation recently welcomed Toni McAndrews as the new Foundation Development Specialist.  Ms. McAndrews has an extensive background in fund raising, event planning, and marketing and public relations with several non-profit agencies in both NC and FL.  In her new role, Ms. McAndrews will work closely with Lynda Stanley, President…

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SOUTHPORT – Dosher Memorial Hospital has appointed Scott Passingham, MPT, to the role of Manager of Therapy Services. Scott received his Master’s in Physical Therapy from East Carolina University in May, 2000 and has been a part of the Therapy team at Dosher since April, 2006. In his new role, Scott will oversee all Physical…

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SOUTHPORT – Dosher Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in the region to utilize robotic arm assisted surgery for total knee replacements.  This advancement in joint replacement surgery transforms the way total knee replacements are performed.  Total knee replacements in the United States are expected to increase 189% by 2030, yet studies have shown that approximately…

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SOUTHPORT— Nicole Ely, RN, is the latest recipient of the Dosher Memorial Hospital Employees Exceeding Excellence, “Triple E” Award. Ely, who has been with the organization for two years, is described as, “An asset to her department and an exceptionally bright and efficient nurse” as well as someone who, “Is not afraid to advocate for…

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SOUTHPORT – Dosher Memorial Hospital has hired Linda Conner to assume the role of Patient Accounts Manager.  Ms. Conner, a Virginia Native, has worked in healthcare for the majority of her career and was the Manager of Patient Financial Services and Patient Access for Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital prior to joining Dosher. “We have tremendous…

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SOUTHPORT – Andre Minor, MD has been elected Dosher Memorial Hospital’s Chief of Medical Staff for 2021-2022.  Dr. Minor, who is an internal medicine physician with Dosher primary care practice Dosher Medical – North Howe in Southport, has practiced medicine in Southport for over 30 years.  Dr. Minor was chosen by physicians and other medical…

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SOUTHPORT— On what he described as a “significant moment,” Dr. Brad Hilaman, Dosher Memorial Hospital CEO and Chief Medical Officer, was among the first of Dosher’s frontline team members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday December 29th.   Dosher, which received their first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last week, has scheduled sessions for employees…

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Hamilton leaving Cooper’s cabinet: Wilmington’s Susi Hamilton will be leaving Governor Roy Cooper’s cabinet, where she serves as Secretary of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, at the end of the year. Hamilton said she had future plans in mind, but didn’t share exactly what they are: “At this time in my career, I…

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SOUTHPORT, N.C. — Dosher Memorial Hospital and Medical Clinics have been named 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award® winners by Press Ganey, in three separate areas. Guardian of Excellence for Patient Experience in our Emergency Department Guardian of Excellence for Patient Experience in the Dosher Medical Practices Guardian of Excellence for Quality for hospital services   The…

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