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CMH Announces Medical Director of Robotic Surgery

Ventura, California, 12/03/2013

Community Memorial Hospital announces Dr. Marc Beaghler, M.D., MPH as the Medical Director of Robotic Surgery. 

Dr. Beaghler is a former Associate Professor of Surgery at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and is a Clinical Professor of Urology at USC Keck School of Medicine.  He is the immediate past chief of staff and has been the Medical Director of the Operating Room at CMH.
Dr. Beaghler's mission is to continue to develop the Robotics program at CMH.  CMH is the first hospital between Los Angeles and San Francisico to have a Robotics program.  Currently CMH does urologic, gynecologic, general and thoracic surgical cases.  It is one of the most Robust programs in Southern California.  In 2014 CMH will bring in the latest in technology.  This includes the single port operating platform which will allow surgeons to do complex surgery through a single small incision.
These are ongoing measures to develop Robotics and minimal invasive surgery at CMH. For more information about Robotics at CMH visit

Community Memorial Health System is a not-for-profit health system, which is comprised of Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital, and twelve family-practice health centers entitled Centers for Family Health. The health system is located in Ventura County, California.