February 2018
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. Death rates among adult's ages 35 to 64 are increasing. Contributing risk factors include physical inactivity, tobacco use and hypertension.

It's important to include regular physical activities throughout the day. Eat healthier, lower your sodium and trans fat intake and add more fruits and vegetables. Be aware of your blood pressure and cholesterol levels and check them regularly.

To learn more about VMC's cardiologists, call 559-739-2000. 
VMC is now offering
a second location for your
cardiology needs!

Tulare Cardiology Center
938 N Cherry St., Tulare CA

Neurologist now full time at Visalia M edical Clinic

Neurologist Rohini Joshi, MD, is now seeing patients full time at Visalia Medical Clinic.

Dr. Joshi has been seeing patients part-time at Visalia Medical Clinic and at Adventist Health  Central Valley Specialty Clinic in Hanford for the past 12 years.

She focuses on health issues such as migraines (including the use of Botox to relieve the pain of chronic migraines), memory loss, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's.

Dr. Joshi completed medical school at Pune University in India. She served her internship at San Joaquin General Hospital, completed her residency at UC Davis Medical Center and her fellowship at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles.  She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

For more information about Dr. Joshi or any of VMC's medical providers and services, visit us online at www.vmchealth.com or call 559-739-2000.
Minerva Gonzalez,
Director of KDMF Business Services
Welcome  to VMC

Roy Chan, MD
Family Medicine physician Dr. Roy Chan has joined Visalia medical Clinic and is currently accepting new patients. Dr. Chan offers a full scope of primary care at VMC/KDMF's Tulare office which includes a lab draw station.

Dr. Chan earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Chan's undergraduate studies were completed at Yale University where he earned a bachelor of science degree in molecular, cellular and developmental biology with emphasis on neurobiology. He is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. 

Tariq Javed, MD
Dr. Javed is a nephrologist - a physi cian  who specializes
in kidney care and treating diseases of the kidney. He sees patients at VMC two d a ys a  month. He completed his medical school at Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan an d his internal medicine residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his nephrology fellowship  as chief fellow at Ochsner Clinic Foundation. He speaks Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi.
Save the date
Dr. James Mohs
4th Annual Diabetes Walk
Saturday, April 14, VMC will host its diabetes walk in honor of  the late Dr. James Mohs.
James Mohs, MD
The 3K or 5K walk, and kids walk, begins at the clinic, 5400 W. Hillsdale, with check-in at 8 a.m. and kick-off at 9 a.m. (rain or shine). There is no fee to participate and registered walkers will receive a free commemorative water bottle, while supplies last. 

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