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  • New Physiatrist Joins Orthopedic Team at Barton Health

    Posted: 04/18/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, Calif.) – Barton Health is delighted to welcome Dr. Gregory Burkard Jr. to its family of care providers. Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Burkard is an interventional pain and sports medicine physiatrist - a physician that treats a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, muscles, joints and more. Dr. Burkard was born in Southern California and grew up on the East Coast, where he completed his education and medical...

  • Prominent Orthopedic Surgeon Keith R. Swanson, MD Named Barton Health 2018 Doctor of the Year

    Posted: 03/30/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – The votes have been counted and Dr. Keith Swanson has been named Barton Health’s Doctor of the Year. Each year, hundreds of Barton team members cast their vote to nominate a favorite physician in honor of National Doctor’s Day, and the 2018 winner was announced at Barton’s Doctor’s Day Celebration, March 29th. “We honor Dr. Swanson as our Doctor of the Year, and the incredible contributions he’s made to the community as an orthopedic surgeon and practitioner of nearly 40 years,”...

  • Barton Health’s Ties To Olympic History

    Posted: 01/30/2018

    (South Lake Tahoe, CA) – From physicians providing orthopedic care at the Winter Games, to personalized training of Olympic athletes, Barton Health has a long-standing tradition of helping Team U.S.A. competitors go for the gold.   This history began in the 1960s, after the Olympics at Squaw Valley, when Dr. Paul Fry moved his family to South Lake Tahoe and established the Tahoe Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic. During this time, Dr. Fry became an orthopedic physician for the Barton Hospital. Wi...

  • Dr. Jeffrey A. Orr Returns to South Lake Tahoe as Barton Health’s Newest Orthopedic Surgeon

    Posted: 11/01/2017

    South Lake Tahoe, CA – Barton Health is proud to announce Jeffrey A. Orr, MD, has returned to his hometown of South Lake Tahoe to join its network of talented orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Orr received his medical doctorate from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He conducted his orthopedic surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He completed his fellowship training at the University of South Florida.  He’s an affiliate of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and t...

  • Barton Health Begins Construction of New Health and Sports Performance Center

    Posted: 08/25/2016

    South Lake Tahoe, CA – Barton Health staff and community benefactors dipped their shovels and broke ground on the future site of the Robert Maloff Center of Excellence on August 23, 2016.  Approximately 130 invited guests attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday afternoon. Chris Proctor, PT, Administrative Director of Barton Health’s Tahoe Center for Orthopedics, has been coordinating the project and, at the groundbreaking, described how programs in the Center will benefit patients and the c...

  • Barton Health’s Wellness and Sports Performance Center Project Moves Forward

    Posted: 09/14/2015

    South Lake Tahoe, CA – The Robert Maloff Center of Excellence plans have been approved, and construction preparation for the parking garage will begin this month. The Center of Excellence will expand orthopedic, sports performance, and wellness services on the Barton Health campus. Individuals will work with a health navigator and a team of medical providers to develop and implement a customized care plan that integrates health, fitness, nutrition, and medical expertise.   “The Center of Excellence...

  • Barton Health Receives $10 Million for Center of Excellence

    Posted: 04/17/2015

    South Lake Tahoe, CA - This past Wednesday, April 15, Lisa Maloff donated $10 million for the Robert Maloff Center of Excellence to the Barton Foundation.   Lisa Maloff and her late husband, Robert, have always had a heart for wellness and improving the community.  She is a long term resident of Tahoe’s South Shore and was a founding member of the Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.   The award was accepted by Barton Health staff, Kindle Craig (Director of Strategy and Development) and Ch...