Drs. Melissa Edwards and Heather York of the Women’s Care office on Country Club Parkway in Eugene have completed additional training to become certified users of the new third-generation da Vinci Si robot. Best known for its use in prostate surgery, the da Vinci is also used for gynecologic surgery. Dr. Edwards is a board certified gynecologist with special interest in the treatment of pelvic prolapse. Dr. York specializes in obstetrics and gynecology with areas of interest including laparoscopic procedures. They join Drs. Paula Jewett and Catherine York of the Springfield office, who are also certified and performed the first robotic hysterectomies at Sacred Heart
Medical Center at RiverBend in August 2009.
Gary LeClair, MD, LMFT, was elected to a three-year term on the Lane Community College Board of Trustees. Board members are chosen for their professional expertise, community involvement and their support of Lane Community College. This is a volunteer, unpaid position.