Profile: Timothy Bortz, DC

With more than 14 years of medical experience, Dr. Bortz is renowned as an extraordinary healer, educator and motivator. An established leader in injury treatment, Dr. Bortz’s clinical proficiency and personal, caring touch put the Neurogenx NerveCenter of Rockledge at the forefront of neuropathy care.
Dr. Bortz received his chiropractic doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic […]

Profile: Frederick Ho, MD

Dr. Frederick Ho is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery, multifocal lens implants, laser surgery,
diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and macular degeneration as well as the full spectrum of vision disorders. He is also recognized for his expertise in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus surgery.
Dr. Ho has been named a Top Doctor in the U.S. […]

Dr. Cedric Chenet and Team

by Josh Field
Let’s be honest, you don’t often hear the statement, “I’m so looking forward to going to the dentist!” For the most part, institutional health care across the board has made going to the doctor an experience very few people enjoy anymore. So when you find a practice where the staff is helpful and […]

New Hope for Familes of Children with Autism

by Josh Field
Puzzle Box Academy Provides Answers, Options and Choices

The signs may be there but oftentimes go undetected or undiagnosed before a parent, relative or friend notices something “different” with the child. It may start as a lack of smiling or making eye contact and later manifest itself in no verbal communication or interest in […]

How to Select Your Plastic Surgeon

by Josh Field

Specialization Ensures Experience and Expertise

When it comes to caring for you and your loved ones, you want only the best. A family doctor can help diagnose symptoms, but oftentimes refers specific health concerns to a specialist such as a cardiologist or orthopedic surgeon.

The same is true in the practice of cosmetic surgery. Whether […]

Pamela & James Holz, Puzzle Box Academy

At the time, Pamela Holz likely didn’t realize that her career as an adjustor and negotiator for an insurance company would become a useful piece of her son’s future healthcare and her own future. After Pamela’s son was diagnosed with autism in 2007, she needed more answers and services than what she was getting from […]

RiverView Senior Resort

Offers a Look at Assisted Living & Memory Care
Most people know what a skilled nursing community is, but assisted living and memory care communities are typically less familiar and often misunderstood. When RiverView Senior Resort opens this spring, it will offer luxury waterfront residences with panoramic views and resort-quality amenities — as the name suggests […]

Achieving Better Stroke Outcomes with National Certification

Local resident Leon (Lee) Kirby doesn’t know that Melbourne Terrace Rehabilitation Center is a five-star ranked facility and a Gold Seal Award organization recognized and merited by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. He just knows they’re superior with the active and aging population.
As a successful retired business owner, he launched one of the […]

Gynecologic Specialists of Brevard

A Lifetime of Care

Samuel Del Río, MD, PhD, FACOG, FPMRS and Janie Furer Geraci, MD, FACOG have a combined 40 years of experience in gynecology and women’s care of all ages including annual exams, urogynecology, minimally invasive surgery services and Da Vinci Robotic surgery, hormone replacement therapy and more. After years working for hospital-owned practices, […]

A Giant Leap in Healthcare

Parrish Medical Center is the first in the United States to be awarded
Integrated Care Certification from The Joint Commission,
the nation’s premier healthcare accrediting body.
According to The Joint Commission, integrated care certification recognizes that Parrish Medical Center is improving patient outcomes with better coordinated care and demonstrates commitment to ensuring that high-quality care transcends the walls […]


Body Contouring as Unique as You Are

You exercise and diet but that stubborn fat around your (hips, thighs, waist) just won’t go away. You see an advertisement for liposuction and have an “aha!” moment – there’s your answer. Liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your body […]

The Latest Diagnostic & Imaging Technology at Wuesthoff Health System

From angiography to X-ray, MRI and digital mammography – Wuesthoff Health System offers a full range of technologically advanced imaging services to provide patients with high-quality diagnostic and therapeutic services at both Melbourne and Rockledge campuses.
Both facilities at Wuesthoff Health System offer state-of-the-art digital imaging technology for mammograms. Digital technology allows radiologists to zoom in […]

Better Smile, Improved Life: Wickham Dental Care

From a single missing tooth to an edentulous jaw, not having true confidence in your smile has both serious health consequences and negative effects on a person’s self-confidence. Wickham Dental Care uses the latest technology to ensure that patients receive the highest quality treatment options. One of those options for missing teeth is implants utilizing […]

Comprehensive, Personalized Breast Care

New Health First Center Provides Comprehensive, Personalized Breast Care
Brevard has an ally in compassionate care for women and the fight against breast cancer, the new Health First Breast Center in Melbourne. The all-inclusive breast care facility is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date technology for breast health.
“Our focus is to provide all aspects of of […]

Helping Families Living With Autism

The Scott Center for Autism Treatment Offers Resources for Local Parents and Children
About 1 in 68 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from Center for Disease Control’s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. If you Google “Autism treatment,” 71 million results are available. Where do parents go […]

Urgency or Emergency?

When unexpected health mishaps arise, many people’s first reaction is to head to an emergency room. But when those illnesses and injuries aren’t true emergencies, not knowing the best option for care can end up costing both time and money. So how can you know where to go when medical attention is needed?

Parrish Medical Center Named to 2016 Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals® List

A just-released ranking of America’s safest hospitals places Parrish Medical Center at No. 17 in the survey’s 100-400 beds category. The SafeCare Group’s 2016 ‘Top 100 SafeCare Hospitals®’ listing named PMC–a Parrish Healthcare integrated care partner–one of the country’s safest hospitals for the second straight year.

Dr. Roger Bassin

Husband, Father and Pioneer in Plastic Surgery
At home and outside of his four plastic surgery centers, Dr. Roger Bassin could be any Space Coast husband and father, helping his son fix one of his toys or doting on his daughter. But Dr. Bassin doesn’t have a typical day job. He’s not only a highly skilled […]

SpaceCoast Living Health – Winter 2016

Close to Home: Innovating Heart Care at Wuesthoff Heart Center

Eastern Florida State College: A New Era in Healthcare Education

Heart Failure: How Cardiac Rehabilitation Can Help

Dr. Cedric Chenet: Promoting Optimal Comfort with Dental Implants

Are You Heart Healthy?

Close to Home

Heart disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of disability in the U.S. Approximately 84 million people in this country suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, causing about 2,200 deaths a day, averaging one death every 40 seconds, according to statistics released by the American Heart Association.