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Healthcare District Brings Cardiology to the Mountain

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Interventional cardiology added to new services offered by BVCHD BIG BEAR LAKE – The Bear Valley Community Healthcare District welcomes John Zamarra, M.D. and new in-person appointments available for interventional cardiology, including an array of tests and screenings to ensure your heart is as healthy as can be. Dr. Zamarra is based out of Laguna […]

Big Bear Urgent Care Extends Hours

Winter hours for Urgent Care to match BBMR operating hours BIG BEAR LAKE – The Big Bear Urgent Care is extending its hours beginning Monday, December 17 to better accommodate Big Bear Valley’s thriving ski season. The urgent care will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week from December 17 […]

Second Surgeon Added for Surgery Anytime

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BVCHD attracts second surgeon to expand available on-call and emergency surgery. BIG BEAR LAKE – The Bear Valley Community Health Care District has welcomed a second surgeon providing nearly around the clock coverage for emergency surgery and on-call surgery. Paul Stemmer, M.D., is a board-certified general surgeon with 36 years of experience. Stemmer completed his […]

BVCHD Welcomes Four New Providers

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Local Healthcare Distrist continues to add providers and crucial services BIG BEAR LAKE – The Bear Valley Community Health Care District has welcomed four new providers as part of its continuing missing to bring expanded services to residents, so they don’t have to travel off the mountain for quality care. John Nicolaisen, PA, joins BVCHD’s […]

Life-Saving Dialysis Comes to the Big Bear Valley

BIG BEAR LAKE – State-of-the-art, life-saving dialysis machines will be up and running at Bear Valley Community Healthcare District (BVCHD) in December. When last winter’s disastrous storms left no access out of the Valley, some residents tragically lost their lives after being unable to reach their regular dialysis treatment off the mountain. To ensure that […]

Free Pediatric Vaccine Clinic

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Attend the Free Pediatric Vaccine Clinic Date and Location Monday, 5/23/22 • 1pm to 4pm Family Health Center 41820 Garstin Drive, Big Bear Lake Vaccines These vaccines are supplied by the Vaccines for Children Program operated by the California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch. Vaccines offered: Polio, DTaP, Tdap, Hep B, MMR, Varicella (chicken […]

BVCHD Welcomes Dr. Prashanth Kumar

BVCHD Welcomes Dr. Prashanth Kumar

Bear Valley Community Healthcare District is pleased to announce a new physician to the community: Prashanth Kumar, MD- Internal Medicine /Nephrology Dr. Prashanth Kumar is a nephrologist who has practiced in the High Desert since 2008. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine residency and […]

Something to be proud of…

Something to be proud of | Bear Valley Community Healthcare District

BVCHD has always been a great place to work, but the last two years have proven how incredible our TEAM really is. We are so thankful for each and everyone of you and the efforts you put in to make BVCHD the place that it is. Thank you for always going above and beyond and […]