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Cataracts and Cataract Surgery

What is a cataract? A cataract is the normally clear lens in the eye that becomes cloudy. This natural lens helps the eye focus similar to ...

Dry Eyes: What you need to know

Did you know tearing can be a sign of dry eyes? Patients often say “my eyes can’t be dry, I am tearing all the time”. This ...

Tips for Healthy Eyes

Everyone is always looking to improve their general health by diet and exercise, but how often do you think about your eye health? ...

An Eye Exam Can Save Your Life

All year you have been keeping yourself healthy, exercising regularly and eating a balanced diet. But have you been looking after your eyes? ...

Anesthesiologist to join Gunnison Valley Health

Gunnison Valley Health will be expanding its anesthesiology staff to include an anesthesiologist, Dr. Jef Field, from September 24 of this ...

A PET scan for people, not your furry friend!

Gunnison Valley Health is now offering the most advanced medical imaging technique available today combining Positron Emission Tomography ...

Gunnison Valley Health's Mountain Clinic is recognized for Excellence in Patient Care

Gunnison Valley Health’s Mountain Clinic received the 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award by Studer Group, a global firm who ...

New Nurse Practitioner at Gunnison Valley Health Family Medicine Clinic

Gunnison Valley Health Family Medicine Clinic would like to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner, Sherry Huisman FNP-BC, back to the Valley. ...

Study suggests Physical Therapy is best for low back pain.

By Todd Ward – Administrator, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine It has been estimated that about 80% of adult Americans will ...

Proven Program to Kick Start Your Heart

People living with heart, lung or vascular disease can now lead an active and productive lifestyle thanks to Gunnison Valley Health’s ...

New Eye Care Service a Hit in the Community

New eye care service a hit with the community! Gunnison Valley Health’s new Ophthalmology service has already proven popular in the ...

Gunnison Valley Health's Ophthalmologists are ready to SEE you!

Gunnison Valley Health’s Ophthalmologists are ready to SEE you! People suffering from eye related conditions are now set to benefit ...

Happy Lab Week!

I’m excited! This week is National Medical Laboratory Professionals week. There are 13 of us employed by the Gunnison Valley Hospital ...

Free community event to celebrate the biking season

Community members of all ages and mountain bike enthusiasts are encouraged to dust off their bikes and join the fun as Gunnison Valley ...

Help us raise the roof on the new Senior Care Neighborhood!

Community donations are very much appreciated as the senior citizens in the Gunnison Valley are set to benefit with a brand new $23 million ...

The Crested Butte Wellness Fair is here!

Community members in the Gunnison Valley are encouraged to take advantage of free health services available at the Crested Butte Wellness ...

Free help touches the lives of people living with cancer.

People living with cancer, cancer survivors and their families in the Gunnison Valley are set to benefit from a free oncology service ...

Alpine Bank donates $50,000 to kick-start new Medical Arts Building

Gunnison Valley Health is delighted to receive a $50,000 donation from Alpine Bank that will contribute to the development of the new ...

Gunnison Valley Health reduces opioid use as part of a State-wide pilot program

Gunnison Valley Health’s emergency department has spent the last six months participating in a state-wide pilot program reducing the ...

Senior Care Center Groundbreaking August 21

The community is invited to attend a groundbreaking celebration for the new Gunnison Valley Health Senior Care Center on Monday, August 21 ...

August's Healthspot: Concussion Management

Here in the Gunnison Valley we are fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in countless outdoor recreation activities from skiing ...

Gunnison Times features GVH OB Department

A recent article in the Gunnison Country Times featured our recently renovated OB department and highlighted our recent developments to ...

BikeLife: A Community Bike Party

It’s no secret the Gunnison Valley loves bikes. From mountain to road, fixies to fatties, and townies to tandems, if it happens on two ...

2016 Community Health Needs Assessment

Understanding the health needs of our community and what Gunnison Valley Health is doing to address them In the fall of 2016, we conducted a ...

GVH hosts concussion and brain injury event Monday, May 1

Gunnison Valley Health hosts concussion and brain injury event on Monday, May 1 It is estimated that over 25,000 individuals in our region ...