Winter 2018

Living Proof

Lauren's algorithm to a cancer-free life

Though a genetic mutation may have stacked the odds against her, Lauren Speegle and her medical team are taking extra measures to help keep her cancer-free.

Giving GERD the

One-Two Punch

Dr. Robert's long-term battle with heartburn

Sitting ringside at a boxing match, Jeff Roberts, M.D., is eagerly watching both competitors in their respective corners. It's the end of the eight round, and it's been a close fight. Coming straight from his busy medical practice, he skipped dinner. Not long ago, eating too close to bedtime would almost always mean severe burning his chest.

Join the Orange Coast Memorial Foundation for the 14th Annual Fall Gala and make a difference in the health of our community. Enjoy an evening of fine dining, musical entertainment, dancing, and live and silent auctions. For sponsorship and ticket information, call Samantha Durbin at (714) 378-7422.

14th Annual Fall Gala

Balboa Bay Resort  •  10.15.17  •  6 pm

A podcast with Dr. Iqbal



Listen to Dr. Iqbal discuss emerging technology and treatments for GERD.

MemorialCare is a nonprofit integrated healthcare delivery system that includes leading hospitals – Long Beach Medical Center, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Community Medical Center Long Beach, Orange Coast Medical Center, and Saddleback Medical Center; award-winning medical groups – MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians; Seaside Health Plan; and convenient outpatient health centers, imaging centers, breast centers, surgical centers, and dialysis centers throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties.