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Doctors' Day Winners!


CENTRAL VALLEY – Patients throughout the Central Valley shared their excellent experiences with physicians from Adventist Health / Central Valley Network during a Doctors’ Day contest in March.

The entries were placed into a random drawing for a chance to win an Amazon Echo or Google Home. Two winners were selected: one from the Kings and Kern counties area and one from the Fresno, Tulare and Madera counties area 

The winners were Yucemia Spindola, a patient of Dr. Carlos Bayardo’s, who practices at Adventist Health / Community Care – Parlier Newmark; and Tara Hall of Hanford, who praised Dr. Mark Hoffman for the care he provided when she was rushed by ambulance to the Adventist Medical Center – Hanford Emergency Department.

Here are their entries:

“I am writing to enter my experience with Dr. [Carlos] Bayardo. He is a great doctor and a wonderful person to have as my family doctor. He helped me and my daughter.” ~Yucemia Spindola, Parlier patient

“I was brought in by ambulance to Adventist Health ER. To say I was scared, was an understatement. Upon arrival, I was immediately put into a room and nurse Adam and Dr. [Mark] Hoffman came right in. They talked to me about what was going on, told me what tests they were going to run, and got right on it! Everything happened very quickly, for which I am very appreciative, as I was I was in severe pain and thought it was my heart. Dr. Hoffman was very comforting, explained everything that was going on, and came back several times throughout the evening to check on me. [The next day], Dr. Hoffman personally called me to see how I was doing, said he was worried about me and wanted to make sure I was feeling better, and asked if I had any questions. I'm very appreciative for the care I received by Dr. Hoffman and the ER staff!” ~Tara Hall, Hanford patient