Treasure Coast Medical Report
Harper Johansen was treated in Lawnwood’s pediatric emergency room for
a concussion after hitting her head on a tile floor.
LAWNWOOD CHILDREN’S SERVICES
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit opens with six beds.
Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit opens with 5 beds.
Pediatric Emergency Room opens with 11 beds.
Pediatric Emergency Room expands from
11 beds to 13 private rooms.
New Vision Eye Center Welcomes Retina Surgeon
Robert Reinauer, M.D., to their Team
N ew Vision Eye Center and Dr. Roger Meyer, medical director
of New Vision Retina Center, welcomes Robert M. Reinauer,
M.D. as a new addition to their team. In his role, Dr. Reinauer will
provide comprehensive eye care at the Vero Beach eye center
with a focus on the surgical care of the retina, including retinal
detachments, as well as medical treatment of dry and wet
macular degeneration and diabetic eye care.
Dr. Reinauer joins New Vision Eye Center after six years of postgraduate
training, including a two-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal
Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Reinauer completed his residency in Ophthalmology at
Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, MI, in June 2013. Prior, he interned
at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals in Houston, TX,
with an emphasis on internal medicine.
Dr. Reinauer attended medical school at The University of Texas
Health Science Center School of Medicine in San Antonio and
received his undergrad degree from The University of Texas.
In addition to his comprehensive education, Dr. Reinauer speaks
medical Spanish and has completed several ophthalmology
mission trips to Latin America. In 2008, he visited Altamira, Mexico,
with the Medical Ministry International (MMI), and in 2009 and
2011 visited Montemorelos, Mexico, also with MMI.
Dr. Reinauer is a member of the American Academy of
Ophthalmology (AAO) and holds a medical license from the Texas
Medical Board in addition to Florida. He has been published in
both Retina Times and Review of Ophthalmology.
New Vision Eye Center, located at 1055 37th Place, Vero Beach,
is a 19,000-square foot center devoted entirely to ophthalmology.
Our experienced surgeons, nurse anesthetists, registered nurses,
and surgical ophthalmic technicians have worked together for
well over a decade. We provide our patients with a total surgical
experience, beginning with consultation, then pre-operative
evaluation, and finally the surgery. All follow-up care is provided
by our board certified ophthalmologists at the same location. Our
focus is on safety, efficiency, technology and the overall quality of
the patient experience.
For more information about New Vision Eye Center, call
772.257.8700 or visit our website at newvisioneyecenter.com.
Johansen, who lives in the Tradition community in western
Port St. Lucie, bypassed two closer hospitals on that July day
to go to Lawnwood because an earlier visit, when Harper
was ill from a virus, had convinced her that “that was going
to be where we’d go from then on,” she said.
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in
Fort Pierce is the only hospital on the Treasure Coast with
an emergency room specifically for children. Staffed with
pediatric specialists, it comes with child-sized gowns and
equipment, colorful, child-friendly furnishings and walls,
and a backup of pediatric specialists in 14 areas of expertise,
including anesthesia, cardiology, critical care, neurology and
neurosurgery, plastic surgery and more.
The children’s ER, which opened in June 2014, was an im- >>
CHILDREN’S HEALTH CARE