Category Archives: Employees

Welcome New Provider, General Surgeon – Chanu Dasari MD

Exciting news for BCH!” Chanu Dasari MD, a board certified General Surgeon has become one of our providers the BCH. He specializes in procedures to treat breast, colorectal, and thyroid cancer; as well as a variety of benign conditions such as hiatal hernia and GI reflux disorder. If you would like to schedule an appointment please call 702-602-6600 or fax referrals to 702-602-6800. Dr Dasari is an ‘in-network’ provider for all major insurers.

Chanu Dasari MD is a board certified General Surgeon, with special interest in minimally invasive techniques. He specializes in procedures to treat breast, colorectal, and thyroid cancer; as well as a variety of benign conditions such as hiatal hernia and GI reflux disorder.

He graduated summa cum laude from University of Missouri, obtaining degrees in Psychology and Medicine. He also studied post-graduate Nanotechnology at Oxford University, UK. His surgical training was completed at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN, and University of California in Sacramento, CA, where he also served as Chief Housestaff Officer. He has published his surgical research in major peer reviewed journals, as well served as an invited lecturer to national conferences and academic committees.

Currently located in Henderson, and now Boulder City, Dr. Dasari’s practice philosophy is “timely, personalized care” to treat the whole person. He will meticulously, and thoughtfully review individual history and records, as well as communicate directly with referring providers. He advocates for patient education and involvement in the medical decision-making process to promote favorable outcomes.

If you would like to schedule an appointment please call 702-602-6600 or fax referrals to 702-602-6800. Dr Dasari is an ‘in-network’ provider for all major insurers.

Community Emergency Response Team

In efforts to work in partnership with the community, during an emergency or disaster; Boulder City Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer Andre Pastian, Emergency Department and Rural Health Clinic Manager Amanda Munson, and Risk Manager Arleen Sheeler completed the 18 hour Southern Nevada CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training. The CERT course is designed to better prepare any citizen to respond and cope with the aftermath of a disaster.

Boulder City Hospital will be hosting this free course this summer on August 3rd and August 10th, 2019. Both days must be completed to earn a certificate of completion.

More information regarding this program can be found at http://www.nvcert.org/home. To receive more information regarding the class hosted at Boulder City Hospital in the  Summer of 2019, please contact Arleen Sheeler at 702-293-4111 Ext 553.

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Boulder City Hospital takes Antimicrobial Stewardship seriously.

Chief Executive Officer Tom Maher poses with the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee; Stephanie West Pharmacy Manager, Jessica Murray Infection Control, and Arleen Sheeler Risk Manager to show his support.

The Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee dressed up for Halloween for the third year to educate, alert staff, patients, and visitors to the importance of proper antibiotic use.

Please visit https://www.cdc.gov/features/antibioticuse/index.html to learn more lifesaving information, regarding one of the most urgent public health threats; antibiotic resistance.

Happy Halloween!

Boulder City Hospital wishes everyone a

It has been a fun day getting to see everyone’s creative and competitive spooky sprits with our Annual Pumpkin decorating contest. We had several departments submit pumpkin entries and our Board of Trustee and Auxiliary voted for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Please congratulate the following teams for their winning entries:

1st place – BCH Primary Care Clinic –  with the creative witches cauldron (cooked up great success)

2nd place ER Admitting –  with a spooky witch from Snow White (even the apples looked tasty)

3rd place Central Supply & HIM –  with ET (they called home with a win)

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The hospital would like to express our gratitude for all of the staff that participated, your efforts have made this last couple of weeks great fun, and put the wish in our work!

Goldie’s Gift Shop Volunteers

On February 3, 2017, Goldie’s Gift Shop volunteers met.  Attendees included Barbara Krause, Rose Turek, Jean Caler, Kathy Calhoun, Sharon Peterson, Peggy Trasatti, June Krohn, Shirley Fletcher, Janine Perkins, Kris Matuska, May Kahl , and Lynda Cave.   They discussed sales, scheduling, and Rebecca Ricksecker expressed the appreciation of the Hospital and its employees for the Gift Shop volunteers.