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Nat Sherrill Story

When Nat was visiting Placerville from out of town, he passed out in the middle of the night. He was rushed to Marshall where they treated him for a bleeding ulcer.

Brooke and Justin's Birth Story

When Brooke experienced complications after giving birth to her daughter, Blair, the Marshall Birth Center sprung into action.


Marshall Birth Center

Terra Edwards had her first baby, Henry at the Marshall Birth Center. Watch her describe her experience in this short video.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Byron Slavin went from heart patient to Boston Marathon finisher, all in under a year. Through sheer determination and a lot of hard work, he partnered with Marshall Cardiac Rehabilitation and exercise physiologist Reggie Higashi to meet his goal.

Cancer Center

Janet Henke was diagnosed with an aggressive form of uterine cancer in 2016. Today she’s cancer-free. In between, she learned the care from Marshall Medical Center's cancer specialists goes far beyond medicine.

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

A torn knee ligament brought Kevin Oliver to Marshall Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. On his journey from reconstructive surgery to total recovery, he discovered quality customer service makes for a positive outcome.

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Recent treatment for kidney stones

On going kidney stone issues led me back to Marshall to undergo shockwave surgery last week. All through the out patient procedure, I was met with compassionate and expert hospital personal. Beginning with the receptionist, to the pre-op nurse Jillian, the operating room nurse Jeff, the anesthesiologist Dr. Kerr, the post-op nurse Willow, and the recovery nurse Teresa, all were comforting and sensitive to my needs. My urologist, Dr. Montorello, and the shockwave treatment expert were professional, thorough, and respectful . Dr. Montorello has a direct, yet calm manner that readily puts one at ease. An emergency situation in 2017 for kidney stones at Marshall, with Dr. Montorello, was equally as professional and committed to my well being. Thank you for your dedication to high quality care that keeps humanity at its core!

/ Somerset, CA
ER Staff amazing

We are walking though some very difficult moments with an aging grandma. The Staff in the ER have been amazing in providing loving high quality care for grandma. Wendy R was compassionate and kind when grandma was ranting and raving and lashing out against the family and ER staff. Eileen A, Jill L, Dr Oliaro and the security staff were sweet and gentle when we returned a few weeks later with a broken hip. We really appreciate knowing that we have a incredible place to bring grandma when a higher level of care is needed. We love the respect that is given when grandma is acting out, we know she would be mortified if she had any idea how she was acting. Thank you for all the love and care not only given to grandma but to the tired family as well. We are blessed to have you in our community.

/ Placerville, CA
ER Fast track is wonderful

We came to the ER for a very non emergent issue. We had the blessing of having Lisa and Wendy in triage. They were so kind to my son, who was the patient. Our wait time was great and we were able to be seen by fast track. The very best part of our visit was the Fast track staff!!! NP Katrina and nurse Shelly were EXCEPTIONAL!!!! My son had poison oak on his face in his ear and in his groin. The care he received was wow worthy. They were educational and kind. The empathy and privacy shown to my teen son I will never forget. They empowered him in allowing him to make choices about his health care. I want to give a HUGE thank you to nurse Shelly and NP Katrina. You two are the very reason that Marshall in as exceptional as it is. We will never forget your kind professionalism. What an asset you are to Marshall and this community. Thank you from our family!

/ Placerville, CA
Supportive, informative and caring

My mother recently passed away at the ICU unit at Marshall's. I can't say enough positive things about the quality of her care and the support and comfort the nurses and all the staff provided her and our family. The ICU lead doctor, Dr. Tirumala, and the nursing staff during her weeklong ordeal were informative and supportive to our family, and worked to provide our mother comfort and dignity during this very difficult time. I can't list all the nurses, but David was remarkably supportive and gentle for the majority of her time, and Jody was a comfort to her and the family as she passed away. We are very thankful for their help to us all during this very difficult time. In addition to the ICU department, all doctors and staff from the ER (physician, Dr. Randhawa) and her surgeon, Dr. Thayer, provided excellent care, support, and comfort.

/ Cameron Park, CA
Amazing Experience

My husband and I had a FANTASTIC experience at Marshall Birth Center. First, we decided to take a tour of the facility before our baby was born - when you go in, you’re greeted by a friendly admin staff. The center has spacious, private rooms with a pull out bed for your significant other to sleep in, a huge jetted tub to relax in (as much as you can) during labor, access to some basic food items (my hubby appreciated this), birthing and peanut balls to help assist with labor, and most importantly, the BEST nursing staff ever. We had to come in several times before the birth of our baby to do some NSTs to make sure our babe was doing ok, so we had the chance to meet a lot of staff and see a lot of the different things they do for a mom when she comes to the hospital. Melissa and Haley were the NST nurses we saw, and they were friendly and eased our concerns when we didn’t know what was going on. When it came time for the big event to happen, we checked in for an early induction and were cared for by Kristy, Mariam, Rachel, and Peyton. I don’t know if I could say enough good things about these 4 wonderful ladies. They made my 32 hour labor seem like a piece of cake- in fact, they had me laughing and joking most of the time (even between pushes). Not only were they extremely informative and kept me knowing what was going, but they comforted me when they could see I was stressed or in pain and they truly made it a pleasant experience. I would be friends with each of them outside of this experience, and I actually miss them now that I am not in the hospital! Not only did they completely cater to my needs and emotions, but they also really eased my husband’s mind and made this a “fun” and less stressful event for him as well, which helped me relax. My doctors, Dr. Cherry and Dr. Tobin-Williams were also wonderful; kept me informed of my options for pain managements and were friendly and familiar faces (since I had seen both of them while pregnant). Ariel, the anesthesiologist, was friendly and professional, and came in a day later to check on me and baby to make sure everything was going ok, which was very appreciated. Our two pediatricians, Dr. Rendla and Dr. Christiansen, were great with our baby, very informative, and both my husband and I feel incredibly comfortable with either of them treating our baby for the next several years of his childhood. Nanci, Katie, and Sharon were our postpartum nurses and were also very informative about what to expect when taking baby home (they all swaddled like pros!) and made sure our stay was as comfortable as possible. Jamie and Christine, were our two amazing lactation consultants. Jamie was SO sweet and helpful in the hospital, showing me how to get the proper latch, talking me through proper diet for someone in my situation (breastfeeding with PCOS), and she checked up on us before we left to make sure we had everything figured out. Christine called to check up a few days later to make sure everything was still going well and ask if I had any questions, and was so friendly and nice- I know that if I ever have any concerns, I can call them without any fear of judgement or being embarrassed. Also wanted to mention how appreciative we were for the friendly interactions with Lisa and Jessica, charge nurses, and the housekeeping staff (I didn’t catch their names) who brought my meals, took out garbages, and made sure we had enough clean linens and pillows. The smallest things made a huge difference. Thank you very much to everyone Marshall Birth Center!

/ Placerville, CA
Excellent hip replacement experience!

My experience from initial evaluation to currently 1 week post-operative has been nothing less than amazing. Dr. Beamer and P.A. Barocio at the Marshall Orthopedic and Sports Center in El Dorado Hills, CA found severe damage to my right hip joint and recommended surgery. Having experienced several surgical procedures in several different hospitals in past years I was less than enthused. Preoperative paperwork was provided and any assistance I needed was provided. In one case, I needed a final blood draw which was done a week in advance but apparently not submitted to Dr. Beamer. His staff contacted me to remind me of the requirement, and when informed of the time crunch, the staff set an appointment at Marshall Hospital in order to prevent postponement. Professionalism , positivity, honestly addressing concerns, and level of care experienced there inspired increasing confidence leading to completion of surgery Dec 31, 2018. Every member of Marshall Staff, from the surgeon, anesthesiologist, surgical staff, RN’s and MA’s, physical therapists, housekeeping, and cafeteria demonstrated courteous and respectful care, an experience that was confirmed by speaking with my post operative roommate who had been there 8 days. While this may not be consistent across all patients experiencing this surgery, my pain level was minimum, even when they took me out to try a walk. Four months prior, I was my mother’s surgical buddy for the same procedure in a different hospital, and while satisfactory, the level of care was not the same. She has since joked with me that she was jealous! After care has been excellent as well, with RN’s checking and caring for the wound twice weekly, and physical therapy once per week. My wife and greatest treasure will require orthroscopic knee surgery, and I am so grateful to know Dr. Beamer, his staff, Marshall Hospital, and their staff will be there for her. Any reservations and concerns I had for her treatment and recovery have been dissipated by the unbelievable care I have experienced from start to near completion of my process. Although I am aware patient experiences are subjective, I commend the professionalism, respectful, compassionate, and caring treatment received at their hands, and highly recommend their services.

/ Placerville, CA
I really appreciate the care and kindness I received from all my care givers.

I fell and broke my ankle on May 25th. EMTs arrived quickly and I took an ambulance to the ER. The ER staff attended to me quickly with care. I had surgery on June 5th. The pre-op, surgery and recovery staff were great. They kept me comfortable and gave me great care. I ended up staying overnight due to pain management. All of the nurses and aids that attended to me were very nice and caring. I really appreciate the care and kindness I received from all my care givers. Thank you for making this experience easier to get through. Joy

/ Cameron Park, CA
The ER team was right on target

I fell 12 ft off a ladder when my knee gave out on me. I ripped my arm open severing an artery, sprained my entire spine and messed up my left knee revision. EMTs were fast, efficient and professional. The ER team was right on target taking care of my body, extremely efficient, organized and thorough! The medical officer that stitched me up, did a beautiful job! The staff nurse taking care of my IV and every need is a hard worker and very efficient! Thank you so much Marshall ER! All of you make an outstanding team!

/ Georgetown, CA
Total hip replacement, overnight stay, great care

Last week I had a total hip replacement and the process from intake through surgery and hospital stay couldn't have been better. The surgerical staff, headed by Dr. Beamer, put me at ease at every step, fully explaining what would be happening and what to expect. Transfer to recovery and then to the hospital floor went smoothly and efficiently. I would like to recognize two individuals who I felt went above and beyond expectations in providing aspects of my hospital care. RN Teri not only provided excellent care but took the time to connect with me as a person as well as a patient. Her personable approach put me at ease, at the same time I was confident that I was receiving the best care. The second person, Ana, was an aide during the overnight shift. She also provided great care, and in a manner that was respectful of the overnight hours and approached me in a very kind and thoughtful way that minimized disruption during the night. My great experience is continuing with Marshall Home Care. Both the nurses and the physical therapist are providing very thorough and effective care. My experience, from start to finish, with Marshall Medical Center was excellent. I was treated respectfully by all staff who were personable and professional.

/ Placerville, CA
I must say I have never been so comfortable with a doctor on my first visit.

I must say I have never been so comfortable with a doctor on my first visit. Dr. Loni Jay is kind, caring, and took the time to learn about me and explain in detail the direction we are going in to treat my medical concerns. I highly recommend Dr. Jay to anyone.

/ Placerville, CA
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