Loyalty to a Career He Loves and Leadership That Cares

Mokhtiar B. is an emergency room veteran, with more than 20 years of experience helping others. It all started when his father suffered a heart attack. Mokhtiar found himself in the cardiac unit of a hospital watching over his father, fascinated by the machine that was helping him stay alive. That’s when Mokhtiar decided he was going to pursue a career in healthcare.

He began working in an emergency room setting in 1999 and started attending a paramedic school program until life got in the way and a shoulder injury caused him to be out of work for three years.

Do hearing aids make a difference? Read what Toni discovered

Toni Montoya noticed she was having difficulty hearing others months before she scheduled an appointment with an ear, nose and throat specialist near her.

“I’m sorry, when is the next meeting?” she would ask. “Could you please repeat that?” she said more times than she could remember.

Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital Names David Mork as Chief Executive Officer


ALBUQUERQUE – November 12, 2021 – Lovelace Health System has named David Mork, FACHE, as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, effective November 15, 2021.

Lovelace Regional Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade


ROSWELL, November 10, 2021 —Lovelace Regional Hospital (LRH) received an “A” safety grade in the Fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report, a national distinction recognizing its achievements protecting patients from harm and error in the hospital,  This is the second safety grade “A” in a row for LRH.

Caring for our community at Lovelace Medical Center

Caring for our community at Lovelace Medical Center

Heart Hospital of New Mexico is the First Hospital in the U.S. to Combine Pre-Procedure Localization Technology with Robotic Platform


ALBUQUERQUE – October 29, 2021 – Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center recently performed the country’s first robotic navigation cardiac ablation combined with pre-procedure arrhythmia localization, resulting in more precise treatment and reduced procedure time.

Bernadette Shares Her Breast Cancer Journey

Lovelace Women's Hospital Breast Care Center and The Anita Salas Memorial Fund Partnership

Playing Chess with Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, J.B. shared her breast cancer story with us. Now read her recollection of meeting her surgeon and a piece she wrote that was inspired by the Netflix series, “The Queen’s Gambit”.


My Surgeon