Donor Story – Hybrid OR

Hybrid OR

In 2015, long-time Kelowna residents Jim and Kathy Rogers gave a gift to support the acquisition of the Hybrid Operating Room (OR) at Kelowna General Hospital. A year later, a fall from his horse put Jim in the very room he helped fund where the vascular team of surgeons were able to repair his heart, and save his life.

Interior Heart & Surgical Centre

Home to 12 surgical specialties providing world class surgical care to over 750,000 people living throughout the Interior, the IHSC has 15 state-of-the-art operating rooms designed for an array of complex surgeries and procedures. The combination of technologies not only changes the landscape for patient care in the here-and-now, it creates opportunities for innovation in surgical approaches and procedures that were once unimaginable, providing a platform for training the next generation of cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons.


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