Central Kentucky Now Boasts a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery

…Mike Guiler, MD, of Saint Joseph East, employs robotic surgery to enhance precision on minimally invasive procedures. LEXINGTON Central Kentucky can now count itself among the regions that can…

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Marty Luftman, MD, Transitions to a New Practice That’s Just Right

…Calobrace, MD, and feels he now has the ideal situation to continue his work in plastic, cosmetic, and aesthetic surgery. “I’m in a wonderful spa-like facility with the support of…

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Farm-U-See versus Pharm-A-Cy

…users, have coronary artery bypass surgery, even open-heart surgery, stomach stapling, gluten/lactose intolerance, daily insulin injections, kidney dialysis, food allergies, routine colonoscopies, but think of those of us that shop…

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Plastic Surgeons Transplant Tissue Between Identical Twins

…performed simultaneously in a double operating room at Jewish Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, with Craig’s surgery starting at 8:30 am and Adair’s at 11 am. Background Adair, 47, was…

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Welcome to MD-Update, Winter 2018!

…My long-time friend Marty Luftman, MD, is well on his way to a new phase of his plastic and cosmetic surgery practice. Having made the transition from solo practice to…

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2017 Legislation Muddies the Water for Kentucky Physicians and Providers

…or if the medication is prescribed for chronic pain, pain following major surgery or trauma, or pain associated with a cancer diagnosis, hospice, or other end-of-life treatment. Medical necessity for…

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Improved Technology Means Improved Quality of Life for Parkinson’s Patients

…write, to play piano, to eat soup. And even though it is brain surgery, it’s a relatively low-risk surgery.” Neimat, who has implanted several hundred DBS devices, is the chair…

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Changing the Paradigm on Pain Management

…and fellowship in pain management at the University of Louisville (U of L). Lewis earned his Doctor of Medicine, completed a general surgery internship, anesthesia residency, and pain medicine fellowship…

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Enhanced Competence Leads to Enhanced Care

…of Neurological Surgery. Throughout her career, Chandan had noticed how, due to medical advances, the lifespans of those with IDD had greatly increased, but knowledge among clinicians about how to…

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No Pain? Big Gain!

…as relevant specialists, to help identify the source of the pain and plan any available solutions, such as surgery. The most common surgical referrals are to neurosurgeons for back and…

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