Tackling a Head-to-Toe Disease

after surgery that really determines their results. Weight is lost the same way it’s gained — one pound at a time,” she says. Not a Quick Fix Weight loss surgery

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Jewish Hospital Celebrates 55 Years of Saving Lives Through Organ Transplantation

…Program Director, and Transplant Surgery Division Chief at University of Louisville Physicians – Transplantation Surgery and the UofL School of Medicine. “Being the transplant center of choice is not possible…

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Fast-Tracking Results for Heart Patients

…many of the critical-care patients were sent from local medical centers to Nashville or Louisville, only to be told that open-heart surgery was their only option. Aware of newer treatment…

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A Wake-Up Call for Cardiovascular Health

…as many dentists are not familiar with billing for medical devices and are not in network. Surgery has been offered for OSA for years. Some of the earlier surgeries seemed…

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Events – Mar 2019

…impact in the community is also honored. This year, the Physician Service Award was awarded to Mary Ellen Shields, MD, CHI Saint Joseph Medical Group – Surgery, who has cared…

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Lexington Medical Society Foundation Distributes Grants to Area Charities

…hospitalized children; Surgery on Sunday, which provides outpatient surgery for uninsured or underinsured individuals in and around Fayette county at no charge to the patient; and Lexington Medical Society Physician…

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Women with Heart

…art. It used to be just about opening up blockages. That was the mainstay in cardiology, but now it’s not just a surgery option. Many heart problems can be fixed…

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Dream Job

…sleep apnea. “Studies have shown that a year or more after the surgery, the sleep apnea will come back,” he says. “Surgery is never curative for sleep apnea. Probably less…

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News – Jan 2019

…of Thoracic Surgery Shari Meyerson, MD LEXINGTON Accomplished thoracic surgeon and nationally known educator Shari Meyerson, MD, has joined UK HealthCare as the new chief of thoracic surgery. Meyerson will…

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Saint Joseph Hospital and Saint Joseph East Offering New Spiritual Care Partners Program

…theological reflection, and world religions. “You have to go into each room differently and assess the situation – some are recovering from surgery and don’t want to talk while others…

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