A Lifetime Commitment for Both Doctor and Patient

LEXINGTON How many surgeons can say their career began with a dare? Rachel Mathis, MD, FACS, can. While dissecting a

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Louisville Travel Guide

LOUISVILLE Surgeons often say they enjoy surgery because they like to fix things. Not surprisingly, that’s what drove Meredith Sweeney,

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Baptist Health Bariatric Surgeon Reaches Milestone

LOUISVILLE John S. Oldham, Jr, MD, reached a major milestone at Baptist Health Louisville having performed his 1,000th Lap Gastric

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Obesity Prevention and Weight Loss a Community Effort

FRANKFORT Excess weight and obesity are serious threats to the health and wellbeing of many people. In Kentucky, over 36%

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Tackling a Head-to-Toe Disease

BARDSTOWN Board-certified surgeon, Robert Farrell, MD, FACS, leads the Weight Loss Surgery program at Flaget Memorial Hospital in Bardstown, Kentucky,

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News – Dec 2018

SEND YOUR NEWS ITEMS TO MD-UPDATE > news@md-update.com Physicians Join KentuckyOne Surgical Associates in Lexington LEXINGTON Rachel Mathis, MD, has

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Bariatric Surgery Today

LOUISVILLE & NEW ALBANY, IN As a state, Kentucky holds the unfortunate title of being one of the fattest of

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Counseling Is the Extra Ingredient

LOUISVILLE “It’s not brain surgery; it’s stomach surgery,” says Melissa Moody, LCSW, behavioral weight management specialist at Norton Weight Management

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Overcoming Obesity Takes a Village

LEXINGTON When it comes to overcoming obesity, it takes a medical village to ensure success. Few understand this better than

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Bluegrass Health Psychology

LEXINGTON Since high school, Jonathan Cole, PhD, ABPP, knew he wanted a career in psychiatry or psychology. His father David

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