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Urology has historically been a specialty with mostly male physicians, but more women like Allison Glass, MD, are choosing to make that their specialty. Dr. Glass is joining the urology department with the Hutchinson Clinic in September.
When Wichitan Mike Ellis was diagnosed 25 years ago with keratoconus, a condition in which the cornea becomes misshapen, his treatment options were to monitor its progression and get stronger corrective lenses until the severity of his vision loss would require a corneal transplant.
With the addition of Madan Acharya, MD, to its staff, Wichita-based Heartland Cardiology is expanding its ability to treat patients with arrhythmias and other difficult heart conditions.
More than 225 Kansas infants die before their first birthday, according to a Wichita-based center that researches and implements programs to combat infant mortality. But the good news is that more efforts are being taken by local community groups to help educate parents about factors that can lower the risk for infant mortality.
The Epilepsy Center at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis has achieved two-year accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a Level 3 Epilepsy Center for adults — making it home to the only accredited epilepsy center in the state west of Kansas City.
The burnout rate among Sedgwick County physicians is higher than the national rate, according to a new survey by the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.
If your patient has been diagnosed with severely narrowed aortic valves or aortic stenosis, a cardiologist may likely discuss a minimally invasive procedure called TAVR to replace the valves. The TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) procedure provides a treatment option for those patients considered a medium or high risk for open-heart surgery.
Paul Harrison, MD, a recently retired trauma surgeon in Wichita, has gone to great lengths to raise awareness and funds for eating disorders.
Sometimes for physicians, the adage “do as I say, not as I do” seems fitting when it comes to following recommendations for exercise.
Fry Eye Associates in Garden City has relocated to a new clinic facility adjacent to its surgery center. The new facility offers not only more conveniences, but also allows the practice to grow, says co-owner and ophthalmology specialist Bill Clifford, MD.
As part of a strategy to not only remain competitive but also deliver better community wellness, Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital in El Dorado has added a new motion health service line.
There is a myth when it comes to adult strabismus, commonly known as being cross-eyed, says Michele Riggins, MD, a board-certified neuro-ophthalmologist with Grene Vision group in Wichita since 2012.
Hyperbaric therapy can be a treatment option for the small percentage of male patients who develop hemorrhagic cystitis or proctitis following appropriate radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
For a long time, ophthalmologists had sort of given up on recovering the drainage functions of the trabecular meshwork of a glaucoma patient’s eye.
As part of a new 15-acre medical campus in Derby, Kansas, Rock Regional Hospital is scheduled to begin accepting patients March 20 and construction is set to begin that same month on the first of two office buildings, according to project officials.