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The impact of a hard hit can last far beyond initial concussion symptoms.
In her training, Melanie Rohr, MD, has learned to pay attention to subtle symptoms, tracing their causes in order to target the best possible courses of treatment for patients suffering arthritic pain.
The annual Kidney Walk brings patients, families, physicians, medical staff and the greater Wichita community together.
Kansas Kids Heart Center’s (KKHC’s) commitment to compassionate, state-of-the-art care for children and young adults has built up the Wichita practice’s client base and reputation since Mohamad Al-Ahdab, MD, FAAP, CCDS, founded the practice in 2010.
Emergency care is foundational in any healthcare system, and Wesley Healthcare has consistently expanded and enhanced emergency care services to meet the needs of the Wichita community and the region.
Serenity Home Health is in a class by itself when it comes to both quality indicators and patient rankings. The company is the only one in Kansas, and one of only 30 in the nation, to receive the Double Five-Star ranking for home health providers.
Any unexplained episode of losing consciousness should be evaluated by a specialist. Shilpa Kshatriya, MD, FACC, says the cause of such an episode could be syncope, the temporary loss of consciousness followed by almost immediate recovery.
Autologous breast reconstruction — using a patient’s own skin and fat instead of implants — is now an option for breast cancer patients seeking care in Wichita.
The fellowship-trained physicians of Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinics of Kansas, LLC, (ARCK) have a well-established reputation in Wichita for their dedication to relieving pain and suffering by providing advanced specialty care in a compassionate and efficient manner. In response to growing need for those services, ARCK will expand its practice in Wichita this summer and open a second location in the Kansas City, Kansas, area.
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a wonder of modern medicine. PD is a form of treatment for kidney disease in which waste products and excess fluid buildup are removed from the body. Using the peritoneal membrane already in a patient’s body, it acts as a filter — functioning similarly to a “third kidney.”
Patient care is at the forefront of each decision made by the staff of Kansas Medical Clinic, PA, and KMC’s Topeka-based Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Center has adopted the practice of providing patients with the best care and treatment that medical technology can offer.
Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita recently became the second hospital in Kansas to earn designation by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC), the highest level of stroke care certification offered by the independent accrediting and certification agency.
The aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery fields are always changing and pushing the bounds of what is possible. As popular procedures increasingly become less invasive, plastic surgery procedures of all types continue to grow in popularity, with more patients seeking the advantages such procedures offer. These include not only physical but emotional benefits.
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Via Christi Health — which already offers a gamut of cancer services ranging from national clinical trials to the latest in treatment options — continues to add new components to help physicians and patients fight cancer.
In fall 2005, Via Christi Health opened a 4,000-square-foot CyberKnife Center in Wichita — an investment made to ensure that regional cancer patients had a full complement of high-tech, close-to-home treatment options.
Over 50 million men and approximately 30 million women suffer from pattern baldness or thinning hair. While hair loss does not carry the social stigma it once did, for many it is a major cause of stress, especially among individuals who feel helpless to find solutions or who feel solutions are few or ineffective. Hair restoration is a deeply personal process but one that, according to Meena Singh, MD, of KMC Hair Center in Shawnee, Topeka and Leawood, can yield incredibly positive results.
Greater comfort, increased accessibility and innovative technologies are the drivers behind EPIC heart & Surgery Center, Wichita’s first and only freestanding outpatient heart & surgery center, which opened Oct. 1.
Identifying future medical needs of the community and making it a singular mission to meet those needs has been the driving force behind Wesley Medical Center for more than 100 years. This spirit of forward-thinking care is at the heart of its current effort to grow its oncology program to meet Increasing demand for cancer services in Wichita and throughout Kansas and Northern Oklahoma.
Kansas Nephrology Physicians (KNP) has always believed in providing superior patient care, and the needs of the patient community have always been its top priority. The practice, which supports 15 clinic locations, has grown to eight physicians after recently welcoming Bassem H. Rouphael, MD, and Rayane Nassar, MD.