Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, killing more men and women than any other type. However, when found in its early stages, it can be very treatable.
With the growing prevalence and seriousness of pulmonary disease, along with better diagnostic procedures, Via Christi Clinic has expanded its Pulmonology department to six physicians.
The puzzles and patient care opportunities inherent in rheumatology sparked a passion in Maya Estephan, MD, during her internal medicine residency rotation at the Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinics of Kansas (ARCK).
The transfer process for patients to any of Via Christi’s three acute-care hospitals in Wichita is much easier since the launch of Via Christi Direct, a 24/7 control center designed to efficiently integrate operating services and seamlessly place inbound patients.
Surgical Specialists is no stranger to Wichita.
It’s clear the moment one steps into the new Wesley Children’s Hospital: These halls were made with a child’s physical and emotional healing in mind.
On May 3, 97-year-old Myrtle Humble underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis. The procedure has brought renewed hope for patients whose hearts are failing because of severe aortic stenosis.
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.