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NMG Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of January 1, 2020

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of January 1, 2020

Bassel Alkhalil, M.D. Norton Heart Specialists Medical degree: University of Damascus School of Medicine, Syria Residency: Internal medicine, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland Fellowships: Advanced heart failure and cardiovascular diseases, University of Louisville Amanda W. Carricato, M.D. Norton Breast Radiology Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: Radiology, University of Louisville Fellowship: Breast …

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Heart & Vascular VIDEO: Virtual tour of Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

VIDEO: Virtual tour of Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Young patients with serious heart conditions — and their families — have moved into the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. What does a patient room look like? What does it mean for pediatric heart care for patients from Louisville and the region, including Southern Indiana? Take a look inside the …

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Pediatrics Talking to parents about the pill for a child

Talking to parents about the pill for a child

You’ve seen the look. You’ve suggested a parent’s daughter may benefit from taking birth control. Emphasizing the purposes that have nothing to do with birth control can help explain your recommendation. The pill can regulate certain hormone levels and make life a little more bearable for the young patient. Here’s how the pill can help: …

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NMG Hala Karnib, M.D., takes patient sleep seriously

Hala Karnib, M.D., takes patient sleep seriously

Hala Karnib, M.D., pulmonary diseases and sleep medicine physician, specializes in serious respiratory conditions in the intensive care unit and treating outpatients who have difficulty getting a good night’s sleep. Dr. Karnib found her calling early in life and never strayed from it. Not in grade school. Not in high school. Not in college or …

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NMG Norton Healthcare asking for bond issuance for projects

Norton Healthcare asking for bond issuance for projects

By Kate Eller Norton Healthcare is asking Louisville Metro government to approve the issuance of $600 million in bonds that will be used on capital spending across the system as well as refinancing of existing bonds at a lower rate. These bonds are the sole responsibility of Norton Healthcare and do not burden the city …

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Neuroscience Norton Neuroscience Institute recognized as multiple sclerosis leader

Norton Neuroscience Institute recognized as multiple sclerosis leader

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has presented Norton Neuroscience Institute with its 2019 Leadership award. Norton Healthcare received the honor for its continued commitment and dedication to treating those living with MS. “The team at Norton Neuroscience Institute has supported people living with MS for years, providing care, education and resources,” said Sherry Bramucci, director, …

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Neuroscience Anna V. Bite, D.O., joins Norton Neuroscience Institute

Anna V. Bite, D.O., joins Norton Neuroscience Institute

Anna V. Bite, D.O., has joined Norton Neuroscience Institute as a neurologist with a special interest in multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system. Those conditions include transverse myelitis, optic neuritis, neuromyelitis optica (NMO), neurosarcoidosis, NMDA-receptor encephalitis and central nervous system vasculitis. Dr. Bite also has specialized training in the management …

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Heart & Vascular Walter L. Sobczyk, M.D., specializes in treating adults born with a heart condition

Walter L. Sobczyk, M.D., specializes in treating adults born with a heart condition

Walter L. Sobczyk, M.D., pediatric cardiologist with Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, has treated hundreds of children born with life-threatening heart abnormalities. Thanks to advances in surgery and treatment over the last decades, most of these children are now living into adulthood. “Some of these heart conditions are very serious, …

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Cancer Norton Cancer Institute radiation oncology reaccredited by ACR

Norton Cancer Institute radiation oncology reaccredited by ACR

The radiation oncology team at Norton Cancer Institute recently was granted reaccreditation in radiation therapy for a three-year term by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Radiation therapy uses radiation and advanced technology delivered precisely to treat cancer. Patients can rely on the ACR accreditation gold seal as an indicator of the highest level of …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 10: Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment.

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 10: Migraine: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Episode 10 of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Migraine:  Diagnosis and Treatment,” discusses migraine headaches, which affect 12% of Americans and are a top diagnosis for physician visits. This episode will help providers recognize the symptoms of migraines, understand how to treat migraines and know when to refer to a neurologist. Moderator …

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