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NMG Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of May 1, 2019

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of May 1, 2019

Donald R. Neel, M.D. Norton Children’s Medical Associates   Tracy Kuzma, APRN Norton Children’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine   Noelle Lang, APRN Norton Children’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine   Jennifer R. Ramsey, APRN Norton Cancer Institute   Laurel A. Robinson, APRN, DNP Norton Immediate Care Centers   Kara E. Saling, APRN, DNP Norton Immediate Care Centers   Nathalie Weis, …

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NMG Glenn E. Lambert Jr., M.D., now provides surgical wound care at Norton Wound Healing Center

Glenn E. Lambert Jr., M.D., now provides surgical wound care at Norton Wound Healing Center

By Rebecca Hall Glenn E. Lambert Jr., M.D., now serves as a wound care surgeon at Norton Wound Healing Center, Norton Medical Plaza II – Brownsboro. Dr. Lambert has worked as a vascular and endovascular surgeon with Norton Healthcare. His wound care experience includes treating and managing chronic wounds caused by vascular disease and serving …

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CME 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium coming in June

2019 Sports Medicine Symposium coming in June

The 2019 Sports Medicine Symposium, provided by Norton Sports Health and KORT, is designed to give physicians, health care providers and athletic trainers the latest scientific and clinical information about sports medicine, including injury prevention, medical and surgical treatments, and rehabilitative therapies for athletes. Continuing education credits will be provided. For more information and to …

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Spine Norton Leatherman Spine receives referrals for simple and complex spine conditions

Norton Leatherman Spine receives referrals for simple and complex spine conditions

By Rebecca Hall The orthopedic spine surgeons at Norton Leatherman Spine are internationally recognized for their expertise in spine care. So, it’s no surprise that they receive referrals for complex spine conditions from physicians throughout the region. Because of their experience in determining which patients need surgery and which patients do not, many referring physicians …

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NMG Meeting African American patients where they are

Meeting African American patients where they are

Diabetes, cancer and heart disease can affect African American patients in Kentucky and Indiana at higher rates than the general population. Recognizing the unique needs of these patients and the critical role a primary care provider plays in addressing them is critical to improving health outcomes in the African American community. Giavonne D. Rondo-Hillman, M.D., …

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NMG Norton Healthcare facilities receive grade A from The Leapfrog Group

Norton Healthcare facilities receive grade A from The Leapfrog Group

Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Brownsboro Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital have each been awarded an A from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F grade to adult-service hospitals across the country, based on their performance in preventing medical errors, injuries, …

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NMG Welcome Nyagon G. Duany, M.D., to Norton Orthopedic Institute

Welcome Nyagon G. Duany, M.D., to Norton Orthopedic Institute

By Rebecca Hall Nyagon G. Duany, M.D., is the newest orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with Norton Orthopedic Institute.  Dr. Duany earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis. She completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Howard University, Washington, D.C., and a sports medicine fellowship with the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. …

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Pulmonary An alternative to lung volume reduction surgery for COPD patients

An alternative to lung volume reduction surgery for COPD patients

Endobronchial lung volume reduction therapy is a new alternative to lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) for many patients. Rather than removing diseased and ineffective lung tissue, endobronchial lung volume reduction therapy uses valves to essentially shut down the most diseased parts of the lung. Interventional pulmonologists place one-way valves in the areas of the lungs …

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Cancer New Comprehensive Lung Center location opens on Norton Brownsboro campus

New Comprehensive Lung Center location opens on Norton Brownsboro campus

Norton Cancer Institute’s Comprehensive Lung Center has opened a second location at Norton Cancer Institute – Brownsboro in northeastern Jefferson County. Providers will see referred patients with abnormal lung findings at the new location on Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 5 p.m. The Comprehensive Lung Center is staffed by specialists in pulmonology, medical oncology, radiation …

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Spine Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) to repair L5/S1 disc

Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) to repair L5/S1 disc

Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) allows surgeons to reach the last lumbar vertebra from the abdomen, allowing for a better fusion and preservation of normal back anatomy. The anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) surgery Tiger Woods had just less than two years before his comeback victory in the 2019 Masters is a less invasive way …

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