September 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Luke A. Beggs, M.D. Orthopedic Sports Medicine Angelo A. Ciliberti Jr., M.D. Rheumatology Amber Z. Deptola, M.D. Internal Medicine Hassan Khan, M.D., MPH Electrophysiology Kathryn J. McCarthy Mullooly, M.D. Spine Surgery Kenechukwu O. Obiokoye, M.D. […]

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Dementia care for communities of color

Dementia is an umbrella term that includes a range of symptoms associated with cognitive decline. Perhaps one of the best known and most common types — Alzheimer’s dementia — represents 60% to 80% of all […]

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The window of stroke care

Time saved is brain saved when it comes to stroke care. “Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S,” said Shervin R. Dashti, M.D., Ph.D., endovascular neurosurgeon and spine surgeon at […]

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Lowering insulin is a crucial part of losing excess body weight

Physicians understand the importance of continuing medical education (CME), because it keeps them abreast of new developments in their specialties. CME also can fill in the gaps of a traditional medical school education. That’s one […]

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Imaging could lead to further expansion of tPA window

Additional data could lead to stronger guidelines extending the tPA window for ischemic strokes beyond the current 4½ hour limit in coming years, according to a Norton Neuroscience Institute stroke specialist. A common scenario faced [...]

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Iron supplements for all pregnant patients, regardless of race, can help prevent anemia

Iron supplementation is recommended for all patients at the beginning of their pregnancy, regardless of a patient’s race, and all obstetricians at Norton Healthcare should follow this guidance. Updated guidance for anemia in pregnancy In […]

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New approach to left atrial appendage occlusion

A group of Norton Healthcare physicians is using a novel approach to mitral valve repair. Research has shown that many patients with suture-based left atrial appendage surgical ligation have incomplete closure that puts them at […]

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August 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Nathaniel R. Beachy, M.D. Neurology Domenic R. Craner, M.D. General Surgery Alden Chase Currier, D.O. Internal Medicine Andrew D. Doering, M.D. Urogynecology Justin Gorski, M.D. Gynecologic Oncology Caitlin A. Grace, M.D. Internal Medicine Kevin A. […]

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Amplified cardiopulmonary recordings as a music therapy intervention

Bereaved family members of adult oncology patients appear to have moderate acceptance and use of amplified cardiopulmonary recordings (ACPR) when created in the context of ongoing music therapy treatment, according to a recently published study. […]

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A gynecologist’s guide to menopausal hormone therapy

Menopausal hormone therapy requires a customized approach to each patient that considers not only their clinical presentation and symptom severity, but the risks and benefits of hormone replacement, risk factors and the patient’s personal feelings […]

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Norton Healthcare provides multiple resources to help breastfeeding mothers

Fewer mothers in Kentucky are giving their children valuable nutrients through breastfeeding, according to the latest data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Immunization Surveys and the U.S. Department of […]

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Leading advancements in spine care and helping patients

In the years after World War II, Kenton D. Leatherman, M.D., pioneered new approaches to treating scoliosis. More than half a century later, we are doing our best to carry forward that legacy of innovative [...]

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