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

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

Priscilla Owusu, M.D. Norton Community Medical Associates – Fern Creek Medical degree: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut Residency: Internal medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut Molly Maggard Brockman, M.D. Norton Community Medical Associates – Shepherdsville Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: Internal medicine and pediatrics, University of …

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CME ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 9: Provider wellness and resilience

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 9: Provider wellness and resilience

Episode nine of the “MedChat” podcast is now available. This episode, “Addressing Provider Wellness and Resilience,” discusses the topic of more than half of U.S. doctors experiencing at least one symptom of burnout and a significant worsening of dissatisfaction in recent years. Physician stress and burnout can impact the quality of patient care as well …

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

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

Anna V. Bite, D.O. Norton Neurology Specialists Medical degree: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Missouri Residency: Neurology, Larkin Community Hospital, South Miami, Florida Fellowship: Multiple sclerosis and neuroimmunology, OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus Merilda Blanco-Guzman, M.D. Norton Infectious Disease Specialists Medical degree: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic Residency: Internal …

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NMG All Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

All Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals nationally recognized with an ‘A’ for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

All four Norton Healthcare adult-service hospitals were awarded an “A” in the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. This national distinction recognized the achievements of Norton Hospital in downtown Louisville, Norton Audubon Hospital, Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, and Norton Brownsboro Hospital in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group …

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