For people in their 40s, bone health becomes more important

Besides exercise, diet and lifestyle choices, bone health is of critical importance as we age. A house is only as strong as its foundation, and bones are the body’s foundation. People reach peak bone density […]

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New evidence-based guidelines published for perioperative spine surgery assessments

New evidence-based guidelines covering five key perioperative spine assessments were issued recently by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The guidelines, published in the medical journal Neurosurgery, provide insight on the following: Preoperative osteoporosis assessment Preoperative […]

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Pediatric aortic and mitral valve repair versus replacement

Repairing the aortic and mitral valves of children is not as common as replacement with mechanical or tissue valves, but it has distinct advantages. If we can keep the child’s own tissue and have good […]

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Drug targeting prostate cancer cells to deliver radioisotope prolongs survival in trial

A cutting-edge new treatment specifically targets prostate cancer cells to deliver a tumor-killing radioisotope and helped extend patients’ lives longer in an international clinical trial (VISION Study), according to a study published in the New […]

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William B. Evans, M.D., joins Norton Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville, offering endoscopic therapy expertise

William B. Evans, M.D., FASGE, has joined Norton Gastroenterology Consultants of Louisville, providing experience in therapeutic endoscopy and a vision to lift the overall excellence of gastroenterology care. After completing a fellowship in advanced therapeutic […]

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Teamwork for placenta accreta and other complicated deliveries

Karen Reed, M.D., has been delivering the babies in high-risk pregnancies for more than three decades and still feels the exhilaration of such a meaningful medical role. “It’s the excitement of something new, a new […]

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September 2021 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Dylan C. Brock, M.D. Pediatric Neurology Jessica Ford, D.O. Neonatology Roddy D. McDowell Jr., M.D. Pediatric Cardiology Delwyn E. McOmber, M.D. Pediatric Cardiology Kristin E. Reeve, M.D. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Julia S. Spalding, M.D. Neonatology Lindsey […]

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Offering the latest childhood brain tumor therapies so kids and their families don’t have to travel far from home

Brain tumors are now the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among children. Year after year, Kentucky ranks among states with the highest incidence of children with brain tumors, and Kentucky currently ranks third in the [...]

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Specialized physical rehab technology in Louisville

Cressman Neurological Rehabilitation, a part of at Norton Neuroscience Institute, now has expanded offerings, including technology and treatments you can’t find anywhere closer than Louisville. It is located in a newly opened space at Norton […]

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Patient benefits of the Norton Cancer Institute’s multidisciplinary clinics

At Norton Cancer Institute, our goal is to have newly diagnosed cancer patients meet all the potential providers who could be part of their care. With that in mind — and more — we’ve established multidisciplinary […]

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Focusing quality pediatric heart care on what can be done better

Traditionally, quality improvement for surgeons focuses on cases that did not go as planned. These cases are dissected at weekly morbidity and mortality meetings. A little more than a year ago, Norton Children’s Heart Institute, […]

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September 2021 Norton Medical Group new providers

Nisha Aggarwal, M.D. Internal Medicine Basel M. Altoos, M.D. Radiation Oncology Audree A. Anciro, M.D. Hospital Medicine David Beneigh, M.D. Hospital Medicine Lauren M. Fader, M.D. Orthopedic Surgery Nicholas Jackson, M.D. General Surgery Parth Jadav, […]

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