Nurse navigator guides patients through bariatric surgery and other weight loss solutions

While public consciousness about healthy habits has grown, Kentucky still has higher-than-average rates of adult and child obesity, heart disease and diabetes. About 228,000 people in the U.S. got bariatric surgery in 2017, up from […]

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Continuing medical education focusing on opioid epidemic now available online

Two presentations from the 2018 R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship, “A Fine Line: Abuse and Addiction,” now are available for viewing online. The annual lectureship took place on Aug. 22, 2018, at The Olmsted in […]

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Norton Women’s Care treats menorrhagia affecting 1 in 5 women

Heavy periods affect one in five women in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Symptoms of a heavy period, called menorrhagia, include soaking through one or more super-size pads or […]

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Norton Cancer Institute – Brownsboro opens

Comprehensive cancer services come together under one roof with focus on patient-centered care fueled by innovative design, advanced technologies and personalized integrated therapies. This new $38 million comprehensive cancer care center in northeastern Jefferson County […]

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Managing the migraine patient: A guide for primary care physicians

Primary care physicians manage most patients with headache disorders but may lack the confidence to diagnose migraine. A study published in the journal Headache reported that one in four patients with IHS-defined migraine did not […]

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Neurosurgeon brings ‘asleep’ deep brain stimulation to Norton Neuroscience Institute

When Abigail J. Rao, M.D., joined Norton Neuroscience Institute in September, she brought a technique for deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, in which a  patient is fully anesthetized. Dr. Rao said “asleep” DBS has many […]

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Why you should refer to Norton Children’s Radiology

Norton Children’s Radiology is composed of ten providers who treat pediatric patients for medical and surgical conditions including trauma, infection, tumors, congenital abnormalities, autoimmune disorders and more. Norton Children’s Radiology clinicians and radiologists are experienced […]

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Norton Cancer Institute awarded three-year accreditation for breast care

In May 2018, the Norton Cancer Institute Breast Health Program was awarded a three-year reaccreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that […]

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Reminder: Register now for the 22nd annual Primary Care Update

Registration is open for the 22nd annual Primary Care Update: A clinical update on the management of the adult patient. Provided by Norton Healthcare, this continuing medical education event will take place Friday, Nov. 9, […]

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Robotics technology proves successful for spine surgery patients

Jeffrey L. Gum, M.D., orthopedic spine surgeon with Norton Leatherman Spine, spoke with Orthopedics This Week at the North American Spine Society (NASS) annual conference about the latest in robotics-assisted surgery. Robotics technology increases reliability, […]

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New clinic will focus on treating epilepsy patients through diet

In 2019, Norton Neuroscience Institute will open a Ketogenic Clinic — the latest expansion in epilepsy services for adults. The Ketogenic Clinic is founded on scientific research and will assist patients in following a traditional […]

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Norton Children’s Heart Institute care highlights

Norton Children’s Heart Institute is growing. We recently added a third pediatric cardiac surgeon, who assumes the leadership role long held by Erle H. Austin III, M.D. Housed in Norton Children’s Hospital, the state’s only […]

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