July 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Karyn R. Watters, M.D. Occupational and Environmental Medicine Mary Spiker, PA-C Medical Oncology Stephen J. Buckner, APRN Internal Medicine Katelynn O’Daniel, APRN Endocrinology Deanna Valdivia, APRN Family Medicine Elizabeth Venegas, APRN Neurosurgery Kara A. Wedding, […]

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July 2022 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

  Kendra S. Cloyd, M.D. Pediatrics Adam M. Skaff, M.D. Pediatric Cardiology Emily Buckmiller, PA-C Pediatric Emergency Medicine Drita Kamberi, APRN Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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Minimizing PSF levels to maximize young scoliosis patient’s range of motion

The patient The 12-year-old female presented with concern for spinal deformity. Initial curvature was 30-degree right thoracic curve and a 24-degree left lumbar curve. She was treated with a thoracic lumbar sacral orthosis (TLSO). Unfortunately, […]

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Teaching parents about positive discipline strategies can help avoid child abuse

What is positive discipline? Parenting comes with a lot of responsibility, which includes teaching a child how to behave. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that pediatricians teach families about positive discipline strategies that […]

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Norton Women’s Care rated ‘excellent’ at minimizing avoidable C-sections by U.S. News & World Report

Norton Women’s Care, with childbirth services at Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, has been recognized as High Performing in Adult Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report, rated “excellent” at […]

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OB/GYN returns to Bardstown to practice in her hometown

Amy E. Farrell, M.D., is where she wants to be, practicing medicine in her hometown of Bardstown, Kentucky. An OB/GYN, Dr. Farrell recently joined Norton Women’s Care, seeing patients at 106 W. John Rowland Blvd., […]

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Integrated sports performance center started as a young resident’s vision

By integrating rehabilitation, wellness and performance under one roof, the Norton Sports Health Performance & Wellness Center is more than a workout facility geared for athletes. It’s for people throughout their lives who simply want […]

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Norton Women’s Care recognized for supporting patients who desire VBAC

Norton Women’s Care, with childbirth services at Norton Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, has been recognized as High Performing in Adult Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report, in part […]

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Local surgeon first to complete 100 cementless knee replacements using 3D printing technology

Cyna Khalily, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and medical director for adult reconstructive/joint replacement at Norton Orthopedic Institute, has completed his 100th cementless press-fit knee replacement using an implant with an advanced, porous titanium stem designed to […]

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Pediatricians’ primer on childhood CNS tumors

Tumors in the central nervous system (CNS) account for 20% of childhood cancers, with 5.65 cases and 0.72 deaths per 100,000 children under 14 in the United States. Brain tumors are second only to acute […]

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Wearable activity monitors fill a gap in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes

Clinicians managing a child or adolescent with Type 1 diabetes often have very little accurate information about the patient’s physical activity, but a new study shows activity monitors like wearable fitness trackers provide a clear […]

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Distinguishing between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in children can be a challenge

Primary care providers play an invaluable role in the diagnosis of diabetes in children. The hallmark clinical symptoms of diabetes include polyuria and polydipsia. Nocturia and fatigue are also common. If the hyperglycemia has been […]

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