06/20- In this eighth edition of The Science of Healing, watch how SLUCare plastic surgeon Dr. Bruce Kraemer regrows fingers, saves limbs, and restores lives.
06/20- "If men believe HPV is only a female issue, they may miss an opportunity for early diagnosis," says Dr. Greg Ward, SLUCare specialist in treatment of head and neck cancers.
06/08- The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognizes high-quality, patient-centered clinical care. Ours is the only cardiovascular practice in St. Louis to receive the honor.
05/07- SLUCare urologist uses innovative methods, including grafting tissue from other parts of the body, to restore structure and functionality to the ureters, urethra and bladder.
04/10- SLUCare doctors use modern technology and patient education to detect cancer early and intervene so people can enjoy longer, healthier lives.
03/09- In April we're upgrading out MyChart patient portal. Most users will not notice the switch, but some will need to re-enable their account. We will contact you if you're an affected user.
03/07- Living with varicose veins or spider veins? SLUCare vascular surgeons want you to know about new treatment options that can improve your legs' appearance and comfort.
02/26- Same-day PCI opens coronary arteries clogged with plaque due to atherosclerosis. SLUCare cardiologists use PCI to treat heart disease and help patients return home quickly.
01/30- Watch The Science of Healing to witness how SLUCare doctors at SSM Health hospitals were able to restore lives through using the latest technologies.
01/30- See the view from above! Construction is well underway at the site of the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
01/17- SLUCare Plastic Surgery offers CoolSculpting, a noninvasive treatment that shapes areas of the body where unwanted fat hasn’t responded to diet and physical activity.
01/08- Learn how to lose hard-to-fight fat with CoolSculpting through SLUCare Plastic Surgery. Attend our free event Jan. 25 to be eligible for special pricing and other prizes.
12/21- As the construction of the replacement hospital and ambulatory care center continues, there will be a series of scheduled road closures and redirects that will affect streets and sidewalk traffic around SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, Doctors Office Building and Drummond Hall.
12/07- When Terry Bradshaw's colon cancer returned a second time, doctors referred him to a team of SLUCare specialists who developed a comprehensive plan to treat the cancer and offer Terry a brighter future.
11/16- A ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm could have taken Ronald Grzywacz's life. Fortunately, he got the right treatment at the right time.
10/17- Three very unique patients with life-threatening illnesses are connected by the hope of science. Watch The Science of Healing early Tuesday evening to witness how SLUCare doctors at SSM Health hospitals were able to restore lives.
10/12- SLUCare physicians know that a breast cancer diagnosis requires more than just treating the disease, so our team supports patients physically, emotionally and psychologically.
09/21- When it comes to bladder, prostate, testicular and kidney cancer, evolving medical technology is saving more lives, says Dr. Zachary Hamilton, SLUCare urologic oncologist.
08/29- St. Louis Magazine has released its 2017 Best Doctors issue, revealing the area's top physicians as selected by other doctors. The list includes more than 170 physicians representing SLUCare Physician Group across more than 40 different specialties.
08/25- SLUCare medicine group can help athletes stay active because of its comprehensive services and commitment to returning athletes to the sports they love.
08/15- Don't miss an event 575 years in the making, take simple steps to protect your sight
08/07- In St. Louis, SLUCare Physician Group offers a team of midwives highly trained to help expectant mothers have healthy and safe births in a technologically advanced hospital setting
06/05- While it might be common to read about women physicians being underrepresented in the field of surgery, at SLUCare Physician Group, that is not the case.
05/31- A dream team of SLUCare doctors is engaged in groundbreaking liver research. Hear how these specialists already saved Naomi Judd's life and how they are now tackling a new liver virus that's sweeping the country.
05/23- Minimally invasive procedure eases symptoms without sexual side effects
05/02- SLUCare obstetrician says a healthy pregnancy begins well before conception
04/11- Specialists deliver coordinated care, advanced treatments to fight liver cancer
02/28- Stones, Lombardo explains, are small, hard mineral deposits made of substances like calcium, oxalate, phosphate and uric acid. In severe cases, a stone like this can disrupt the organ's function completely.
02/22- ST. LOUIS (February 22, 2017) — SSM Health and SLUCare Physician Group have unveiled renderings for their new $550 million academic medical center in the City of St. Louis.
02/13- Bringing the latest treatments and technologies in heart care to St. Louis
02/10- Every year, the St. Louis Business Journal recognizes 40 local leaders age 40 and under, representing diverse sectors of the community, such as business, education, transportation and health care. The 2017 list includes Dr. Sameer Siddiqui, Division Chief of Urological Surgery with SLUCare Physician Group.
01/18- Thanks to another new technology, SLUCare physicians again are on the cutting edge of the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, specifically disorders of the blood.
12/12- The usual stresses of having a baby are challenging enough without the added worry of a high-risk pregnancy. That is why so many women turn to SLUCare Physician Group's Maternal-Fetal Medicine team.
12/06- Hip surgery returns high school hockey player to the game he loves
11/30- Learn how SLUCare maternal-fetal medicine specialists helped one mother overcome complications to deliver twin girls, now thriving despite being born at just 25 weeks.
11/15- Sleep for the Weary: Putting Obstructive Sleep Apnea to Rest
10/11- Unlike hospitals where the radiologist might study a breast image in the morning and then a knee MRI in the afternoon, the SLUCare team devotes its time entirely to mammography.
10/01- Read more tips on preventing the flu and identifying flu symptoms.
09/09- The SLUCare otolaryngology surgeons operate at one of the region's leading centers for head and neck surgery. In fact, the SLUCare center draws patients from across the Midwest for treatment of life-threatening cancers, tumors, endocrine disorders, trauma and other issues of the head and neck.
08/16- Ocular plastic surgeon improves vision and appearance with eyelid lift procedure
07/25- Creative problem-solving is typical of the SLUCare Mohs team, Maher says. "We're always driving ourselves to expand our skill set so we can deliver increasingly better results".
07/25- KMOV Science of Healing: Deep Brain Stimulation
05/31- SLUCare physicians are paying close attention to the delicate balance required in the management of the Type 2 diabetes, which reportedly affects about one in four people over age 60.
05/16- Allen Larson's life revolves around music. When he noticed a loss in hearing, Larson feared he might have to retire. But first he enlisted help from the hearing specialists at SLUCare Physician Group.
05/09- Awaiting the arrival of a child is filled with joy, but also fraught with anxiety. SLUCare FACES program helps families address physical, emotional and social challenges
05/03- Spring looks good on paper, but for people with allergies, it's not all it's cracked up to be. A warm breeze means pollen, flowers mean bees. For the allergic, life outdoors can mean ‘miserable.'
04/18- "Back in the old days," says Dr. Natalie Semchyshyn, SLUCare Physician Group cosmetic dermatologist, "surgery was the only option for looking younger, but now, ‘small' treatments like Kybella are making a big difference. It's very exciting."
04/11- Coordinated care produces superior outcomes for patients
03/02- Using advanced techniques to improve outcomes for lung cancer patients
02/16- Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) offers minimally invasive option where none existed before
01/26- Watch to see how Dr. John Morley and the SLUCare Geriatric Medicine team are working to slow the aging process and create tools for the care and assessment of older patients.
01/11- ST. LOUIS — SLUCare Physician Group geriatrician John Morley, M.D., shares his home and cell phone numbers with patients so he can be easily reached when they need him.
01/11- SLUCare Voice Disorder Clinic helps patients with vocal cord dysfunction, swallowing problems
12/07- SLUCare OB/GYN helps women return to a healthy, fulfilling sex life
11/16- Specialists offer hope for patients with essential tremor, Parkinson's disease
11/09- Sleep is one of the pillars of a healthy life. Due to the varied causes of sleep disorders, treatments are individualized for each patient by the center's specialists.
10/26- Children born with severe hearing loss don't have to live with the condition, Costa says. One option is cochlear implants.
10/12- You get a mammogram. A few weeks later, a letter arrives in the mail saying you have dense breasts and could be at a higher risk for breast cancer. It sounds terrifying, but there's no need to panic
09/21- Improvements in arthritis treatments have helped reduce the number of middle-aged people needing joint replacements, and the procedure is now most common among people in their 60s and 70s.
09/08- One in three adults nationwide has chronic high blood pressure, also called hypertension. The problem is worse in St. Louis, where 40 percent of adults are affected, says Dr. Paul Schmitz of the SLUCare Hypertension Clinic.
08/24- 3D printing allows surgeons to hold a heart, a bone or an aneurysm in their hands long before an incision is made to correct the problem.
08/10- In the battle against aging, many people aren't willing to accept wrinkles, sunspots and enlarged pores without a fight. Laser skin peels can help, reducing fine lines, discoloration and scarring, and leaving the face looking brighter and younger.
08/05- Improving appearance through excess skin removal following weight loss surgery
07/28- BrainPath enables treatment of tough-to-reach tumors, hemorrhages, it uses all of today's innovations to navigate through the brain into deep locations.
07/01- To help patients identify problems early, Morley and his associates at SLUCare developed rapid screening tests for frailty and cognitive health, tests now used around the world. They are straightforward, take less than a few minutes, and can be performed at home easily.
06/22- In this episode, Dr. Kraemer uses a new material to not only regrow digits for his patients, but he has found a way to save limbs. These advancements will change the way doctors around the world practice medicine.
06/01- SLUCare surgeon specializes in lifts, reductions, augmentations and breast reconstruction
05/22- Some 40 to 50 million people in the United States suffer from nasal allergies, commonly triggered by plant pollen, airborne mold spores and animal dander. The Sinus Institute examines, treats all possible causes of sinus suffering.
05/11- SLUCare pediatric ophthalmologist treats vision problems early to keep development on track
04/27- Physical appearance isn't the most important thing about a human being, but it's the first thing most people notice. Feeling good about the way we look gives us the self-esteem we need to succeed at work, form healthy relationships and participate fully in life.
03/09- The board-certified endocrinology experts at SLUCare Physician Group provide comprehensive care for people who are living with diabetes.
03/02- Patient, turned away by others, finds life-saving treatment with SLUCare
02/17- Heart disease, the leading cause of death for American women, claims nearly 500,000 lives each year. SLUCare Physician Group has assembled a team that treats all phases of cardiac disease.
01/12- SLUCare's breast team delivers expertise at every level of care
11/24- Drug combination tested at Saint Louis University Liver Center now has FDA approval
11/17- "SLUCare's skull base program covers a wide range of pathologies, but we mainly deal with pituitary tumors and other rare forms of anterior skull base tumors,"
10/27- The life expectancy for CF patients has increased dramatically over the last few decades. It is now standard practice to test newborns for the disease, and SLUCare's pediatric pulmonology team is at the forefront of new treatment approaches.
09/22- High school athletes suffer an estimated 2 million sports-related injuries annually. "We have a deeper understanding of sports injuries and their potential long-term repercussions these days," says Dr. Scott Kaar.
08/13- "Rhinoplasty today is the perfect meeting of anatomy, physiology and art," he says. "People come to me and my colleagues at SLUCare when they want a good-looking nose that also functions well."
05/28- SLU Sinus Institute treats the complete range of sinus problems, from nasal blockage, allergies, recurrent infections, deviated septums and nasal polyps, to brain and eye tumors that can be accessed through the nose.
04/30- About one in every 600 babies is born with a cleft lip and/or palate, making it the most common congenital birth defect. Treatment is customized to meet specific needs.
04/16- Unique Approach to Cancer Treatment Allows Patients to Recover at Home
09/23- Walter Knoll is probably best known as a St. Louis florist. However, when an accident severed his thumb, the possibility of struggling to create flower arrangements was not his first fear.