03/11- Limb swelling can be caused by vascular or lymphatic issues. A new SLUCare clinic aims to help people with leg swelling get the right diagnosis and the right specialty care.
03/03- The prognosis for lymphedema patients was once grim, but now there's hope from microsurgical procedures that repair vessels smaller than a human hair.
02/19- Mary battled sinus congestion for years. After two surgeries and still no relief, she turned to SLUCare otolaryngologist Dr. Jastin Antisdel, who helped her breathe easy at last.
01/22- Getting back in shape after pregnancy, surgery or weight loss takes time -- and maybe some professional help. Plastic surgeon Dr. Sumesh Kaswan can reshape those curves.
11/22- Some conditions are tough to discuss - even with a physician. SLUCare vulvar and vaginal disorders specialists understand and offer a caring approach so women can find relief.
10/23- Bob worried that skin cancer treatment might require several trips from his rural Illinois home to St. Louis for care. SLUCare Mohs surgeons removed the lesion in a single visit.
10/16- Follow the stories of three children forever changed by SLUCare plastic surgeon Dr. Alex Lin, who used his talents and modern technology to reshape their faces and their lives.
09/26- From the SLUCare med-spa in West County, Dr. Frank Simo leads a team dedicated to helping patients rejuvenate skin with cosmetic treatments - from simple facials to facelifts.
08/22- Allergy shots have long been used to alleviate troubling allergy symptoms. But today, many patients are finding relief without injections via custom-designed allergy drops.
07/25- St. Louis Magazine has released its 2019 Best Doctors list, featuring more than 175 SLUCare physicians selected by their professional peers.
07/24- Cynthia Grebel was 34 when she found a lump that turned out to be breast cancer. Though she spoke with other doctors, Grebel preferred the personalized approach of SLUCare.
06/19- Follow SLUCare physicians as they take medicine to the farthest corners of the world to help those in need. Tune in June 25, 6:30 p.m., KMOV-TV 4.
06/07- When Thomas' sudden back pain was revealed to be a life-threatening blood vessel rupture, he needed help fast. SLUCare Vascular Surgery delivered.
05/28- When their son's "growing pains" turned out to be a cancerous bone tumor, 14-year old Quentin's parents found a lifeline in SLUCare orthopedic oncologist Dr. David Greenberg.
05/08- For men, low testosterone, erectile dysfunction and prostate disease are sensitive issues. In the Men's Health Center, "We reassure patients that there is no need to feel embarrassed."
04/26- When road noise kept David McLaurin from conversing with his wife in the car, he realized it was time to seek help for his hearing. SLUCare Audiology answered the call.
04/16- Watch as SLUCare orthopedic surgeons give renewed life to patients with extreme spinal conditions, correcting deformities and giving paralyzed patients the ability to walk again.
03/13- More than 50 years after her diagnosis, Sr. Marie Orf could no longer bear the pain of scoliosis. Spine surgeon Dr. Howard Place helped the 75-year-old return to active living.
02/13- Dr. Ramona Behshad has been named to the St. Louis Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list for 2019. Dr. Behshad is Assistant Professor of Dermatology for Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
01/11- SLUCare Closing Early, By 1 p.m. Today
12/04- In this episode of The Science of Healing, see how SLUCare pediatric specialists restore sight, hearing and mobility in the earliest days of childhood.
09/20- Fibroids affect many women, causing pain, abnormal bleeding, digestive discomfort and more. SLUCare offers options for effectively treating fibroids and relieving symptoms.
08/17- August 16, 2018: Construction crews placed the final beam atop the new SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in a ceremony celebrated by SLUCare and SSM Health.
07/31- SLUCare physicians are among a few in the nation performing a reno-portal shunt procedure that enables liver transplant surgery for people who might not otherwise be candidates.
07/23- St. Louis Magazine announces its 2018 Best Doctors list, including more than 150 SLUCare physicians. The list highlights top doctors in our area as chosen by their professional peers.
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.
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.
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.
08/07- 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.
02/10- 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.
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 for tips on preventing the flu and identifying flu symptoms.
09/09- SLUCare Otolaryngology is a regional leader in head and neck surgery, striking the delicate balance between doing enough surgery to treat the disease while maintaining function.
08/16- Ocular plastic surgeon improves vision and appearance with eyelid lift procedure.
07/25- Through DBS, SLUCare doctors help patients with Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia and obsessive compulsive disorder regain control and take back their lives.
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."
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- SLUCare Voice Disorder Clinic helps patients with vocal cord dysfunction, swallowing problems.
11/16- For patients with movement disorders such as essential tremor or Parkinson's disease, simple tasks can pose an extreme challenge. SLUCare specialists use the latest treatments to help patients regain control in their everyday lives.
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.
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.
08/05- After significant weight loss, sagging skin may be left behind. Plastic surgeon Dr. Sumesh Kaswan helps patients lose the excess skin for greater comfort and improved appearance.
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- Breast surgery has a very personal meaning for many women. Dr. Christina Plikaitis helps women achieve the shape they want to feel natural, healthy and confident.
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- Strabismus, misalignment of the eyes, impairs vision and slows developmental skills. SLUCare pediatric ophthalmologists offer the latest treatments in a supportive, caring environment.
04/27- Think of plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures typically come to mind. But SLUCare plastic surgeons are also experts in reconstructive surgery, transplanting healthy tissue from one part of the body to another, as cancer patient Nancy Hier discovered.
03/09- The board-certified endocrinology experts at SLUCare Physician Group provide comprehensive care for people who are living with diabetes.
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- Breast cancer cannot be treated effectively with a one-size-fits-all approach. Our breast team addresses your needs physically and emotionally, while offering you the latest treatment options.
11/24- Two new oral medications for Hepatitis C, tested at Saint Louis University Liver Center, recently won FDA approval. This drug combination nearly doubles the cure rate from previous treatments, while reducing troubling side effects.
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.
05/28- SLU Sinus Institute treats nasal blockages, allergies, recurrent infections, deviated septum, nasal polyps, and 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.
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.