Entries by UK HealthCare

Video: Joining UK HealthCare is a homecoming for Dr. Newman

Don’t miss our video interview with Dr. Newman at the end of this blog post! Dr. Mark Newman’s kids have grown up in North Carolina, where he has practiced medicine for nearly 20 years. But when Newman talks about home, there’s no mistaking what he means. “When I say let’s go home,” Newman said recently, […]

Move it now or lose it later, says new research

When it comes to mobility, if you don’t use it, you stand a good chance of losing it. That’s according to new research that analyzed a decade’s worth of data from more than 130,000 people between the ages of 50 and 71. The findings were reported last month in The Journals of Gerontology. The data […]

How to safely manage chronic pain with and without opioids

Written by Dr. Kristy Deep, associate professor of internal medicine in the UK College of Medicine and co-chair of the UK HealthCare Opioid Stewardship Committee. Treating pain is important, and for many people, the reliance on opioids or narcotics may not be the best answer. The amount of opioids prescribed in the U.S. has quadrupled since 1999 […]

Dr. Ryan Muchow on the ‘amazing’ field of pediatric orthopaedics

We caught up with pediatric orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Ryan Muchow for our latest Making the Rounds conversation. Dr. Muchow works at Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center – Lexington, where he specializes in hip surgery and hip preservation treatments.  What conditions do you treat? We treat the entirety of pediatric orthopaedics, […]

Know the signs of childhood concussions

Does a child in your family play sports? If so, there are things you should know about the risks and dangers of childhood concussions. Concussions are serious, traumatic brain injuries that get worse each time they happen. A second concussion can even be fatal to anyone not yet recovered from the first, a condition called […]

Markey first to perform unique procedure for ovarian cancer

Physicians at the UK Markey Cancer Center are the first to perform a unique procedure to treat a rare and persistent type of ovarian cancer. Surgical oncologist Dr. Lauren Baldwin and radiation oncologist Dr. Jonathan Feddock collaborated on the procedure, which involved resecting a patient’s tumor and installing a special internal radiation device known as […]