Surgery


Restoring Self-Esteem Through ‘Day of Smiles’ (Video)

For the 16th year, doctors and clinical staff at Baptist Children’s Hospital came together for Day of Smiles, performing life-changing plastic surgeries to local adolescent...

June 22, 2017 / 1 min read


After Toe Joint Replacement, Yoga Instructor is...

Ruth is a dedicated yoga instructor who injured her big toe almost 7 years ago. “I was doing my yoga teacher training and I fell...

March 14, 2017 / 1 min read


Orthopedic Surgeon Saves Nigerian Woman’s Leg (Video)

For Ndidi Elizabeth Ojobo, 29, what was expected to be a final, uneventful follow-up appointment with her orthopedic surgeon turned into a surprise celebration of...

February 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Cancer Screenings: What Everyone Needs to Know...

A new report on cervical cancer death rates has put the importance of screenings at the forefront of healthcare once again. Researchers say that African-American...

January 24, 2017 / 3 min read


Your Gallbladder and What To Do With...

Indigestion, heartburn or pain in the upper-right side of your stomach. You may feel one or more of these after eating a big meal or something spicy....

January 19, 2017 / 2 min read


From Hip Replacement to Cycling in 26...

Alex Alexandrov, a 51-year-old avid cyclist, began suffering from arthritis over 13 years ago in both his hips. Eventually, the cartilage in the left hip...

January 11, 2017 / 2 min read


Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery

While many of us are engrossed in the hustle and bustle of holiday celebrations and gift buying, some people are getting ready to have an...

December 7, 2016 / 1 min read


Celebrating a Decade of Living Hope for...

Living Hope Haiti Christian Mission and Baptist Health South Florida are celebrating ten years of life-saving surgical trips to Croix des Bouquets, in northern Haiti....

October 18, 2016 / 1 min read


‘A Crossroad in My Life’: Rebounding From...

Robert Becker suffered what is potentially one of the most debilitating orthopedic injuries — a “tibial plateau fracture” — of his left leg. The tibial...

September 15, 2016 / 2 min read