Surgery


Baby Anderson’s Surgery: A Second Chance at...

Anderson Destine is only nine months old, but he has already received a second chance at life. The Haitian boy was born with a large...

July 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Seeing Clearly Past Cataracts (Video)

As we age, our eyes begin to change. After age 40, proteins in the lens begin to break down and make them cloudy. A cataract...

July 5, 2017 / 1 min read


Another Level of Healing: Reconstructive Surgery After...

After cancer treatments, there is another level of healing that often requires skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeons. For these patients, eliminating the cancer is the...

June 28, 2017 / 2 min read


Robotic Hernia Repair on the Rise

While documented incidence of abdominal hernias varies greatly, researchers and surgeons generally agree that hernia repair is the most common procedure surgeons perform. Now, research...

June 26, 2017 / 3 min read


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