Latest Missouri Baptist Medical Center Stories

2011-07-20 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning July 29, Mark J. Tullman, MD, board-certified neurologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), will join The MS Center for Innovations in Care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center to help patients living with the chronic, often disabling affects of MS. The Center at Missouri Baptist is designated as a National Multiple Sclerosis Society Affiliated Center for Comprehensive Care. "I am extremely pleased to...

2011-06-01 11:06:00

ST. LOUIS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri Baptist Medical Center today opened a new Arrhythmia Center, within its regionally acclaimed Heart Center, to meet the needs of an increasing population of patients suffering from abnormal heart rhythms. An arrhythmia is an irregular heartbeat that can affect both the young and elderly, and may lead to stroke, heart failure, and sudden cardiac arrest. Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is the most common arrhythmia and affects over 2.2 million...

2011-05-25 09:19:00

ST. LOUIS, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri Baptist Medical Center cardiac surgeons and cardiologists are teaming up to provide better treatment options for patients with heart valve conditions. The new Heart Valve Clinic at Missouri Baptist opens June 3, offering patients with heart valve disease access to several specialists at one time in order to expedite their care and help determine the optimal treatment protocol in a setting that is convenient for the patient. "Valve...

2011-02-03 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri Baptist Medical Center now provides patients with a new, minimally invasive surgical treatment option for colorectal cancer - robotic surgery with the da Vinci®-S(TM) Surgical System. Eric D. Lederman, MD, a board certified general and colon and rectal surgeon, performed the first da Vinci robot-assisted colorectal surgery at Missouri Baptist in late 2010. He is one of only four surgeons in Missouri who can perform this...

2008-09-22 18:00:34

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- To meet the increasing number of women seeking treatment for infertility, The Fertility Center at Missouri Baptist Medical Center has recruited infertility specialist Todd David Deutch, M.D. to its staff. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080922/AQM185) "Approximately one in every 10 couples in this country battles some form of infertility and the need for treatment has grown significantly," said Dr. Anthony Pearlstone, medical director for...

2008-08-22 15:00:51

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Singer, M.D., leading neurologist and adjunct assistant professor of clinical neurology at Washington University School of Medicine, will open The MS Center for Innovations in Care on the campus of Missouri Baptist Medical Center on August 18th. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080822/AQF023) Multiple Sclerosis (or MS) is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal...

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