What's New in General Surgery?
Apr 30, 2017
Christopher Davies, MD, General and Vascular Surgeon
If you smoke or have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes, you have an increased risk of vascular disease. Vascular screening can help individuals age 55 and older proactively manage their health. The screening includes three painless tests to help detect stroke, abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral artery disease. To schedule a $99 vascular screening, call 262-928-3000 or visit www.prohealthcare.org/VascularScreening to learn more.
Breast Cancer Surgery
Jan 29, 2017
Kelli Pettit, MD, Breast Surgeon
Our first priority in treating breast cancer is to restore health. When surgery is recommended, we also consider the cosmetic results. Special equipment and proven techniques allow our fellowship-trained breast surgeon to minimize the appearance of scars and maintain the natural shape of the breast. We want to make patients look and feel good after treatment. To learn more about surgical options for breast cancer, call 262-696-0909 or visit ProHealthCare.org/BreastCancer.
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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Jan 01, 2017
David Schmitt MD, General & Vascular Surgeon
Sometimes a wound won't heal without some extra help. Certain patients who have been treated with radiation therapy or experience complications from a disease or surgery may need additional oxygen to recover. Pro Health Care offers outpatient hyperbaric oxygen therapy to improve blood supply and help enhance the body's ability to effectively deliver medication. To learn more about ProHealth's wound healing services, call 262-928-8899 or visit www.prohealthcare.org or www.prohealthcare.org or www.youtube.com
Dec 25, 2016
John Touzios MD, Colorectal Surgeon
ProHealth has one of the busiest robotic surgery programs in the area, and offers more minimally-invasive options than ever before thanks to the latest generation robot- the da Vinci Xi. Key features include a 360-degree, 30-HD camera and small, agile arms that enable surgeons to perform highly intricate procedures. Patients benefit from less blood loss, scarring and pain; a reduced risk of infection; shorter hospital stays; and a quicker recovery. To learn more visit www.prohealthcare.org or www.youtube.com
Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery
Aug 31, 2016
Kelli Pettit MD, General & Vascular Surgeon
Waukesha-area doctor first in state to perform new procedure for breast cancer patients.
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