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Cardiac Patient Sent Home Happy
Read excerpts from a letter sent to us by a patient who was admitted through our ED, received cardiac care and stayed on our CCU. She wrote a really nice email mentioning more than a dozen folks by name. More.
Jack Cook: Dr. Tuerk and His Team Saved My Life
After many discussions with family and friends and tons of research, Jack Cook, longtime math teacher and retired principal at Norwood Junior High School, came to St. Elizabeth’s for a robotic prostatectomy with Dr. Ingolf Tuerk and his team. “I have no question in my mind that Dr. Tuerk saved my life.” More.
Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Gynecologic Cancer
Jennifer Bailey of Brockton, MA first thought that her pelvic pain and irregular menstrual cycles were stress related. She decided to see her doctor when the discomfort did not subside. On December 8, 2009, the 39 year-old was diagnosed with endometrial cancer, a common cancer that forms in the tissue lining of the uterus. More.
St. E’s Midwife Services: Compassionate Health Care throughout the Life Cycle
Welcoming a new baby can be among the most exciting times in a family’s life. The journey to that special moment includes many decisions ranging from whether to breast feed or to take Lamaze classes all the way to choosing between an obstetrician or partnering with a certified nurse midwife for your birth. More.
St. Elizabeth’s Provides Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Care
Christina MacLeod, 31 years old, and her husband Ken of Lowell, MA have been actively trying for over a year to have a child. “During that time, I was prescribed Clomid but we were not having any luck with it. That is when my OB/GYN Dr. Lemaitre referred me to Dr. Zinaman.” More.
Robotic-Assisted Surgery Yields Weight Loss Success
Overweight since age 5, Sally Kelly called her family a “genetic nightmare” when it came to body weight. “Dad and his sisters are all overweight, and if you lined us all up, we have the exact same bodies,” she said. But Kelly was not about to let genetics keep her from being an active mother of two girls. More.