Missouri Medical Focus

Monthly

A monthly look at medical issues of interest to mid-Missouri and the world.

Debra Koivunen, M.D., a general surgeon and breast cancer specialist at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, discusses breast cancer awareness.

Elizabeth Gunier, R.N., pediatric and adult sickle cell coordinator at University of Missouri Health Care, discusses sickle cell awareness.

With recent whooping cough cases, back-to-school immunization requirements and upcoming flu season, I thought this would be appropriate to re-air (original air date was 2/28/12).

Aaron Gray, M.D., a sports medicine specialist in the Department of Family Medicine and Orthopaedics at University of Missouri Health Care, discusses concussion and athletes.

Thomas Selva, M.D., a pediatrician at University of Missouri Health Care’s Children’s Hospital, discusses type 1 diabetes and competing in the Missouri 340 to raise funds for take-home medical supplies for pediatric diabetes patients. For more information on Children’s Hospital’s team or to make a donation, please visit Selva’s blog at www.racingfordiabetes.blogspot.com or contact Dale Powers at (573) 884-1190.

Michael Cooperstock, M.D., medical director of University of Missouri Health Care’s Infection Control Department, discusses tick-borne diseases.

Courtney Barnes, M.D., an OB/GYN physician at MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital discusses the benefits of breastfeeding.

Repeat broadcast from 04/24/12-Jeff Hoelscher speaks with Todd Vogel, M.D., chief of Vascular Surgery at University Hospital, discusses the hospital’s new hybrid O.R. surgical suite. For more information on the hybrid O.R. or to watch a video featuring the new suite, please visit www.muhealth.org/hybrid.

Jeff Hoelscher speaks with Todd Vogel, M.D., chief of vascular surgery at University Hospital, about vascular disease.

Matthew Bechtold, M.D., a gastroenterologist at MU Health Care’s Missouri Digestive Health Center, discusses colorectal cancer awareness. To make an appointment with a digestive health specialist please call the Missouri Digestive Health Center at (573) 882-1434

Amber Lashley, a child life specialist at University of Missouri Women’s and Children’s Hospital, discusses the hospital’s Child Life Program.

Michael Cooperstock, M.D., medical director of the Infection Control Department at University of Missouri Health Care, discusses the importance of childhood vaccinations.

Jeff Hoelscher speaks with Mary Dohrmann, M.D., a Cardiologist and Medical Director of University of Missouri Health Care’s Cardiovascular Medicine Clinic and the Fit for Life Cardiac Rehabilitation program, discussing about heart disease awareness and prevention.

Jeff Hoelscher discusses infant sleep safety with Thomas Selva, M.D., a pediatrician and chief of the Division of General Pediatrics at MU Health Care’s Children’s Hospital.

Jeff Hoelscher discusses the new University Eye Institute East facility with John Cowden, M.D., chair and Roy E. Mason Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology at MU Health Care. University Eye Institute East is located at 3215 Wingate Court, across the street from MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

  

Jeff Hoelscher talks with:Dr. David Lardizabal, a neurologist and director of University Hospital’s epilepsy program, discusses epilepsy awareness month and MU Health Care’s epilepsy program.

JEFF HOELSCHER hosts: Dr.Michael Cooperstock, the medical director of infection control at University of Missouri Health Care was interviewed about influenza.

Part two of two: Jeff Hoelscher speaks with Dr. Michael Gardner, Endocrinologist with Un.of Mo. Health Care's Cosmopolitan International Diabetes and Endocrinology Center about the nature of diabetes in people.

Jeff Hoelscher speaks with Dr. Michael Gardner, Endocrinologist with Un.of Mo. Health Care’s Cosmopolitan International Diabetes and Endocrinology Center about the nature of diabetes in people.

Jeff Hoelscher speaks with Joan Burns, chief information officer. The University of Missouri Health Care has been recognized as one of the nations most wired hospitals, according to 2011 survey in Hospitals & Health Issues Magazine.

Jeff Hoelscher speaks with Dr.John Occhino, Uro-Gynocologist with M.U. Healthcare’s Center for Female Incontinence and Advanced Pelvic Surgery.

Irving Asher, MD, Director, Movement Disorders Clinic. For seminar date and info...573-882-6139.

Jeff Hoelscher talks with Raja Gopaldas, cardiothoracic surgeon with University Hospital, about minimally invasive aneurysm repair and other complicated chest aneurysm procedures. For more information on aortic aneurysms, please call 573-882-2744.

National Stroke Awareness Month.

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