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Arthritis and its Alternatives
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Chad Tate, MD, of Lawrence General Surgery, pictured here at the console of the new da Vinci Surgical System at LMH.
da Vinci Robotically Assisted Surgery, now at LMH
o provide a full range of surgical options, Lawrence Memorial Hospital (LMH) is now home to the da Vinci Surgical System®. By combining computer and robotic technologies, the da Vinci robot provides assistance to surgeons in ways that ultimately benefit patients, often resulting in faster recovery times and less post-operative discomfort. That’s because robotically assisted surgery requires only a few small incisions (1-2 centimeters) – and in some cases, only one incision. It also provides enhanced visualization and control for surgeons, making some hard-to-reach areas more accessible than with traditional laparoscopy. With da Vinci, the surgeon operates from a nearby console, while highly sophisticated software translates the surgeon’s hand 4
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movements to the robot’s miniaturized instruments at the bedside. The da Vinci robot cannot be programmed to perform any surgical maneuvers on its own, but the software provides automatic motion scaling and tremor reduction to improve precision and dexterity. “The da Vinci robot is amazing technology,” says Chad Tate, MD, board-certified general surgeon who performs da Vinci procedures at LMH. “It has very intuitive control and more range of freedom than the human wrist. Everything is magnified to a great extent, which allows for very precise control of surgical instruments.” Tiffinie Mercado, MD, board-certified OBGYN physician who also performs da Vinci surgery at LMH, agrees, adding that the system’s enhanced visualization can be advantageous to surgeons and patients alike. “With that level
of magnification comes improved clarity of the tissues, which can enable better outcomes in many cases,” she explains. At LMH, da Vinci surgery is an option for the following procedures: • Hysterectomy • Kidney surgery • Colon surgery • Gallbladder (single incision surgery) • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)/hiatal hernia repair • Esophagus (achalasia and GERD) • Stomach surgery • Spleen surgery • Pancreas surgery • Adrenal gland surgery • Pelvic prolapse repair Continued on page 6 •
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â€œThe da Vinci robot has very intuitive control and more range of freedom than the human wrist. Everything is magnified to a great extent, which allows for very precise control of surgical instruments.â€?
Patients should discuss all treatment options with their doctors before deciding on any type of surgery. The da Vinci system is not appropriate for every surgical procedure, nor is it recommended for every patient. Fortunately, LMH has more than 40 surgeons across many specialties to provide comprehensive surgical treatment options. From robotics to traditional laparoscopic and open procedures, the surgeons of LMH are dedicated to high quality performance and outcomes â€“ one of many reasons the hospital is recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performerâ„˘ in surgical care and a proud recipient of the 2013 Truven Health 100 Top HospitalsÂŽ award. â€˘
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â€œI had very little pain â€“ I felt great almost immediately!â€? says Karen Dixon, 58, recalling her experience with da Vinci surgery at LMH in early June 2013. â€œIn fact, a lot of physicians and nurses who saw me the next day were amazed that I was doing so well right after major surgery.â€? Due to a recurring pancreatic pseudocyst, Dixon needed a Roux-en-Y cystojejunostomy â€“ a procedure for placing a permanent drain between the cyst and her intestine. Traditional laparoscopy and open surgery were among her treatment options, but Dixonâ€™s surgeon, Dr. Chad Tate, strongly recommended da Vinci robotic surgery. â€œIt was clear he had great confidence in da Vinci, and I had great confidence in him,â€? Dixon says. â€œSo in the end, it was an easy decision. da Vinci offered my best chances at a fast recovery â€“ and thatâ€™s exactly what it delivered for me!â€? Dixonâ€™s procedure required five small incisions, and all were healed almost completely within 10 days of surgery. While open surgery would have resulted in a week-long hospital stay, Dixon spent only two nights at LMH after da Vinci surgery and was able to resume all her normal activities at home very quickly. â€œI feel fantastic!â€? she says. â€œBased on my own experience as a patient, I would definitely recommend da Vinci surgery to my family and friends.â€?
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isiting Nurses, a local not-for-profit, provides Home Health, Hospice and Private Duty Services. “Our mission is to provide excellent communitybased care without regard for an individual’s ability to pay. We are able to do so because of the generosity of our community,” says Cynthia Lewis, Visiting Nurses C.E.O. One community member, Kim Murphree, has started a
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“Neuvant House strives not to create a new life for the resident but to enhance the life already being lived.”
Neuvant House also incorporates safety and security features into the home- like setting. The long list of activities and programs intrinsic to memory care promotes resident engagement and enjoyment. The professional staff is specifically trained to assist with dementia and Alzheimer’s and provide resident care on an individual basis. All of these features and more is what separates Neuvant House from other assisted living residences. Neuvant House is a premiere facility that specializes in assisting individuals with Alzheimer’s and dementia live as independent and fulfilling lives as possible. Because Neuvant House is small, personal care can be much more individualized. The unique needs of the each resident define the resident’s personal care and the resident preferences define how the care is provided. Neuvant House has just announced that
it will be expanding its services into another home, located just to the east of the current house. Construction of Neuvant House East began in June of this year. The second house will also feature 14 private rooms. Neuvant House East will provide the same quality of resident care as Neuvant House West but will provide assistance to people who require more physical assistance with walking, transferring from bed to chair, bathing and much more. Each resident room is designed with a state-of-the-art lift system to aide in transferring residents from bed to bathroom. This unique feature will provide greater safety and comfort for residents. Neuvant House East will continue the tradition of Neuvant House West, providing a full range of services in the continuum of care…in a home-like setting. Matt Stephens, Administrator of Neuvant
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Heart health for women just got stronger. Cardiovascular Specialists of Lawrence is home to some of the most respected cardiologists in the country – and now, our care team is growing! This fall, as part of our unwavering commitment to your cardiac health, we are welcoming two new cardiac specialists:
Elizabeth Guastello, MD Christina Salazar, MD We offer high quality, compassionate care, proven treatments and advanced technology, so choose a cardiologist who chooses LMH. Call (785) 841-3636 to schedule a visit with one of our cardiac specialists.
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Arthritis and its Alternatives
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3. If the decision has been made to not continue as you are, then surgery will be needed. The options of surgery are: A. Realignment of the joint to take more weight on the good portion. This is done by breaking the bones and realigning them. This is a good procedure in the younger population, usually age 45 and below. It is a hard operation to go through, and only gives partial pain relief. B. Simple debridement, or so-called arthroscopy of the joint to smooth out the rough spots and take away some of the arthritis. The short-term relief of this procedure sometimes is good, but the long-term is very poor. This would only be offered to you if you had a very mild case of
rthritis is the wear of the gristle material (articular cartilage), like the material on the end of a chicken leg when you cook it, in each of your joints. There are a number of alternatives for your arthritic problem. They are generally speaking, as follows: 1. Tolerate the problem as you have. Toleration means using every kind of method of making your knee feeling better, including anti-arthritic medications, pain pills, heating pads, walking aids, limitation of activities, rub on lotions, etc. 2. Injections: As the first type of injection, usually cortisone injection to see how that works. If not beneficial, then a trial series of whatâ€™s called viscosupplementation, a lubricant of sorts. It benefits 50% of people.
Complications include: 1. Infection - This is by far the most serious complication. Antibiotics and sterile techniques are used to prevent this. Infections can occur after the surgery, but also can occur late. This happens when bacteria get into the blood stream and land in the operated area. Although rare, it is very serious, â€˘
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arthritis, and a cartilage (meniscus) tear. D. Replacement of the joint surfaces which are arthritic. This is a so-called total joint, or joint replacement. It would replace the areas that are rubbing together with metal and plastic artificial parts. This has been done in U.S. since 1969.
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The main objective of total knee replacement is pain relief. and could ruin the joint. If you have infection present anywhere in your body, you should be on antibiotics after having had a total joint replacement. Certainly before any dental surgery or procedure is performed, we strongly recommend prophylactic antibiotics be prescribed and continued afterwards. Other problems, like prostate operations or infections around the feet should be treated with antibiotics. 2. Phlebitis is something that anyone can get after any surgery. There is a greater tendency after extremity surgery and, in order to prevent this, sequential compression devices will be put on your leg the first 48 to 72 hours after surgery. 3. Lack of range of motion and need for a manipulation Sometimes some patients have difficulty in getting their bending of the knee back. On rare occasion, manipulation needs to be carried out to get that. Range of motion from zero to 105 degrees would be considered more than adequate. You will not get full range of motion back in your knee. 4. There is a possibility of the components loosening and needing to be replaced. This is now becoming a less frequent problem. However, it may occur, and can even occur within the first year. Patients are usually admitted the day before the operation, and stay in from 10 to 14 days on average. Anesthesia given may be general or spinal anesthesia, the patient having his/her choice. The operation lasts approximately two hours. Post-operatively the knee hurts, but narcotics are given for pain relief. Intravenous medication is usually continued for approximately 48 hours. After having a total knee, one should not run or jump, but can engage in swimming, golfing, riding a bike, etc. The ultimate durability of these joints is not known. The main objective of total knee replacement is pain relief. If you do not consider your pain serious, you should not go through the operation. If you do feel the pain is affecting the enjoyment of your life and everyday living, then you should consider the operation. It frequently boils down to that question, which the patient needs to ask himself. •
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Whether it’s a tablet with an educational purpose or a big screen displaying the latest video game, the use of electronic technology is skyrocketing among kids. In fact, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, children ages eight to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours with electronics every day. Unfortunately, all of that screen time can cause eye fatigue, and ultimately have an impact on your child’s overall vision and eye health. To view things closer, our eyes automatically adjust by drawing inward; our pupils get smaller to focus, and our eye muscles adjust so we can see a clear image. As a result, extended use of electronic screens can cause tired, blurry or irritated eyes. Intense focus on a video screen also leads to a diminished blink rate, which can result in eye injuries. Although there is no scientific evidence that computers and handheld electronic devices
directly cause vision problems, using these devices wisely can help prevent eye fatigue and strain, as well as associated headaches, blurred vision and dry eyes. To help protect your child’s vision, consider these tips from Ameritas, a leading provider of dental, vision and hearing care plans: • Know that prolonged use of electronic devices can exacerbate underlying eye conditions, so electronics should be used in moderation. Limit screen time to two hours or less a day (including watching TV, playing video games and using mobile phones). • Encourage intentional blinking while electronic devices are in use to help refresh eyes with natural moisture that helps prevent bacterial infections, dry spots and corneal breakdown. • Reduce additional eye strain by managing glare from windows and using low-watt bulbs in light fixtures.
• Keep computer screens 20 to 28 inches away from the face. • Practice a rule of 20s to give eyes a rest. Every 20 minutes, ask your child to look at least 20 feet away for 20 seconds before refocusing attention up close again. • Move around and change positions periodically while using a device. • Watch for signs of eyestrain while electronic devices are in use, such as squinting, frowning at the screen or rubbing eyes. • If vision problems or discomfort arise, schedule an appointment with an eye doctor for a professional evaluation. When taking into account time at the office in front of a computer screen, many adults regularly use electronic devices for as long as, or even longer than, their children. Following the same advice not only sets a good example, but it can help protect your own eye health.
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Directory Allergy & Immunology Asthma, Allergy & Rheumatology Dr. John D. Martinez, M.D. 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-3778 Asthma, Allergy & Rheumatology Dr. Ronald E. Weiner, M.D. 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-3778 Asthma, Allergy & Rheumatology Dr. Warren E. Frick, M.D. 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-3778 Arthritis & Rheumatism Cotton-Oâ€™Neil Clinic Dr. Nancy Nowlin, MD 330 Arkansas Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2551 Cardiovascular
Dr. Elizabeth Guastello, MD 1130 W 4th Street, Suite 2050 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-3636 www.lmh.org Dr. Michael A. Hajdu, MD 1130 W 4th Street, Suite 2050 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-3636 www.lmh.org Dr. John Hiebert, MD 1130 W 4th Street, Suite 2050 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-3636 www.lmh.org Dr. Christina Salazar, MD 1130 W 4th Street, Suite 2050 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-3636 www.lmh.org Dr. K. Michael Zabel, MD 1130 W 4th Street, Suite 2050 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-3636 www.lmh.org Chiropractors
Dr. Roger Dreiling, MD 1130 W 4th Street, Suite 2050 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-3636 www.lmh.org Dr. Tapas J. Ghose, MD 1130 W 4th Street, Suite 2050 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-3636 www.lmh.org
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Adams Chiropractic & Wellness Center 1201 Wakarusa Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-838-9000 Advanced Chiropractic Services 1605 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-4181 Advanced Health Center, formerly Anthony Chiropractic 3017 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-2218
Advantage Medical Group 1104 E 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-749-0130 BD Kunc DC 2034 W 27th Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-843-2212 Chang Chiropractic & Acupuncture Clinic, P.A. 2201 W 25th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-7882 The Chiropractic Experience Wellness Center 2449 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-838-3333 Chiropractic Health Center 3320 Clinton Parkway Ct. Lawrence, KS 66047 785-843-0367 Hill Chiropractic Clinic 3320 Clinton Pkwy. Ct., Suite 200 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-9555 Dr. Mark Howarter 2449 Iowa Street, Suite Q Lawrence, KS 66046 785-838-3333 The Janssen Clinic of Natural Medicine 900 Indiana Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-830-0044 Kauffman Chiropractic Center 320 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-7373 McDonald Family Chiropractic 953 E 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-838-4357
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Directory Meyers Chiropractic Clinic 2120 W 25th Street, Suite D Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-2211 Miller Chiropractic 2201 W. 25th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-4114 Neu Physical Therapy 1305 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-3444 OrthoWertz, P.A. 4951 W. 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-856-7870 Peak Performance Health Center 3120 Mesa Way Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-7325 Risley Chiropractic 4920 Bob Billings Pkwy Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-6030 Robertson Chiropractic 3320 Peterson Road, Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-3979
Sport & Spine Chiropractic Dr. Joseph Hugunin, D.C. 3300 Clinton Pkwy. Ct. Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-856-2273 Stuart Chiropractic Health Center 1420 Kasold Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-830-8166 Sue Mulcahey, D.C., L.L.C. Chiropractor 2721 W 6th Street, Suite D Lawrence, KS 66049 785-832-9355
Dr. Scott T. Thellman, M.D. 1112 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-7677 Dr. Carla Brown Phipps, MD 4951 W. 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-6540 Dentists
Sullivan Chiropractic 3109 W. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-3979
Advanced Dental Studio of Dr. Joseph R. Gatti, DDS, PA 5100 Bob Billings Parkway, Lawrence, KS 66049 785-318-9261
Warner Chiropractic 2112 Bob Billings Parkway Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-3033
Dr. Jeffery W. Armstrong, DDS, PA 308 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-5490
Wright Chiropractic Office 4345 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-1352
Associates in Dentistry Dr. Charles Kincaid, DDS Dr. Paul Kincaid, DDS Dr. David Brown, DDS 306 E. 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-843-4333
Rodrock Chiropractic (Opens August 2013) 1440 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-832-8700
AesthetiCare of Lawrence Dr. Kathy Gaumer, MD 3510 Clinton Place, Suite 120 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-856-8880
Scholle Chiropractic Office 1807 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-749-4422
Dr. John W. Keller, M.D., F.A.C.S 1112 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-7677
Schroeder Chiropractic 1820 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-7600
Laser Cosmetic Center 4951 W 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-6890
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Lawrence Plastic Surgery PA 1112 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-7677
Rodney Brown, DDS 4830 Quail Crest Place Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-8610 Caring Family Preventive Dentistry Dr. Lan Gegenheimer, DMD 100 E 9th Street, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-7696 Carrera Prosthetics 2201 W 25th Street, Suite F Lawrence, KS 66047 785-749-0844
Cascade Dental Care Dr. Thomas Rainbolt, DDS Dr. Edward Manda, DDS Dr. Brent Jones, DDS 1425 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-1400 Chavez Dental Laboratory 1517 Craig Court Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-5602 Douglas County Dental Clinic Inc 2210 Yale Road Lawrence, KS 66049 785-312-7770 Edwards & Wilson Periodontics, PA Dr. Mark Edwards, DDS Dr. Angela Wilson DDS 4830 Quail Crest Place Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-4076 Enhance Dental Care of Lawrence Dr. Pat Moriarty, DDS 3514 Clinton Parkway Lawrence, KS 66047 785-832-2882 Gentle Dentistry, PA Dr. Christine Hoang, DDS 4931 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-312-9912 Dr. Robert Gollier, DDS 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-1557 Growing Smiles Dr. Kelli Henderson, DDS 1425 Wakarusa Drive, Suite D Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-5600 Dr. Jeffrey Hambleton, DDS, MS 1440 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-1188
Dr. Susan Hall, DDS 4102 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-7976
Lawrence Oral Surgery, LC 308 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-5490
Dr. Joseph M. Harvey, DDS, PA 308 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-5490
Legends Dental Dr. Ryan Brittingham, DDS 4900 Legends Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-5590
Haskell Health Center 2415 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-843-3750 Heck Family Dentistry 4621 W. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 785-856-8550 Jayhawk Dental LLC Patrick E. Jankowski, DDS 826 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 785-843-9122 Dr. Robert Jacobs, DDS, PA 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-9223 Lawrence Dental Centre Dr. Keith Jones, DDS 785-841-0233 Jeremy R. Robbins, DDS 785-841-8210 Paul D. Herrera, BDS, DDS 785-331-0027 647 Country Club Terrace Lawrence, KS 66049 Kings Dental Arts, Inc. 4901 Legends Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-838-3552 Lawrence Dental Solutions Dr. Les Miller, DDS Dr. Kelly Miller, DDS 545 Columbia Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-4840
McColm Orthodontics Dr. Shelly L. McColm, DDS 12 W 8th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-832-0809 Oread Orthodontics, Brent C. Wood, DDS 1425 Wakarusa Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-2483 Orthodontic Innovations David Jones, DDS, MSD 4910 Corporate Centre Drive Lawrence, KS 66047 785-865-5505 Dr. James Otten, DDS 930 S Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-843-6404 Personalized Family Dental Care, P.A. Dr. Marvin Heinbach, DDS Dr. John Hay, DDS 10 E 9th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-749-2525 Peterson, Krische & Van Horn, DDS Dr. Kent Peterson, DDS Dr. Matthew Krische, DDS Dr. Keith Van Horn, DDS 530 Folks Road Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-0705
Directory Ranjbar Orthodontics Dr. Daniel Ranjbar, DDS 4828 Quail Crest Place, Lawrence, KS 66049 785-832-1844 River Rock Family Dental Dr. Richard R. Valbuena, DDS Dr. Kelly A. Joice, DDS 1100 E. 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-856-8600
Dermatology Center of Lawrence Dr. Lee Bittenbender 930 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-7001 Free State Dermatology Dr. Matthew G. Buxton, MD 3511 Clinton Place Lawrence, KS 66047 785-749-7546
Van Blaricum & Newkirk, DDS Dr. Galen Van Blaricum, DDS Dr. Nealy Newkirk, DDS 3310 Mesa Way 66049 Lawrence, KS 785-843-2636
Kansas Medical Clinic 4951 West 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-331-4488
Dr. S. Kirk Vincent, DDS, LC 4811 Bob Billings Parkway Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-2902
Lawrence Otolaryngology Associates Dr. Lee A Reussner, MD Dr. Robert C. Dinsdale, MD Dr. Stephen L. Segebrecht, MD 1112 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-1107
Wakarusa Family Dental Dr. Allen K. Kelley, DDS Dr. Philip C. Gaus, DDS 4901 Legends Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-8894 Wilkerson, Saunders & Anderson, DDS Dr. Brian C. Wilkerson, DDS Dr. Michelle Saunders, DDS Dr. Justin Anderson, DDS 831 Vermont Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-6060 Dermatology AesthetiCare of Lawrence Dr. Kathy Gaumer, MD Shea Pritchard, LE Shon Tew, RN, BSN, MBA Ardeth Arman, RN, BSN, MS 3510 Clinton Parkway, Suite 120 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-856-8880
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Ear, Nose & Throat
Topeka Ear, Nose & Throat Dr. Michael D. Franklin, MD, FACS Douglas E. Barnes, MD, FACS Dr. Matthew D. Glynn, MD Dr. Scot D. Hirschi, MD Dr. Robert V. Lane, MD Dr. Tyler Grindal, MD Dr. Bart C. Patenaude, MD 920 SW Lane Street, Suite 200 Topeka, KS 66606 785-233-0660 Endocrine Diseases Cotton-O’Neil Clinic Dr. Charyse J Sindler, MD 330 Arkansas Street, Suite 110 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2551
Eye Care Dr. Curtis R. Anderson, OD Dr. Jamie Kills Crow, OD 932 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-8200 Michael J. Atteberry, OD Dr. Derek Swader, OD 3201 S. Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-841-2020 Crandon and Crandon Optometrists Dr. Elizabeth Crandon, OD, FCOVD Dr. Brent T. Crandon, OD 1019 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-3844 Drs. Dobbins & Letourneau 831 Vermont Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-5665 The Eye Doctors Dr. Jayme Brown, OD Dr. Erin E. Hamilton, OD Dr. John P. Harvat, OD 2600 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-842-6999 Flory Optometry, PA Dr. Steven Flory, PA 3300 Bob Billings Pkwy Lawrence, KS 66049 785-749-1010 Lawrence Eye Care Associates, PA Dr. Lynn O’Neal, MD Dr. Mary Pat Lange, MD Dr. M. Scott Hickman, MD Dr. Natalie M Koederitz, MD 1112 W 6th Street, Suite 214 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-2280
Lawrence Family Vision Clinic Dr. Dennis Hoss, OD Dr. Kenneth Trummel, OD Dr. Kevin Trummel, OD Dr. Sharon Green, OD 3111 W 6th Street, Suite A Lawrence, KS 66049 785-749-2020
Family Medicine Associates, PA Dr. Jean Schrader MD Dr. Dan Severa MD Dr. Stephanie Suber, DO 4921 W 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-830-0100
Dr. R. Kevin Lenahan & Associates The Spectacle 935 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-838-3200 Target Optical 3201 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-832-9370 Wal-Mart 3300 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-832-8600 Dr. Aaron R. Wilmes, OD 930 Iowa Street, Suite 3 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-1242
Daniel Dickerson, MD, PhD 600 E. 20th St., Suite 200 Eudora, KS 66025 785-542-2345 www.lmh.org Elizabeth Stamper, DO 600 E 20th St., Suite 200 Eudora, KS 66025 785-542-2345 www.lmh.org
Wink Eyewear 806 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-9465 Family Practice Advantage Medical Group Dr. Vadim Braslavsky, MD Dr. Natalie A Griego, MD Dr. Jay P. Kennedy, MD Dr. Carlos J Perico, MD 1104 E 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-749-0130 First Med Family & Walk-in Care Dr. David Dunlap, MD Dr. Ronald J. Burt, MD Dr. Steven M. Ramberg, MD 2323 Ridge Court Lawrence, KS 66046 785-865-5300
Bonnie J. Cramer, MD 406 Ames Street Baldwin City, KS 66006 785-594-2512 www.lmh.org Kevin E. Hughes, MD 406 Ames Street Baldwin City, KS 66006 785-594-2512 www.lmh.org
Elizabeth Beal, MD 410 Woodfield Drive Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-845-8400 www.lmh.org William Weatherford, MD 410 Woodfield Drive Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-845-8400 www.lmh.org Haskell Health Center 2415 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-843-3750 Heartland Medical Clinic Riverfront Plaza Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-7297 Lawrence Family Medicine & Obstetrics Dr. Rod Barnes, MD Dr. Malati Harris, MD Dr. Pamela Huerter, MD Dr. Larisa Kimuri, MD Dr. Lori Nichols, MD Dr. Steven Bruner, MD 1220 Biltmore Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-331-1700 Lawrence Family Practice Center Dr. Bradley Phipps, MD Dr. Carla Brown Phipps, MD Dr. Kimberly McKeon, MD Dr. Steven Thomsen Dr. Melissa Kalb Dr. Miranda Fowler 4951 W. 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-6540
Directory Dr. Karen F. Evans, DO 3510 Clinton Parkway Place, Suite 210 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-5070 www.lmh.org Lorene (Renie) Stephan, DPN, APRN 313 S. Union Street McLouth, KS 66054 913-796-6116 www.lmh.org
Dr. John P. Gravino, DO 3510 Clinton Parkway Place, Suite 210 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-5070 www.lmh.org Dr. W. Greg Stueve, MD 3510 Clinton Parkway Place, Suite 210 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-5070 www.lmh.org Dr. Sherri Vaughn, MD Moving to Total Family Care August 26, 2013 3510 Clinton Parkway Place, Suite 210 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-5070 www.lmh.org Dr. Thomas Marcellino, MD 3510 Clinton Parkway Place, Suite 210 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-5070 www.lmh.org
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Dr. Joy Kimball Murphy, MD Moving to Total Family Care August 26, 2013 3510 Clinton Parkway Place, Suite 210 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-5070 www.lmh.org NeuCare Family Medicine 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-727-4131 Coming August 26, 2013
Dr. Joy Kimball Murphy, MD 1130 W 4th St., Suite 3200 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-5850 www.lmh.org Luis Salazar, MD 1130 W 4th St., Suite 3200 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-5850 www.lmh.org Dr. Sherri Vaughn, MD 1130 W 4th St., Suite 3200 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-5850 www.lmh.org Watkins Memorial Health Center-KU 1200 Schwegler Drive Lawrence, KS 66045 785-864-9500
Gastroenterology Internal Medicine Group Dr. Teresa M. King, MD 4525 W. 6th Street, Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org Lawrence GI Consultants Dr. Charles Brooks, MD 346 Maine St Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2250 www.lmh.org Kansas Medical Clinic 4951 West 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-830-9033 Lawrence Internal Medicine, PA Dr. Kenneth K Kimmel, MD 3310 Clinton Parkway Court Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-7200 The Reed Medical Group Chartered Dr. J. Philip Hoffmann, MD 404 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-3635 Hospitals Lawrence Memorial Hospital 325 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-5000 www.lmh.org In-Home Care A Helping Hand Homecare 1425 Oread W. Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-0192 Brandon Woods at Alvamar 1501 Inverness Drive Lawrence, KS 66047 785-838-8000
Douglas County Visiting Nurses 200 Maine Street, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-6439 Trinity In-Home Care 2201 W. 25th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-3159 Infectious Disease Dr. Christopher C. Penn, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org
Dr. Gregory D. Schnose, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org
Kindred Care 1918 E. 23rd Street, Suite A Lawrence, KS 66046 785-856-1390
Dr. Richard F. Sosinski, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org
Acumen Assessments 730 New Hampshire, Suite 222 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-8218
Dr. Kevin J. Stuever, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org
Internal Medicine Lawrence Internal Medicine, PA Dr. Jon Barr, MD Dr. Rodney Bishop, MD Dr. Steven C. Dillon, MD Dr. Kenneth K Kimmel, MD 3310 Clinton Parkway Court Lawrence, KS 66047 785-842-7200 Dr. Molly Imber, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org Dr. Anna Kumru, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org Dr. Gerald B. Pees, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org Dr. Christopher C. Penn, MD 4525 W. 6th St., Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org
The Reed Medical Group Chartered Dr. Joan Brunfeldt, MD Dr. Walter P. Farrell, MD Dr. Donald W. Hatton, MD Dr. Eric Huerter, MD Dr. L. Elaine Kennedy, MD Dr. Lida Osbern, MD 404 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-3635 Medical Supply Advanced Homecare, LLC 2851 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-841-2200 Criticare Home Health Services, Inc. 1006 N. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-749-4878
Altman & Haavik 1711 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-331-4100 Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center 200 Maine Street, Suite A Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-9192 Blanchard Psychological Services 1441 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-838-8998 Cedar Branch Recovery Systems, PA 719 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-840-0374 Dennis L. Detweiler, LSW 1012 Massachusetts Street, Suite 200 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-0262 Christy L. Edwards, LSCSW 719 Massachusetts Street, Suite 118 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-766-6800 Vicki Condra-Williams 719 Massachusetts Street, Suite 117 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-1055
Directory Faith Works Therapy 3300 Clinton Parkway Ct., Lawrence, KS 66047 785-979-5434
Dr. C. Shaffia Laue, MD 1025 Kentucky Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-1243
Oxford House Eldridge 505 Eldridge Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-6420
Family Therapy Institute Midwest 2601 W 6th Street, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66049 785-830-8299
Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department 200 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-0721
Denise Parker-Timms, LSCSW 1017 Kentucky Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-218-3022
GaDuGi SafeCenter 2518 Ridge Court, Suite 202 Lawrence, KS 66046 785-843-8985 Dr. Peter Graham PHD 901 Kentucky Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-8218 Headquarters Counseling Center 211 E 8th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-2345 Healthy Solutions Biofeedback and Counseling Services, LLC 1012 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-979-2109 Heartland Clinical Consultants 544 Columbia Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-7296 Vickie Hull, MS, LCMFT 1201 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-1395 Randall Krehbiel 3210 Mesa Way, Suite B Lawrence, KS 66049 785-838-4400 KVC Behavioral HealthCare Inc. 1202 E 23rd Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-331-4200
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Life Enrichment Center 2619 W. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-2752 Mechler Counseling Service 2706 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66046 785-838-9700 Mind-Body Health Professionals, PA Dr. Jane Sharp PHD Mahasen De Silva, MD 3210 Mesa Way, Suite B Lawrence, KS 66049 785-838-4400 Neuvant House 1216 Biltmore Dr. Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-7900 Dr. Jeff S. Nichols MD 1023 Kentucky Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-6500 Dr. Patrick Nicholas, Psy.D. 1035 Vermont Street, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66044 785-764-2121 Susan Olson, LMFT 729 1/2 Massachusetts Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-371-0369 Oxford House Lawrence One 1620 W 19th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66046 785-842-1621
Recovery & Hope Network 1009 New Hampshire Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-1222 Sand Castles Inc. 1504 E. 800 Road Lawrence, KS 66049 785-832-2345 Helen Roads Santi, MS, PhD, LCPC 4101 West 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-550-2800 Donald J. Shoulberg LCMFT 900 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS 66044 785-832-8556 Dr. Scott C. Stacy PSYD 730 New Hampshire, Suite 222 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-8218 John R Whipple, MD 730 New Hampshire Street, Suite 222 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-0473 Nephrology Cotton-Oâ€™Neil Clinic Dr. Lakshmi Duvvur, MD Scott Solcher, MD 330 Arkansas Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-840-2551
Neurology Kansas Medical Clinic 4951 West 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-830-9033
John D. Clark, MD 330 Arkansas St., Suite 220 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-830-8324 www.lmh.org Sanjeev Kumar, MD 330 Arkansas St., Suite 220 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-830-8324 www.lmh.org
Obstetrics-Gynecology Lawrence Family Practice Center Dr. Miranda Fowler Dr. Melissa Kalb Dr. Kimberly McKeon, MD Dr. Bradley Phipps, MD Dr. Carla Brown Phipps, MD Dr. Steven Thomsen 4951 W 18th Street Lawrence, KS 785-841-6540 Lawrence Family Medicine & Obstetrics Dr. Rod Barnes, MD Dr. Steven Bruner, MD Dr. Malati Harris, MD Dr. Pamela Huerter, MD Dr. Larisa Kimuri, MD Dr. Lori Nichols, MD 1220 Biltmore Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-331-1700
NUrsing Services Douglas County Visiting Nurses 200 Maine Street, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-6439 Michelle Bennett, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 300 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-832-1424 www.lmh.org
Medicalodges Eudora Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 1415 Maple Street Eudora, KS 66025 785-542-2176 firstname.lastname@example.org medicalodgeseudora.com
Samantha K. Durland, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 300 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-832-1424 www.lmh.org Tiffinie R. Mercado, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 300 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-832-1424 www.lmh.org
Phillip Moreano, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 300 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-832-1424 www.lmh.org Emily Riggs, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 300 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-832-1424 www.lmh.org Complete Doula Services Stefanie Olson, CD (DONA) Lindsay Clements, CD (DONA) Madeleine McLaughlin, CD (DONA) Lawrence, KS 785-760-4067 Women’s Healthcare Group Margaret Estrin, MD Timothy J. Martin, MD R. Tony Moulton, DO Michael Proffitt, MD Kathleen Stone, MD Kimberly Schlichter, MD Courtney Younglove MD Hal Younglove, MD 3510 Clinton Place, Suite. 310 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-0326 Occupational Therapy Neu Physical Therapy 1305 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-3444 OrthoKansas,LLC Dr. William A. Bailey MD Dr. Sean A. Cupp, MD Dr. Neal D. Lintecum, MD Stephen L. Prô, MD Dr. Jeffrey C. Randall, MD Dr. Douglass E. Stull, MD Dr. Ryan M. Stuckey, MD Dr. Richard G. Wendt, MD 1112 W 6th Street, Suite 124 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-9125
LMH South Therapy Services 3510 Clinton Place Lawrence, KS 785-505-3780 LMH Therapy Services 325 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 785-505-2712 LMH Eudora Therapy Services 600 E. 20th St. Eudora, KS 66025 (785) 542-3344 Lawrence Therapy Services 2200 Harvard Road Lawrence, KS 785-842-0656 OrthoWertz, P.A. 4951 W. 18th Street Lawrence, KS 785-856-7870 Oncology
Luke Huerter, MD 330 Arkansas St., Suite 105 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2800 www.lmh.org
OrthoWertz, P.A. 4951 W. 18th Street Lawrence, KS 785-856-7870
Sharon E. Soule, MD 330 Arkansas St., Suite 105 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2800 www.lmh.org
Lawrence Pediatrics, P.A. Dr. Kirsten Evans, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.P. 543 Lawrence Ave., Suite D, Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-9090
Matthew N. Stein, MD 330 Arkansas St., Suite 105 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2800 www.lmh.org
Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine Dr. G. Charles Loveland, MD Dr. Terrance P. Riordan, MD Dr. Beth Rundquist, MD Dr. Marshall D. Kelley, MD Dr. Waco Goodnight, MD Dr. Chris Koster, MD 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-4477
Ronald L. Stephens, MD 330 Arkansas St., Suite 105 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2800 www.lmh.org Radiation Oncology Lawrence Cancer Center Dr. Darren Klish, MD 330 Arkansas Street, Suite 120 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-749-3600 Orthopaedic
Michelle Affield, MD 330 Arkansas St., Suite 105 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2800 www.lmh.org
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OrthoKansas,LLC Dr. William A. Bailey MD Dr. Sean A. Cupp, MD Dr. Neal D. Lintecum, MD Dr. Stephen L. Pr么, MD Dr. Jeffrey C. Randall, MD Dr. Douglass E. Stull, MD Dr. Ryan M. Stuckey, MD Dr. Richard G. Wendt, MD 1112 W 6th Street Suite 124, Lawrence, KS 785-843-9125
Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation A Helping Hand Home Care 1425 Oread W. Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-0192 Bird Physical Therapy 535 Gateway Drive Lawrence, KS 785-331-0106 Brandon Woods At Alvamar 1501 Inverness Drive Lawrence, KS 66047 785-838-8000 College Rehab Medicine Dr. Shari Quick, MD Dr. Steven Hendler, M.D. MBA 220 Arkansas Street Lawrence, KS 785-841-3661
Criticare Home Health Services, Inc. 1006 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 785-749-4878 Lawrence Family Practice Center Dr. Carla Brown Phipps, MD 4951 W. 18th Street Lawrence, KS 785-841-6540 Lawrence Therapy Services 2200 Harvard Road Lawrence, KS 785-842-0656
LMH South Therapy Services 3510 Clinton Place Lawrence, KS 785-505-3780 LMH Therapy Services 325 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 785-505-2712 LMH Eudora Therapy Services 600 E. 20th St. Eudora, KS 66025 (785) 542-3344 Marks Physical Therapy 2311 Wakarusa Drive, Suite E Lawrence, KS 785-856-9966 Neu Physical Therapy 1305 Wakarusa Drive, Lawrence, KS 785-842-3444
OrthoKansas, LLC Dr. William A. Bailey MD Dr. Sean A. Cupp, MD Dr. Neal D. Lintecum, MD Dr. Stephen L. Pr么, MD Dr. Jeffrey C. Randall, MD Dr. Douglass E. Stull, MD Dr. Ryan M. Stuckey, MD Dr. Richard G. Wendt, MD 1112 W 6th Street, Suite 124 Lawrence, KS 785-843-9125 Pilates Performance & Rehab 4824 Quail Crest Place Lawrence, KS 785-221-9609 TherapyWorks, P.A. 1311 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 785-749-1300 Visiting Nurses 200 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 785-843-3738 Warrender Physical Therapy 3115 W 6th Street Lawrence, KS 785-856-3220 Work of the Heart-Tania Atkins, NRCMA 409 Perry Street Lawrence, KS 785-550-2070 Podiatry Advanced Foot Care Dr. Mark J Taylor, DPM 1112 W 6th Street, Suite 104 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-840-9700 Dr. Lawrence R. Gaston, DPM 5100 Bob Billings Parkway, Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-0973
Dr. Christi L Gilbert, DPM, PA 3120 Mesa Way, Suite A Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-3338 Dr. Phyllis A. Ragley, DPM 1112 W. 6th Street, Suite 112 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-4202 Dr. James E Reeves, DPM 930 Iowa Street, Suite 2 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-4225 Psychiatry Robert W Barnett, PHD 922 E 1100 Road Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-4145 Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center Kala Bhana, PHD Glenda L Blomquist, MD Joseph M Douglas, MD Estanislas Rimando, MD 200 Maine Street, Suite A Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-9192 Blanchard Psychological Services 1441 Wakarusa Drive, Suite 200 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-838-8998 Pamela J Botts, PHD Linda L Keeler, MD 1200 Schwegler Drive Lawrence, KS 785-864-9525 Diane Bythell Psychologist 1112 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-841-9911 Vicki Condra-Williams 719 Massachuttes Street, Suite 117 Lawrence, KS 66044 573-880-4494
Directory Mahasen De Silva, MD 3210 Mesa Way Lawrence, KS 66049 785-838-4400 Judith Dutton, MS 700 Massachusetts Street, Suite 211 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-331-2600 Family Therapy Institute Midwest David D Barnum, PHD 2601 W 6th Street, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66049 785-830-8299 Dr. Mary Frank, MD 810 Kentucky Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-331-2000
Hiten B. Soni, MD 4525 W. 6th Street, Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049 785-843-5160 www.lmh.org Dr. Jeff S. Nichols, MD 1023 Kentucky Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-6500 John R Whipple, MD 730 New Hampshire Street, Suite 222 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-856-0473
Amanda Gudgell, DO 1130 W. 4th St., Suite 2001 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-3205 www.lmh.org
Meadowlark Estates 4430 Bauer Farm Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-2400
Krishna Rangarajan, MD 1130 W. 4th St., Suite 2001 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-3205 www.lmh.org Charles C. Yockey, MD 1130 W. 4th St., Suite 2001 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-3205 www.lmh.org The Reed Medical Group Chartered Dr. Lida N. Osbern, MD 404 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-3635 Radiology Radiologic Professional Services Dr. Robert Knight, MD Dr. James Mandigo, MD Dr. Todd Oberzan MD Dr. Gregory Orth, MD Dr. Scott Patrick MD Dr. Jack Stuber, MD 1112 W. 6th Street, Suite 110 Lawrence, KS 785-841-3211 Senior LIving Brandon Woods at Alvamar 1501 Inverness Drive Lawrence, KS 66047 785-838-8000
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Drury Place at Alvamar 1510 St. Andrews Dr. Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-6845
Medicalodges Eudora Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center 1415 Maple Street Eudora, KS 66025 785-542-2176 email@example.com medicalodgeseudora.com Neuvant House 1216 Biltmore Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-856-7900 Pioneer Ridge 4851 Harvard Road Lawrence, KS 66049 785-749-2000 Presbyterian Manor 1429 Kasold Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-841-4262 Sports Medicine Lawrence Therapy Services 2200 Harvard Road Lawrence, KS 785-842-0656
How YOU can support Farm to Preschool
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Did you know there is a growing national Farm to Preschool movement? Douglas County is a part of the movement and you can be involved in a number of ways! Farm to Preschool (or Child Care) has many of the same goals and activities as Farm to School programs.
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Josie Naron thought she wanted to be a doctor. But after volunteering at the local health department for the past year, she feels like she’s found her true calling: in public health. And she’s only 16. Through her work at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, the Free State High School junior has seen firsthand the difference she can make in the community.
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A prolific artist and well-known downtown shoe cobbler, James Patti is still remembered for his extraordinary sculptures. Patti chose sculpture over other artistic mediums because he believed in its unlimited possibilities.
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Directory General Surgery General Surgery, PA Lawrence Memorial Hospital
LMH South Therapy Services 3510 Clinton Place Lawrence, KS 785-505-3780 LMH Therapy Services 325 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 785-505-2712 LMH Eudora Therapy Services 600 E. 20th Street Eudora, KS 66025 785-542-3344 Neu Physical Therapy 1305 Wakarusa Drive Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-3444 OrthoKansas, LLC Dr. William A. Bailey MD Dr. Sean A. Cupp, MD Dr. Neal D. Lintecum, MD Dr. Stephen L. Pr么, MD Dr. Jeffrey C. Randall, MD Dr. Douglass E. Stull, MD Dr. Ryan M. Stuckey, MD Dr. Richard G. Wendt, MD 1112 W 6th Street, Suite 124 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-843-9125 Pilates Performance & Rehab 4824 Quail Crest Place Lawrence, KS 785-221-9609 Sport & Spine Chiropractic 3300 Clinton Parkway, Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66047 785-856-2273
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Paul Kolkman, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 202 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2200 www.lmh.org Dr. Stephen W. Myrick, MD 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-6644 www.lmh.org Mark A. Praeger, MD 330 Arkansas , Suite 202 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2200 www.lmh.org Dr. Cheryl Rice, MD 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 785-842-6644 www.lmh.org Chad Tate, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 202 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-2200 www.lmh.org
Lawrence Family Practice Center 4951 W. 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-841-6540 Lawrence Memorial Hospital 325 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-505-5000 www.lmh.org Prompt Care 3511 Clinton Place Lawrence, KS 66047 785-838-1500 Urology Dr. Jon J. Heeb, MD 330 Arkansas Street, Suite 205 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-749-0639 Dr. Doug Klingler, MD 330 Arkansas, Suite 205 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-749-0639 Dr. Michael A. Well, MD 330 Arkansas Street, Suite 205 Lawrence, KS 66044 785-749-0639 Vein Disorders
Urgent Care Family Medicine Associates PA 4921 W 18th Street Lawrence, KS 66047 785-830-0100 First Med Family & Walk-in Care 2323 Ridge Court Lawrence, KS 66046 785-865-5300
Dr. Dale P. Denning, MD 346 Maine Street Lawrence, KS 66049 785-842-6644 www.lmh.org
Hospital in Kansas and Missouri
Among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals®
Thanks to the unwavering dedication of our associates, physicians, volunteers, donors and leaders, Lawrence Memorial Hospital has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the United States. We are proud to be the only hospital in Kansas and Missouri – and one of only 20 medium-sized community hospitals in the country – to receive the highly esteemed 2013 Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® award.
Now in its 20th year, the 100 Top Hospitals program by Truven Health Analytics (formerly the health care division of Thomson Reuters) objectively evaluates 10 clinical and financial measures over a three- to five-year period of time.As a 100 Top Hospital, LMH has demonstrated that our patients have better survival rates, fewer complications, better long-term outcomes, shorter hospital stays and superior overall hospital experiences.
When you choose LMH, you’re choosing a hospital that outperforms thousands of other hospitals nationwide.To learn more about what makes LMH a top U.S. hospital, visit www.lmh.org/qualitymatters.