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Adolescent medicine addresses concerns facing adolescents and teens, such as reproductive health, weight management and eating disorders, psychosomatic concerns, and overall well-being.
Adult and Teen Congenital Heart Program
Decades of advancements in congenital cardiac care has resulted in more adults than children living with congenital heart disease. That's why Providence has recently formalized a program dedicated to caring for adults and teens - the Providence Adult and Teen Congenital Heart Program (PATCH).
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care
Providence provides enhanced professional care for individuals living with chronic and/or disabling dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Anticoagulation and Pharmacotherapy
Providence provides convenient care for patients undergoing anticoagulant therapy. We work closely with your family doctor to monitor your therapy.
Providence provides a broad array of techniques to manage arrhythmia, or irregular heartbeats.
Arthroscopic surgery, or arthroscopy, is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that allows our surgeons to examine and treat damage to the inside of a joint. Surgeons using this technique employ an "arthroscope," which is a device that can be inserted into the patient's body through a small incision.
Assault and Abuse Services
The professionals at Providence know recovery from sexual or physical and domestic violence is a lengthy process. Recovery and healing is a personal journey.
Urinary Incontinence is a common problem, and it is commonly under-treated. Our providers offer a thorough and systempatic approach to sorting out the issues that contribute to incontinence, and to offering the best solutions.
Blood management focuses on strategies to reduce or avoid the need for blood products for all patients, and helps coordinate the care of adult patients who choose not to receive blood products under any circumstances.
Bowel disorders involve the inability of the body to control bowel functions. This may be related to an underlying bowel disorder or to the muscles of the pelvic floor.
Brain Tumor Treatment
Providence provides the diagnosis and treatment of malignant and non-malignant brain tumors. Each of our surgeons brings to the practice years of training and experience in all types of primary, metastatic and pituitary tumors, and knowledge of the latest, most advanced treatment modalities.
Cancer Genetic Counseling and Testing
Providence provides genetic counseling and testing to both cancer patients and others concerned about their genetic health history. Genetic testing and counseling provide information and guidance to help people understand their risk for hereditary conditions, including specific cancers.
For our patients, what matters most is being able to stay close to home without compromising on comprehensive cancer care. We offer advanced treatments, a team of cancer experts and a broad range of support services – all in proximity to family, friends and the support of your community.
The board certified cardiologists at Providence will evaluate your condition, recommend a treatment plan tailored to you and help you learn how to best manage your heart health.
Cardiac catheterization, often referred to as "heart cath," is an X-ray study of the heart used to diagnose and treat cardiovascular conditions.
Cardiac Imaging includes echocardiography, nuclear cardiac imaging, CT angiography and cardiac MRI. Your cardiac physician may order imaging tests to diagnosis your condition.
Providence offers the latest surgical techniques and innovations, performed by experienced board-certified cardiothoracic surgeons.
Cardiac Surgery Single Stay Unit
The unit consists of patient rooms with private bathrooms, and the most technologically advanced equipment available, allowing for the best possible cardiac surgery patient care.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful progressive condition caused by compression of a key nerve in the wrist. It occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. Symptoms usually start gradually, with pain, weakness, or numbness in the hand and wrist, radiating up the arm.
Chemotherapy (chemo) uses medicine to destroy cancer cells. Most chemotherapy medications are given intravenously and may include daily, weekly, or even monthly treatments. Other forms of chemotherapy could be an injection into a specific part of your body, a pill or liquid that you swallow or even a cream that is rubbed on your skin.
Clinical trials are research studies designed to answer specific questions about the effectiveness and safety of new products or new ways to prevent or treat diseases. They are founded on a close collaboration between the medical/research staff and the volunteers, both patients and healthy members of the community, who make up the core of a research trial.
Colorectal Cancer Treatment
Most colon and rectal cancers develop from a single cell in the lining of the bowel. The cells multiply and develop into a non-cancerous (benign) growth, called a “polyp.” As the polyp grows, it might become cancerous, with the potential to invade through the rectal wall or spread to other parts of the body.
Congenital Heart Disease
Providence brings together the skills of specialists in the areas of cardiology, cardiac surgery and cardiac anesthesiology to deliver expert personalized care for infants, children and adolescents, and adults with congenital heart disease.
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Coronary artery bypass surgery utilizes a healthy blood vessel removed from your leg, arm or chest wall. These grafts are then implanted on to the heart’s surface to allow blood flow to bypass the narrowed or blocked arteries. Although both veins and arteries can be used, our surgeons use arteries when possible because studies have shown that they remain open longer than veins.
Computed tomography (CT) Scan
CT scans, also known as CAT scans, obtain multiple cross-sectional images of the body by using special X-rays and computer enhancement to create an image many times more sensitive than a simple X-ray.
da Vinci Heart Surgery
Robotic heart surgery is done with a highly sophisticated tool that enables surgeons to perform the procedure with greater precision and control than is possible in traditional hands-on surgery.
da Vinci Gynecologic Surgery
If your doctor recommends hysterectomy, you may be a candidate for da Vinci Hysterectomy, one of the most effective, least invasive treatment options for a range of uterine conditions. da Vinci Hysterectomy is performed using the da Vinci™ Surgical System, which enables surgeons to perform with unmatched precision and control – using only a few small incisions.
da Vinci Urologic Surgery
Referred to by many as robotic surgery for prostate cancer or robotic prostatectomy, da Vinci® Prostatectomy is more accurately a robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery that is quickly becoming the preferred treatment for removal of the prostate following early diagnosis of prostate cancer.
da Vinci Surgery
The da Vinci Surgical System provides surgeons with an alternative to both traditional open surgery and conventional laparoscopy, putting a surgeon's hands at the controls of a state-of-the-art robotic platform. The da Vinci System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision.
If your child has a developmental disorder or delay, the doctors and staff at Providence have the expertise to evaluate, diagnose and treat them.
We offer comprehensive care for diabetes, a very common and chronic hormonal condition.
Providence Digestive Health provides state-of-the-art gastroenterology services. Our staff diagnose and treat disorders of the digestive tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, liver, gallbladder and biliary system.
Providence medical imaging services ensure the highest standard of patient care and excellence in performance, interpretation and delivery of cost-effective imaging services.
At Providence, electroconvulsive therapy treatment is provided by a team of board-certified adult psychiatrists credentialed in electroconvulsive treatment, with the assistance of anesthetists and registered nurses who have expertise in psychiatry and pre- and post-recovery care.
Electroencephalography, or EEG, monitors brain activity through the skull. EEG is used to help diagnose certain seizure disorders, brain tumors, brain damage from head injuries, inflammation of the brain and/or spinal cord, alcoholism, certain psychiatric disorders, and metabolic and degenerative disorders that affect the brain.
Emergency departments see patients based on severity of their illness, medical symptoms or injuries, not on a first-come, first-served basis. It is necessary to be clear and specific when describing your illness. This helps to provide the best possible medical care as quickly as possible.
Endocrinologists evaluate and treat conditions and diseases of the endocrine system. They specialize in the treatment of patients with thyroid disorders, diabetes and osteoporosis.
At Providence, our goal is to understand and control epileptic seizures, reduce their debilitating side effects and restore your quality of life.
Providence offers a full range of compassionate response to children and adults who are grieving the loss of a significant person.
Gynecologic oncologists specialize in the medical and surgical care of women with gynecologic cancers, as well as complex benign gynecological conditions.
Head Trauma and Injury Treatment
Neurosurgeons are prepared address a vast array of injuries and head trauma cases, including open-skull injuries, intracranial hemorrhage, subdural hematomas, concussions and spine fractures.
Heart & Vascular
Our heart and vascular team includes cardiac surgeons, interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, clinical cardiologists, thoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons and advanced practice providers. We provide a full spectrum of cardiac care.
Providence provides extensive care for the most critical heart patients: those who suffer from end-stage heart disease.
Heart Valve Surgery
Heart valves such as the mitral, aortic and triscuspid valves may require surgical treatment when they are not properly pumping blood through the heart. Most operations are performed on the mitral or aortic valves, both located in the left side of the heart.
High Risk Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Providence offers ongoing screenings and preventative care which includes regular clinical breast exams, mammograms and breast MRIs.
Infectious disease specialists diagnose, treat and prevent infections caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites, and team with experts from other sub-specialties to determine the diagnosis and best course of treatment for diseases like West Nile virus, new strains of E.coli and HIV/AIDS.
Infusion & Pharmacy Services
Clinical pharmacists work closely with the patient’s physician and the infusion nurse and dietitian to coordinate care for all prescribed therapies.
From the admissions staff to child-life and dietary specialists, to nurses and doctors, our pediatrics team is here for your family.
Many conditions that formerly required open-heart surgery can now be treated with nonsurgical interventional procedures which use techniques and technologies that typically minimize pain, risk and recovery time.
Interventional neuro-radiology utilizes a thin catheter to perform diagnostic and surgical procedures within blood vessels and spinal vertebrae, while using X-ray guidance
When a joint is so severely damaged by disease or injury, a joint replacement may be considered.
Interventional radiology, or image-guided surgery, is a sub-specialty of radiology where minimally invasive procedures are performed using image guidance.
The Providence kidney transplant team offers comprehensive and compassionate care, including expertise with living donor transplants, for people with end-stage renal disease.
Blood Work and Medical Laboratory Testing
Lab work, such as blood tests, help diagnose, treat or monitor your health and provide information that cannot be found on a physical exam.
Lactation Support Services
From help with nursing a premature infant to offering tips on keeping other family members involved, our experienced, board-certified lactation nurses are here to help you successfully breastfeed your baby.
Level 1 Cardiac Center
Level 1 is the highest ranking available, and means that we stand ready every minute of every day to provide rapid treatment for cardiac emergencies.
Liver and Pancreas Cancer Treatment
We strive to provide a comprehensive approach to evaluate, counsel and treat patients with liver and pancreatic cancer and other major conditions.
Lobectomy is the most commonly performed surgery for lung cancer.
Lung Cancer Treatment
Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with lung cancer, learned you have recurrent lung cancer or would like to get a second opinion, lung cancer specialists at Providence provide the personalized treatment you need.
Lymphedema is a type of swelling in a limb or body part caused by a compromised lymphatic system.
Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
Mako robotic arm-assisted arthroplasty offers a high level of accuracy for joint resurfacing and replacement. Mako can typically help you return to normal activities in a much shorter time frame than traditional surgery.
Makoplasty® Hip Surgery
When your hip joint becomes damaged by arthritis or injury, the pain and stiffness can limit your normal activities. If rest, medication and physical therapy don’t give you relief, total hip replacement may be your best option.
Makoplasty® Partial Knee Surgery
Makoplasty partial knee resurfacing offers new treatment options for those living with painful mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee, affecting only one or two components of the knee.
Maternity and Birthing
We provide comprehensive care during your pregnancy, and we will arrange for continuity follow-up care for the you and your new baby following delivery.
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Maternal fetal medicine offers specialized services for women with complications of pregnancy or abnormal ultrasound findings.
Our interdisciplinary team of specialists diagnoses and treats hundreds of children each year with facial birth defects, such as cleft lip and cleft palate.
The maze procedure was developed to interrupt atrial fibrillation’s irregular electrical patterns. During the procedure, the surgeon creates scar tissue in the atria with radio frequency waves. Formation and conduction of irregular electrical impulses are stopped. The scar tissue produces "dead ends," channeling the normal electrical impulses along a permanent new pathway.
Mechanical Heart Program
Ventricular assist devices provide support for patients awaiting transplants or in destination therapy.
Mended Hearts is the largest peer-to-peer support organization in the U.S. With over 300 chapters nationwide, Mended Hearts works to educate and support those afflicted with heart disease.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that lets your doctor see detailed pictures of the inside of your body. MRI combines the use of strong magnets and radio waves to form an MRI image.
Music-thanatology brings physical, emotional and spiritual comfort to patients and their families during a time of serious illness or at the end of life.
Natural Family Planning
Natural family planning is a form of pregnancy planning that does not involve medicine or devices. Natural family planning can be used to achieve or avoid pregnancy by tracking a woman’s bodily changes throughout her menstrual cycle.
Providence nephrology teams offer clinical care and consultation for patients with kidney diseases.
Neurologic Diagnostic Imaging
Neurological diagnostic exams asses your motor and sensory skills, the functioning of cranial nerves, hearing and speech, vision, coordination and balance, mental status, and changes in mood or behavior, among other abilities.
The Neuro-oncology program at Providence treats patients with cancers of the central nervous system, including brain and spine tumors
Your brain and nervous system communicate through a series of electrical signals. When this intricate communication system is disrupted, you’ll likely need to see a neurologist. The expert team at Providence Neurology Specialists treats a range of neurologic conditions.
Neurosurgery is the surgical treatment of problems of the nervous system. In addition to the brain diseases that most people associate with the field, neurosurgeons treat back and neck pain, spinal arthritis and herniated discs, spinal fractures and injuries.
Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
The NICU is dedicated to the care of acutely ill term and pre-term babies born at Providence or transported here for medical or surgical care.
Physicians use nuclear imaging to identify the arrangement and function of an organ, tissue or bone in the body.
Nutrition consultation services provide nutrition assessments for nutrition problems, such as obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, diabetes, pediatric and women’s nutrition, sports medicine and how to make healthy lifestyle habits.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Our obstetrics and gynecology specialists will work with you to create the best possible, most personalized treatment plan. We care for women of all ages, providing well-woman care and birth center services, as well as treatment of gynecologic disorders.
Oncology Lab Services
Our labs provide a variety of tests for oncology patients, including common ones such as CBCs (blood counts), urinalyses and basic chemistries.
Our orthopedic doctors work as a team with physical therapists to keep people healthy and active. To help minimize the risk of injury, we provide information on fall prevention, flexibility, conditioning and prevention.
Infusion Services department serves patients needing IV antibiotics or other IV medications, as well as patients needing blood transfusions.
Specialists in osteopathic medicine, interventional pain medicine, physical medicine, orthopedic medicine, behavioral medicine and pharmacology work closely with patients and their primary physicians to evaluate specific problems on an individual basis.
Palliative or supportive care is medical care focused on relief of the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illnesses like cancer, dementia, heart disease, lung disease and multiple sclerosis. Unlike hospice, palliative care is appropriate for patients in all disease stages, including those undergoing treatment for curable illnesses and people living with chronic diseases, as well as patients who are nearing the end of life and need comfort care.
Pancreas transplant is an operation in which a functioning pancreas from a deceased donor is surgically placed in your body. A simultaneous kidney/pancreas transplant is performed for people who have end-stage kidney disease and complications related to diabetes. A pancreas alone transplant is performed for people who have hypoglycemic unawareness or other complications from diabetes.
Patient navigators work with patients and families to help with many different needs associated with the health care system.
Once your child's condition is diagnosed by the pediatric cardiologist, there may be several options to correct the problem. Providence has long been a leader in the treatment of heart disease and has pioneered a variety of procedures, including minimally-invasive and robotic surgeries that result in less pain, tiny incisions and faster recovery.
Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Pediatric endocrinology and diabetes offers consultative service for children and adolescents with hormone dysfunction, including problems of growth, puberty, thyroid, adrenal and calcium metabolism.
Pediatric Gastroenterologists are trained to understand and treat children and adolescents with diseases of the digestive system, liver and pancreas.
Pediatric Heart Surgery
Our pediatric cardiac surgeons are highly regarded for their expertise in a broad range of congenital repairs.
Incontinence is no longer a taboo subject to avoid or ignore. It is common, real and most of all, treatable. At Providence, we help your child gain control and have the comfort and confidence he or she wants and needs.
Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU)
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) provides sick children with the highest level of medical care at Providence hospitals.
A child may be born with a kidney condition or acquire one through disease or infection.
A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is a type of nuclear medicine imaging test. It is used to examine various body tissues to identify certain conditions by looking at blood flow, metabolism, and oxygen use. PET scans may also be used to see how well the treatment of certain diseases is working.
Pediatric neurology or child neurology refers to a specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and management of neurological conditions in neonates (newborns), infants, children and adolescents.
Pediatric neurosurgeons at Providence have extensive experience in highly-technical surgeries involving the head, spine, cerebrovascular system and peripheral nerves.
Pediatric Oncology & Hematology
At Providence, we understand cancer impacts the entire family. Our multidisciplinary team includes oncologists, specialty-trained nurses, pharmacists, social workers, child life therapists, dietitians and many others.
Pediatric Palliative Care
Providence’s pediatric palliative care teams serve infants, children, adolescents and families during this journey with gentle, compassionate, medical, emotional and spiritual support.
Providence uses Behavioral Education Skills Training (BEST), a hospital-based day treatment program that provides intensive therapeutic treatment for boys and girls attending grade school, kindergarten through sixth grade; and The Psychiatric Center for Children and Adolescents (PCCA), offering inpatient treatment and evaluation for patients 12 to 18 years of age.
Whether your child is affected by allergies or asthma, the specialists at Providence can help.
The pediatric surgery team at Providence provides comprehensive, coordinated care for infants, children and adolescents.
Our multidisciplinary approach to pediatric occupational, physical and speech therapies offers a unique advantage to the children we treat.
Pediatric Urodynamic Studies
When children are experiencing difficulties related to urinary, genital and kidney functions, they require specialized treatment.
Pediatric urology deals with problems of the kidneys, bladder, ureters (urine tubes), and male/female genitalia in children.
Providence pediatric doctors, medical providers and caring staff provide pediatric care including preventative checkups, sports physicals, development tracking and diagnostics. We provide a kid-friendly environment that puts children at ease and keeps them healthy through all stages of infancy, childhood and early adolescence.
Perinatal Palliative Care
Our team walks with families on their journey through pregnancy, birth and death, honoring your baby as well as your family.
Physical therapists diagnose and treat patients of all ages who have medical conditions, health-related problems or injuries that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities of daily life. The goal of physical therapy is to get you back to daily activity without pain as safely and quickly as possible.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Reconstructive plastic surgery is meant to minimize any scarring that occurs due to a number of different causes. The goal is to make the site appear as consistent with the surrounding area as possible.
Prenatal Genetic Counseling
Providence genetic counselors consult with pregnant women and couples who may be at risk to deliver a child with a birth defect, learning disorder or genetic condition because of family or personal history, age, ultrasound results or serum screening test.
One out of every six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. It’s the most common cancer in men. When detected early, the disease is easily curable.
Providence Medical Group
Providence Medical Group is more than just your primary care doctor. Our network offers you access to cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, brain and spine surgeons, physical therapists, physiatrists, infectious disease doctors, oncologists, endocrinologists, urologists, diabetes experts and chronic disease specialists.
Our trusted professionals provide primary care providers with guidance on medications, diagnosis or recommendations for ongoing care.
Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment
Providence offers acute inpatient treatment for individuals with a primary psychiatric diagnosis. Treatment is short-term and directed towards evaluation, stabilization of symptoms and referral to outpatient services as needed.
Psychiatric Outpatient Services
Our board-certified team provides psychiatry services for patients of all ages who require intensive evaluation and treatment for acute mental illness in a safe environment. We provide individualized treatment plans and offer a multi-disciplinary approach in which we consult with doctors of other sub-specialties.
Pulmonary Function Testing
The full service pulmonary function testing lab is operated by experienced staff members that perform testing in a safe setting, making patient comfort a priority.
Our providers have expertise in a wide range of respiratory conditions including but not limited to: lung cancer diagnosis and treatment, asthma, pulmonary hypertension, sleep disorders, acute and chronic respiratory failure and various lung infections.
Radiation therapy used high-energy radiation to destroy the cancer cells' ability to divide and multiply. It can precisely target specific tumors without damaging the surrounding tissue. Radiation oncologists are the specialized physicians who treat patients needing radiation therapy.
Respiratory care services at Providence include diagnostic evaluation, therapy, and education of the patient, family and public. Respiratory care rehabilitation is an individually-tailored exercise and educational program for individuals with lung-related diseases.
Providence Spine Program specializes in comprehensive screening, diagnosis and treatment of recent neck, back and spine injuries, as well as unresolved neurological and/or neurosurgical disorders of the back, neck or spine.
Speech or language pathologists focus on evaluating, diagnosing and treating people with oral communication disorders. Speech therapists are instrumental in preventing problems related to speech, language, cognitive communication, voice and fluency. This includes both receptive (understanding speech) and expressive (speaking) communication problems. Speech therapists also treat people with swallowing disorders due to stroke, brain injury or nervous system impairments.
Our chaplains and spiritual care team supports all patients and their families inclusive and respectful of all spiritual beliefs.
A stroke is condition where the blood flow to the brain is restricted. When a stroke occurs, the patient's brain does not receive adequate blood supply. Blood carries oxygen to the brain, and if the brain does not receive enough oxygen, portions of the brain will be damaged, causing paralysis, vision or language problems and possibly death.
At Providence hospitals, patient safety is a top priority. Patients who undergo surgery at Providence hospitals can rest assured, knowing that their surgeons have access to leading-edge technology and equipment. By using advanced techniques, surgeons can make safe, effective treatment plans.
The survivorship program aims to help patients with the transition out of acute cancer care to follow-up and beyond. The members of the cancer team will continue to follow patients, but the survivorship program will help patients move back to their primary care providers for general medical care.
Providence Telestroke Network provides access to stroke specialists 24 hours a day.
If you have a condition that affects your lungs or chest, thoracic surgery may help improve your quality of life. Examples of issues range from chest wall deformity to pleural effusion and tracheal disorder.
Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography is a noninvasive technology that uses the Doppler Effect to measure the velocity and direction of blood flow in the vessels.
Tricuspid Valve Repair and Replacement
The tricuspid valve is one of four valves in the heart. It is located between the upper right chamber (right atrium) and lower right chamber (right ventricle). Several types of diseases exist that can affect this valve, and repair or replacement can help.
Trans Oral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
Our board-certified ear, nose and throat doctors are experts in trans-oral robotic surgery (TORS) for the treatment of cancers of the mouth, throat and larynx.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
For patients with severe aortic stenosis, there may be an alternative option to open-heart surgery. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, known as TAVR, is a minimally invasive option available to some patients.
Tumor Review Board
A tumor review board is a multispecialty group of health care providers who meet to review and discuss diagnostic information and medical treatment options for our patients with cancer.
Wound Care specializes in the treatment of a variety of conditions such as arterial, venous and diabetic wounds; pressure ulcers; burns and hard-to-heal surgical or traumatic injuries.
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