Olathe Health Blog

Tag: Surgery

  1. Barb and Joe Peine

    His and Hers Hernia Surgery

    It wasn't the ideal start to 2019. Barb Peine had hernia surgery, and two months later her husband, Joe, underwent his own hernia surgery.

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  2. Christopher Lewis, DO, and Matthew Sherman, PA-C

    New Provider Joins Miami County Surgical Associates

    Matthew Sherman, PA-C, is now providing general surgery care in Paola.

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  3. Kim Thorup celebrates her last treatment

    Radiation Therapy Reduces Treatment Time, Gets Principal Back to School

    Olathe elementary school principal, Kim Thorup, was diagnosed with breast cancer on May 2. Because of a radiation treatment new to Olathe Health Cancer Center, she's healed and back in her office in time for the first day of school just three months later.

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  4. Allison Lee and her family

    Allison Lee Recovers Quickly After Gallbladder Surgery

    As both a nurse and a mom, Allison Lee of Gardner spends most of her time caring for her patients and her two young daughters, Harper and Nora. But when Allison started experiencing nausea and stomach pain after eating, she didn’t seek care for herself right away.

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  5. Amy and Larry Kircher

    Amy Kircher Stresses the Importance of Colonoscopies

    At the age of 63, Amy Kircher of Paola was living her healthiest life. But that April, without any symptoms, Amy's colonoscopy revealed devastating news: colon cancer. She turned to Dr. Christopher Lewis at Miami County Medical Center.

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  6. Brandon Fry Recognized as Outstanding Associate

    Brandon Fry is the Jan./Feb. Outstanding Associate

    Congratulations to Brandon Fry, RN, BSN, Robotics Coordinator at Olathe Medical Center for being chosen at the first Outstanding Associate of 2019!

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  7. Happy baby girl and mom

    Are Ear Tubes in Your Child's Future?

    David K. Hill, MD, is one of Olathe Medical Center’s Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) doctors. See his answers to common questions parents have about ear tubes for their children.

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  8. Patient and Doctors

    An Incredible Journey - From Beating Breast Cancer to Climbing Mount Everest

    Three weeks before getting married, most brides
 are stressing over final dress fittings, making final
 arrangements with the caterer and excitedly counting
 down the days before they say ‘I do.' For Olathe resident
 Kelly Long, the weeks before her wedding were spent in
 doctors' offices and the hospital, dealing with the news of a 𠊋reast cancer diagnosis at age 31.

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  9. Lung Cancer Patient Photo

    Breathing Easy After Fighting Lung Disease

    Jim Germer of Gardner claims he's one of the luckiest guys around. And that's after spending months in and out of the hospital being treated for lung disease, including lung cancer.

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