Blog Posts in 2016

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  • King's Daughters to open Oncology Center of Excellence

    King’s Daughters has announced it is building an Oncology Center of Excellence on the fifth floor of Medical Plaza A to enhance access to care and increase overall convenience for cancer patients. The Center is expected to open some time this fall. The expansion will transform a 7,000-square-foot clinical space with limited privacy to a comfortable 19,000-square foot facility that is patient ...
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  • Craving change? Join Choose to Lose

    Are you struggling to manage your weight? Let King’s Daughters help you meet your goals! Our Center for Healthy Living is offering a clinical weight loss program called Choose to Lose. You can join any time! Join us 5 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at KDMC’s Outpatient Services Center, 480 23 rd St. Cost for the program is $199, which includes weekly group sessions and feedback from lifestyle ...
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  • KDMC offers tools to help you monitor, protect your health

    Nearly everyone is trying to live a healthier life. We're eating more nutritious foods, increasing physical activity, visiting our healthcare providers regularly, and monitoring important health indicators. King’s Daughters is pleased to support you in your efforts to achieve better health by offering two special screenings: Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, April 22 King's Daughters ...
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  • Learn more about CoolSculpting at April 12 open house

    How often do you look in the mirror and think how great you look? If you’re like most, you probably cringe at a bulge … or love handles or a muffin top. Diet and exercise can help eliminate many problem areas, but some bulges just won’t budge. Then what? More Americans are choosing cosmetic procedures to help them look and feel their best. While liposuction can sculpt and shape ...
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  • Fit for the Cure event scheduled for April 15 at Ashland Town Center

    Susan G. Komen will host a Fit for The Cure event at the Belk store at Ashland Town Center from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 15. Wacoal fit specialists will be on hand providing free bra fittings and advice on intimate apparel. For the past 15 years, Wacoal has partnered with Susan G. Komen donating $4 million to help fund breast cancer research. Fit for the Cure stages bra fitting events in ...
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  • Nurse practitioners join specialty practices

    King’s Daughters welcomes nurse practitioners Jamie N. Bennett and Brian Gauze to its team of providers. Bennett joins the providers at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties Cardiology — Drs. David Bush, Zane Darnell, Chris Epling, Roger Klein, Jennifer Listerman, Terence Ross, John Van Deren and Sriharsha Velury. Bennett earned her master of science in nursing from Ohio ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes anesthesiologists to team

    King’s Daughters welcomes anesthesiologists Gabriel Jacobs. M.D., and Gavin Roth, M.D., to Riverside Anesthesia, providing services to surgery patients at the medical center. Jacobs earned his medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn., and is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes nurse practitioner to Cedar Knoll Pediatrics

    King’s Daughters welcomes family nurse practitioner Kimberly Newsome Stapleton to Cedar Knoll Pediatrics, joining pediatrician Muhammad Idrees, M.D., and nurse practitioners Kelly McArthur and Laura Wells. Stapleton earned her master of science in nursing degree from Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses ...
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  • Free Oral, Head & Neck cancer screening is April 12

    The incidence of oral, head and neck cancers is on the rise … and their impact on those affected by them cannot be underestimated. In recognition of April as Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month, King’s Daughters ear, nose and throat specialist Greg Baker, M.D., will be conducting a free screening for these cancers from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 in his office, Suite 420, ...
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  • Community invited to free Fitness Fair

    King’s Daughters will host a free Fitness Fair from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Thursday in its Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue Parking Garage). The fair provides a great opportunity for attendees to learn about the health and wellness businesses available in our region. Vendors for the event will include (but are not limited to): Advocare Fitness World Raceland Aikido ...
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  • Wheelersburg Open House is March 30!

    King’s Daughters Wheelersburg hosts open house, screenings on March 30 King’s Daughters Family Care Center Wheelersburg is holding an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 and the public is invited. Screenings will include checks of blood glucose levels and blood pressure, two important health indicators. The facility is located at 8750 Ohio River Road. Health is the ...
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  • Free Healthy Heart screening is April 1 in Ashland

    King’s Daughters is providing free healthy heart with EKG screenings beginning at 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, at King’s Daughters Cardiology, Suite 230, Medical Plaza B, 613 23 rd St., Ashland. The screening includes a screening EKG, total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels. It is sponsored by King’s Daughters in cooperation with the Kentucky Heart ...
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  • Cedar Knoll Family Care Center welcomes nurse practitioner

    King’s Daughters Family Care Center – Cedar Knoll welcomes family nurse practitioner Lee Ann Carter to its team. She joins nurse practitioners Jayne Estep and Emily Sargent. Carter earned her master of science in nursing from the University of Cincinnati and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Cedar Knoll Family Care Center, located at 10650 U.S. Route 60, ...
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  • Low cost blood profiles and vascular screenings offered this month

    Nearly everyone is trying to live a healthier life by eating better, exercising, visiting their healthcare providers regularly and monitoring important health indicators. King’s Daughters is proud to help by offering low-cost blood profiles and vascular screenings in our communities on a regular basis. March screening opportunities: Friday, March 18 — Ironton Family Care Center, 912 ...
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  • Catlettsburg Family Care Center welcomes family physician

    King's Daughters Family Care Center - Catlettsburg welcomes family physician Jonathan Tackett, D.O., joining Anna Patton, M.D., physician assistant Jason Mullins and nurse practitioner Rhonda Crawford. Tackett earned his medical degree from the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed residency at Pikeville Medical Center. King’s Daughters Family ...
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  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation patient shares his amazing story

    When Ron Smith first became a patient with King's Daughters Pulmonary Rehabilitation about a year ago, it was in preparation for a lung transplant. Suffering with severe COPD, he was able to do few activities of daily living independently. Now, Ron is no longer wheelchair bound; he's able to do much more on his own, including driving short distances, and he has even considered coming off ...
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  • Family care centers host open house events with free screenings

    As spring approaches, King’s Daughters Family Care Centers, Medical Specialties practices and Walk-In Care clinics are flinging open their doors and inviting everyone to come visit, participate in free screenings, meet the providers and enjoy free refreshments and giveaways! “We’re excited to invite the community to visit our centers,” said Lisa Ashley, primary care team ...
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  • Urologist William Boykin, M.D., first physician in Kentucky to perform new minimally invasive prostate procedure

    Men suffering from urinary flow problems due to an enlarged prostate, or benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), now have a new treatment option — a minimally invasive outpatient procedure called UroLift ® . On Monday, March 7, Urologist William Boykin, M.D., was the first physician in the state of Kentucky to perform the procedure, successfully treating three patients at King’s ...
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  • Welcome to anesthesiologist John Jenkins, M.D.

    King’s Daughters welcomes anesthesiologist John Jenkins, M.D., who joins Riverside Anesthesia, providing services at the medical center. Jenkins earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va. He completed residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Fla. Jenkins is board certified by the American Board of ...
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  • Free presentation, luncheon scheduled for colon cancer awareness

    March is colon cancer awareness month, and King’s Daughters will host Food for Thought: Colon Cancer, a free presentation and healthy luncheon, at noon Tuesday, March 22, in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of Lexington Ave. parking garage). Gastroenterologist Michael Canty, M.D., who has practiced with King’s Daughters for more than 25 years, will speak ...
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  • Blood drive coming Wednesday, March 16

    King’s Daughters will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. Appointments to donate blood are not required but are suggested. To schedule your appointment, please call the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767. Make a difference! ...
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  • It's Wear Blue Day for colorectal cancer awareness!

    It's National Wear Blue Day for colorectal cancer awareness! Thanks to Team KDMC for posing for our picture today. Colon cancer is one of the most treatable... and beatable cancers. But you have to catch it early! If you're 50 or older, or have a family history of colon cancer, or if you're in a high-risk group, it's time to talk to you provider about a screening. For more ...
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  • Free healthy heart with EKG screening March 11

    King’s Daughters Cardiology is offering free healthy heart with EKG screenings on Friday, March 11, at their offices, Suite 230, Medical Plaza B, 613 23 rd St., Ashland. Appointments begin at 2 p.m. The screening includes a screening EKG, total cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and blood oxygen levels. It is sponsored by King’s Daughters in cooperation with the Kentucky Heart ...
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  • Welcome to our new vice president of People Services

    King's Daughters recently welcomed its new vice president of People Services, Kelly Hurt. Hurt brings more than 15 years experience in human resources to the strategic team at King’s Daughters. Her experience includes talent management, compensation and benefits, and strategic planning. Previously Hurt worked for Banner Health in Greeley, Colorado – supporting 5,000 employees in ...
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  • Hall Primary Care opens in Russell

    King’s Daughters opened Hall Primary Care at 399 Diederich Blvd. in Russell. Family physician L. Daniel Hall, D.O., will provide services, including: Primary care for patients 10 years and older School, sports and employment physicals Surgical clearance Immunizations Some same-day appointments Hall Primary Care will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. New patients are welcome. ...
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