Blog Posts in 2018

  • Joint pain screening is Aug. 16 in Ashland

    King’s Daughters orthopedics and sports medicine staff will be conducting free screenings for joint pain beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 in the Outpatient Services Center, 480 23 rd St., Ashland. The noninvasive screening includes knees, hips, backs and other joints. King’s Daughters orthopedic surgeon George Aitken, M.D., and Marshall Health orthopedic surgeon Felix Cheung, ...
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  • King's Daughters receives national award for stroke care

    King’s Daughters Medical Center has once again received recognition from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations for delivering high-quality care to stroke patients. Cynthia Keely, director of system and quality improvement for the AHA, presented KDMC with the Get With The Guidelines ® -Stroke Gold Plus Target Stroke Honor Roll Quality Achievement Award on Wednesday, ...
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  • Health Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation recently awarded $11,000 in college scholarships to area students pursuing college degrees. The Edna and Mildred Monk Memorial Nursing Scholarship was awarded to five students pursuing a degree in nursing. The $1,000 scholarship provides assistance with the first year’s tuition, room, board, books and lab fees and is open to dependents of King’s ...
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  • Free hernia screening is July 18 in Portsmouth

    King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio general surgeon Adam Martin, M.D., will be performing free hernia screenings beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 18 at the hospital. A hernia occurs when an organ (or part of an organ, such as the intestine), makes its way through the connective tissue, muscle or wall of a cavity. Hernias affect men more often than women: It’s estimated that one in ...
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  • Free Carpal Tunnel screening is Friday

    Pain, numbness or tingling in one or both hands may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that is estimated will affect as many as 6 percent of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives. King’s Daughters is offering a free carpal tunnel screening, beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13 onboard King’s Daughters mobile health unit, at King’s Daughters Family Care ...
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  • Welcome interventional radiologist James Martin, M.D.

    King’s Daughters Medical Center welcomes interventional radiologist James Martin, M.D., to its medical staff. Martin earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, Ky. He completed a one-year internship in internal medicine at Chandler Medical Center at UK, where he also completed residency in diagnostic radiology. Martin furthered his education ...
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  • Hassan Abul-Khoudoud, M.D., joins hospitalist team

    King’s Daughters Medical Center welcomes family physician Hassan Abul-Khoudoud, M.D., to its team of hospitalists providing care for hospitalized patients at the medical center. Dr. Abul-Khoudoud earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and completed his family medicine residency at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn. He is ...
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  • Chad McCreary, D.O., joins hospitalist team

    King’s Daughters Medical Center welcomes Chad McCreary, D.O., to its team of hospitalists providing care for hospitalized patients at the medical center. McCreary earned his medical degree from Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Ky., and completed his family medicine residency at Lynchburg Family Practice in Lynchburg, Va. He is board certified by the American Board of ...
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  • King's Daughters receives $22K grant to fight opioid epidemic

    King’s Daughters has received a $22,264 grant to be used toward fighting the opioid epidemic in Boyd County. The grant comes from the Cardinal Health Foundation’s Generation Rx Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Education for Youth grant program. King’s Daughters, in partnership with Ashland Independent, Boyd County and Fairview school districts, will provide medication safety ...
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