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From Our Doctors: Breast Cancer Second Opinions

From Our Doctors: Breast Cancer Second Opinions

UW Health Breast Center doctors believe all patients have a right to a second opinion, and that second opinions are valid and often times reassuring tools for patients. Listen to our breast cancer physicians talk about the value of second opinio...
2/03/2016 | From Our Doctors: Breast Cancer Second Opinions

Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Treating Plantar Fasciitis

UW Health's Sports Medicine doctors and physical therapists treat a wide range of common athletic and sports injuries, including plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of tissue in the foot. What is the most effective way to treat plantar fasci...
2/01/2016 | Treating Plantar Fasciitis

Bob's Remarkable Story: Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Bob

A screening showed Bob had an abdominal aortic aneurysm that was cause for concern. Through minimally-invasive surgery we repaired his aneurysm using very small incisions and got him back on his feet in four hours and happily back to activities ...
1/28/2016 | Bob's Remarkable Story: Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Generations Fertility Care in Madison, Wisconsin, is pleased to offer a Donor Egg Program. This program uses donor gametes (eggs or sperm) to help in the production of an embryo. While frozen sperm has traditionally been reliable, recent technol...
1/21/2016 | Donor Egg Program: Dr. Christina Broadwell

Partial Knee Replacement: The Patient Experience

Partial Knee Replacement: The Patient Experience

Beth had knee pain for almost a year, and the pain had increased markedly in the last few months. She met with UW Health orthopedic surgeon Richard Illgen, MD, to determine the proper course of treatment. After deciding on partial knee replaceme...
1/08/2016 | Partial Knee Replacement: The Patient Experience

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen

Young Madisen is a self-admitted "tough cowgirl." At birth she was diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis, and has had to have multiple procedures as she's grown to fix her heart valve.Using our low-dose radiation imaging technology, our pediatric hear...
1/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Madisen's Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles

Diagnosed with a heart condition at birth, Miles faced numerous surgeries and treatments before he was 9 months old.Our pediatric heart team and hybrid catheterization lab has helped him get back to being a kid.
1/06/2016 | Amazing Kids, Amazing Stories: Miles' Story

Tami's Remarkable Story: Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Colon Cancer

Tami

Tami always followed a healthy lifestyle and was concerned what her colon cancer diagnosis would mean to her family and her work as a personal trainer. But with a minimally-invasive approach to surgery, she is now back to her active life. 
1/05/2016 | Tami's Remarkable Story: Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Colon Cancer

From Israel to the U.S. for Kidney Transplant

From Israel to the U.S. for Kidney Transplant

The failure of her first kidney transplant, done outside the U.S., led Hadasa Soudak and her daughter Galia to the Internet to search for an outstanding transplant program. In their own words, learn why they chose the UW Health Transplant Program, an...
11/13/2015 | From Israel to the U.S. for Kidney Transplant

Heart-Double Lung Transplant: Kim's Story

Heart-Double Lung Transplant: Kim

Kim Lowery had Eisenmenger's Syndrome, a congenital disease that affects the heart. As she grew, her heart condition weakened her lungs to the point that her brother had to carry her from room to room because she was too weak to walk. After year...
11/13/2015 | Heart-Double Lung Transplant: Kim's Story