Specialties

“I knew I could get better:” Faith, family and exceptional care gave Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge strength to overcome devastating injuries

Desoto County Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge was struck by a drunk driver while helping a stranded motorist fix a flat tire - and while his injuries were life-changing, he said the care he received from the Firefighters Burn Center allowed him to return to his family and his work. Dr. Ram Velamuri and his [...]

2021-10-13T19:40:36-06:00October 12th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Why is it so important to see a specialist for blood cancers?

During September's Blood Cancer Awareness Month, Regional One Health's medical oncology specialists are reaching out to educate the public about these complex diseases. They say blood cancers become more common as patients age, but advances in treatment mean people are living longer and better. It's important to see an oncologist who specializes in blood [...]

2021-09-17T11:15:03-06:00September 28th, 2021|

Regional One Health’s Dr. Ugochi Ogu is helping advance sickle cell disease understanding and care with discovery of a novel variant

Dr. Ugochi Ogu, medical director of Regional One Health's Diggs Kraus Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, recently led the discovery of a novel sickle cell variant. The discovery contributes to the overall body of knowledge about sickle cell disease, in turn helping physicians improve how they care for patients. At the Diggs Kraus Center, Dr. [...]

2021-09-02T09:08:50-06:00August 13th, 2021|

Women aren’t doomed to weak bones as they age – your provider can help you stay strong and reduce fracture risk

Our Transitioning Through Menopause support group provides women evidence-based information to make good decisions about their health. Experts recently addressed bone health, which is a big concern for women as they enter menopause due to dropping estrogen levels. An experienced provider can help you make lifestyle changes and, if necessary, find medications to strengthen [...]

2021-06-22T14:19:27-06:00June 30th, 2021|

New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center aims to establish Regional One Health as a leader in treating Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis

World-renowned Inflammatory Bowel Disease specialist Leonard Baidoo, MD has joined the team at Regional One Health to treat conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He plans to establish a world-class IBD Center that provides the type of cohesive, ongoing care that patients with a chronic condition require. Along with delivering exceptional medical treatment, [...]

2021-05-28T08:04:59-06:00May 28th, 2021|

Marvin Richardson reclaimed his voice and health with the help of Regional One Health’s unique Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy program

After undergoing radiation for a carcinoma on his vocal cords, Marvin Richardson started having difficulty breathing and speaking. He ultimately needed an emergency tracheostomy. Marvin's physician referred him to Regional One Health's Wound Care Center, where he could be treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which sparks the body's natural healing processes. The unique treatment [...]

2021-05-18T10:33:06-06:00May 18th, 2021|

Regional One Health and West Cancer Center partner to provide cancer care at Midtown location

Regional One Health has partnered with West Cancer Center and Research Institute to transition West's Midtown location to a hospital outpatient department of Regional One Health. Now called Regional One Health Cancer Center, the facility offers an exceptional level of care for cancer and benign blood disorders from an experienced team of medical, surgical [...]

2021-03-03T15:13:18-06:00March 3rd, 2021|

When a hand or arm injury impacts quality of life, Certified Hand Therapist Dardhielle Jean can help improve function and reduce pain

Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT, has joined our Center for Rehabilitative Medicine as a Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist. Her specialty in hand therapy allows her to help patient recover from injuries and illnesses that impact the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. These are complex parts of the body, and hand therapists use specialized [...]

2021-02-10T11:49:22-06:00February 17th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How does focused ultrasound compare to other treatments for essential tremor and tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease?

Focused Ultrasound is a new treatment for hand tremors that is being offered at our East Campus. It's an alternative to medications, which don't work for as many as 50 percent of patients. It's also a way to avoid invasive surgery that can carry risks and a difficult recovery. Focused Ultrasound involves no incision [...]

2020-12-16T15:39:52-06:00February 2nd, 2021|
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