Women’s Services

“He’s one of the best:” Dr. John Schorge and the multidisciplinary care at Regional One Health helped Jenna overcome a medical mystery

When Jenna Bostick experienced a medical emergency, she needed specialized expertise and resources to determine what was wrong and provide the care she needed. She found both with gynecologic oncologist and complex gynecologic surgeon Dr. John Schorge, Chief of the Regional One Health OB/GYN Service. Dr. Schorge led a multidisciplinary team that help Jenna overcome [...]

2024-06-17T11:43:58-06:00June 17th, 2024|

New Healthy Start program aims to improve the health of women and their families by improving access to health care and other resources

Regional One Health will debut a Healthy Start program for women and infants this summer thanks to a $5 million federal grant. The program aims to provide expert medical care and community resources to help women, their babies, and their whole families improve their health and quality of life. Patients will be enrolled through [...]

2024-05-15T13:45:50-06:00May 15th, 2024|

During Women’s Health Month, OB/GYN Dr. Florene Odulana provides exceptional care and education to help women improve their health

During Women's Health Awareness Month, our providers are reaching out to educate patients about a variety of conditions. OB/GYN Florene Odulana, MD, MS, FACOG, is helping patients understand the symptoms of abnormal uterine bleeding and how doctors can help through surveillance, medication and surgery. Dr. Odulana provides comprehensive OB/GYN care including well-woman checkups, prenatal [...]

2024-05-09T06:33:34-06:00May 9th, 2024|

Improving care for women: Regional One Health ranks among the best in Tennessee for prompt treatment of preeclampsia, minimally invasive hysterectomy

Dr. John Schorge and his team in the Regional One Health OB/GYN Service are committed to addressing health care disparities in our community. They recently embarked on two successful initiatives to improve care for conditions that disproportionately impact Black women. Thanks to their efforts, more expectant moms are getting prompt care for preeclampsia and [...]

2024-04-05T10:06:35-06:00April 5th, 2024|

Regional One Health starting Menopause Support Group to educate and empower women to improve their health as they age

Regional One Health is hosting a Menopause Support Group to help women access information and support about a variety of menopause topics. Women are invited to attend the first session on May 1 at noon in the Jefferson Conference Room at our downtown Memphis Main Campus. Certified Menopause Practitioner Dr. Pallavi Khanna and a [...]

2024-04-11T12:34:45-06:00March 28th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Your risk for heart disease can increase during menopause – here’s what you need to know.

During menopause, women can experience an increased risk for serious illnesses, including heart disease. As a Certified Menopause Practitioner, Dr. Pallavi Khanna has additional expertise and experience in helping women manage that risk and avoid serious illness. Through lifestyle changes and medication, she can help patients lead an active and healthy life as they [...]

2024-03-14T08:17:28-06:00March 14th, 2024|

Cervical cancer is preventable…here’s what an expert wants women to know

Dr. John Schorge, a gynecologic oncologist at Regional One Health, wants women to know that cervical cancer can be prevented - it just takes knowledge, vaccination and screening. Women should be alert to symptoms like bleeding after sex, and should have routine pelvic exams and Pap tests. Better yet, the HPV vaccine, which is recommended [...]

2024-01-30T11:36:58-06:00February 13th, 2024|

“We can end cervical cancer:” With knowledge, screening and vaccination, women can avoid a scary diagnosis

Cervical cancer is entirely preventable - it just takes knowledge, screening and vaccination. Dr. John O. Schorge, a nationally-known leader in the treatment of cervical cancer and other gynecologic cancers, came to Regional One Health to make it easier for women to access the tools they need to prevent a cancer diagnosis. During Women's [...]

2024-01-30T11:36:50-06:00January 31st, 2024|

“He’s getting the best care right here:” Despite being far from home, the Jones family says Regional One Health’s NICU is exactly where they need to be

When Brooklyn Jones went into premature labor, she and husband Grant learned the NICU closest to their home would not have room for their son. They ended up traveling two hours to Regional One Health's Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center, where they've been since late October. Despite the challenges posted by the distance, they [...]

2024-01-24T11:17:19-06:00January 24th, 2024|
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