Family Medicine/Primary Care/Internal Medicine

Merlinda Lucas, American Furniture Warehouse

Patient becomes first at Sky Ridge to undergo PFO-closure procedure

by Debra Melani | Photos by John Menchaca

After their patient was stabilized and recovering from a stroke, doctors at Sky Ridge Medical Center delved deeper, seeking to answer the question: Why?

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Jake Jabs American Furniture Warehouse

Quick response, new treatment offers Sky Ridge stroke patient brighter future

by Debra Melani | Photos by John Menchaca

Merlinda Lucas, a 47-year-old Brighton resident, was treated at Sky Ridge Medical Center this summer for a stroke. Because her story is unusual, and because she was the first patient to undergo a special treatment at Sky Ridge that should dramatically reduce her chances of having a repeat stroke,...

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Adult immunization recommendations

by Maribeth Neelis

A survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that many adults fail to get important vaccinations, often times because they don’t even know they exist. Adult immunization recommendations can be complicated, because factors like job, travel and chronic conditions may increase...

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Brad Feld, Colorado Health & Wellness magazine, mental health

Brad Feld’s Village

by Sarah Protzman Howlett

Colorado Entrepreneur’s Take on Coping with Depression

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Endometriosis

Could It Be Endometriosis?

by Jennifer L.W. Fink

Reporting Pain is First Step Toward Minimizing Suffering and Improving Fertility

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Dr. Don Frei, a neurointerventional radiologist

Sky Ridge Medical Center Is First Southeast Denver Hospital to Offer New Stroke Treatment

by Jeannette Moninger

When a clot restricts blood flow to the brain, critical neurons that control movement, speech and thinking start to die. During a stroke, every second counts.

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Sky Ridge’s New Hybrid Operating Room Enables State-of-the-Art Patient Care

by Jeannette Moninger

In Fall of 2017, Sky Ridge Medical Center became the first hospital in southeast Denver to open a hybrid operating room (OR) at a cost of $4 million. Here, Dr. Colleen Hupp, a vascular surgeon with Colorado Cardiovascular Surgical Associates (CCVSA) at Sky Ridge, shares how this surgical...

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Acid Reflux

Banish Acid Reflux the Natural Way

by Maribeth Neelis

More than 60 million Americans experience acid reflux at least once a month, according to the Mayo Clinic.

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Meghan Gordon, Boundary Warrior

Pacemaker-Like Devices Solution for Pain, Tremors and Weight Loss

by Andrea Juarez

Muscles ripple in Meghan Gordon’s arms and legs as she squats and bench presses during her weight training workout. She is petite at 5’ 5” but a powerhouse, able to lift more than her body weight and impressively pump out 210 reps. At 41, she is the epitome of strength and discipline.

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resilient living

Hardship To Happiness

by Kris Scott

Doctor on mission to revitalize people's resiliency

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